Choc-chip zucchini + beetroot “donut” cake.

Things that don’t look/taste like they’re full of vegetables: this cake. Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel: DIY Mendl’s “Courtesan au Chocolat”

The Grand Budapest Hotel was perfection, and Mendl’s signature “Courtesan au Chocolat” apparently divine. Now, tiny fiddly pastries aren’t really my thing. But I have recently procured a piping set. And a bunch of food colouring gels… Continue reading

White chocolate, lemon and blueberry lamingtons.

The lamingtons of my childhood were often the size of a Rubik’s cube… and drier than the Australian outback. These bright, sweet gems are about a quarter of the size, and the sponge alone is something magic. Add white chocolate, blueberry jam and lemon curd and you’re subverting tradition in the most delicious way. Continue reading