I blog almost nothing but sweet things but truth be told I do not have a sweet tooth. I crave savoury things, with a specific nod to the cheese family. Give me brie or give me death.
Many of my fav desserts – which I daren’t make lest I scoff the lot – have a cheese element: tiramisu, baked cheesecake, red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, cheese platter…
I have new cheese-esque addition to the top dessert list after recently baking this incredibly easy and delicious ricotta and honey tart. Continue reading
Brown butter, I have decided, should be included in the government’s food pyramid. At the pointy end – nestled between legumes and fresh vegetables.
It is utterly delicious and life-changing. Who’d athunk that simply cooking butter until dark golden could create such a luscious taste sensation? Continue reading
I recently baked and blogged rich, dark chocolate brownies. These were a decadent treat and one for adults only.
This time it is sweetness and light in the shape of fresh strawberry and white chocolate blondies.
I made these as a thank you for a lovely friend, Maria, who was the first person to ‘like’ my brand spanking new Hungry Mum Facebook page! Feel free to like my Facebook page – and I’ll like yours back 🙂 Continue reading
I recently took part in the second annual The Sweet Swap, run by the lovely Belly Rumbles and Chewtown. This is an Australia-wide even where bloggers create a batch of something, are matched with three other food bloggers, and send their parcels of yumminess to those three bloggers. In return you receive three lots of sweet teats form three different food bloggers.
Imagine all the behind the scenes work done by Sara (Belly Rumbles) and Amanda (Chewtown) in putting it all together! Continue reading
Going through my stats recently it occurred to me that you all love Donna Hay. This makes me incredibly happy because – as you may have guessed – I too love Donna. I have mentioned it many MANY times here before so it is wonderful to see that we are in simpatico 🙂 Continue reading
There is no polite way of describing how I react around smoked salmon. I like the word gourmand but feel glutton is more apt. I adore the stuff and love it served any way – on sandwiches, in pasta, wolfed straight from the packet… Continue reading