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Mixed Berry Protein Muffins

Mixed Berry Protein Muffins

Posted on Aug 16, 2015 in Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Making fruit muffins at home always leaves me conflicted.  You see, mum and I are both of the more is definitely better when it comes to adding fruit to muffin batter.  Because we love our fruit and more of it just makes muffins taste amazing. But there is a price to pay and the baker in me gets a major case of the sads when those delicious muffins, laden...

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Brûlée Tartes à l’Orange

Brûlée Tartes à l’Orange

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Tarts & Patisserie | 0 comments

Because it is Le Tour time again … three weeks of little or no sleep as I wish the time difference between the east coast of Australia and France were not so huge.   Our local coverage of Le Tour is a long-standing fabulous tradition and part of that is a segment called Taste Le Tour, presented by a Frenchman who has called Australia home for...

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The Merits of the Mise en Place (and chocolate cake)

The Merits of the Mise en Place (and chocolate cake)

Posted on Jun 8, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Fruit, Low Carb, Nuts, Protein, Special Diet | 4 comments

One of the best tips I could give to anyone who is new to baking (or even those who are more experienced) is to prepare their mise en place before mixing and baking. My mise en what? I hear you ask. Your mise en place … all your ingredients weighed and measured out before you start adding and mixing batter, dough, icing, whatever.  Everything ready...

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Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

Posted on May 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Cakes, Desserts, Fruit | 6 comments

I love Autumn foods.  Much more than I love the Autumn weather and certainty that Winter is coming.  But the produce!  Wow.  The second blush of raspberries is always the best for me, even though I know they will soon be gone for another year.  The new season’s pears and apples makes me want to bake, stat.  Chestnuts and figs make me giddy.  Yes,...

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Apple Upside Down Cake

Apple Upside Down Cake

Posted on May 9, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Fruit | 10 comments

For me, every day is Mother’s Day.  I love my Mamma more than anyone or anything and I let her know it as often as I can.  I mean, the woman has been putting up with my cranky pants attitude since the day I was born.  That deserves some serious recognition, and a fair few apologies from me 😉 It’s been a long time since I’ve baked the...

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