Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tiramisu Semifreddo

If I had to choose one cake recipe to take to a desert island, it would probably be the Almond and Coconut Cake given in the previous post – the easiest cake to make and just delicious. If I had … Continue reading

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Almond and Coconut Cake (gluten free)

I made this cake for a staff morning tea for the Faculty of Education at UTAS, another of Belinda Jeffery’s inspirations—adapted from her book Mix and Bake. She describes it as ‘an unassuming slim little cake’, which in my mind … Continue reading

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Chocolate Eclairs

When I was a little girl, holding my mother’s hand as we did the food shopping in Caulfield, I was often treated with a chocolate eclair – my favourite sweet. Now, when I make them as an adult, I am reminded … Continue reading

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A use for my new Armitage Auction bowls!

I recently catered the opening of the RACT Insurance 2010 Tasmanian Youth Portraiture Prize in the NEW Gallery of the University of Tasmania (that’s a lot of hyperlinks for one sentence). The antipasto platters I created provided the perfect opportunity to … Continue reading

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