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Daring Bakers May – Pièce Montée

[donotprint] The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Cat of Little Miss Cupcake. Cat challenged everyone to make a piece montée, or croquembouche, based on recipes from Peter Kump’s Baking School in Manhattan and Nick Malgieri. As soon as I saw this recipe, I had three thoughts: 1. I SO do not need […]

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Les Petits Chefs – Food Revolution Week 9

[donotprint] The boys have been begging me to make a sweet treat and I relented this week with Jamie’s fruit scones. I had already seen them made with great success, notably by Rachael (La Fuji Mama)’s daughter who is so much younger than the boys in my cooking club and they have been on my […]

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Les petits chefs meet the Daring Bakers – Food Revolution Week 5

[donotprint] The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. The alternative was a proper steamed sponge pudding which I was excited about trying – it brought back memories of my mum’s […]

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ANZAC biscuits

[donotprint] April 25th is ANZAC Day, commemorating the landing by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli on April 25th, 1915.  Nowadays it is a day of remembrance where we honour the memories of those who have served and died in all military operations.  The spirit of ANZAC is one of courage, mateship […]

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Daring Bakers Orange Tian

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. To tell you the truth, my heart wasn’t really into this challenge from the start – something to do […]

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Adelaide Central Market #6

Adelaide Central Market #6

Today’s destination: Adelaide Central MarketToday’s theme: Baked Goods Ubiquitous. Along with: Mini pasties and Mini sausage rolls. (these frog cakes looked a little tired but I was glad to see them nonetheless!) The real deal custard tarts have finally made it to Australia! Hooray! Kitchener buns. Wikipedia describes them as: a split bun made from […]

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