Torta Di Clementine (clementine cake)

torta di clementine clementine cake ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ – what a fabulous movie that is! One of my favourites, staring Ben Stiller as Walter Mitty.  An inspiring movie about finding the courage to leap into the extraordinary adventure that is life; and celebrates the delightfulness of ‘clementine cake’!! Shirley Maclaine plays Walter’s mum…

Torta Al Limone (lemon cake)

torta al limone lemon cake Without a doubt, citrus cakes are my absolute favourite! They are simple looking cakes, rustic you could say, however bursting with pleasurable tangy refreshing light flavours. These are the types of cakes where it is impossible to stop at one slice. I remember as a young child I would devour…

Yoghurt dough pizza scrolls

Yoghurt Dough Pizza Scrolls

Yoghurt Dough Pizza Scrolls 2017 was a busy year. Our little munchkin, Freya, started “big” school (kindergarten), Dadda went on his overseas trip for work which resulted in a three-week absence (yes, that was hard yakka), and renovations commenced here at home for our cooking studio (renovations are also hard yakka, but I’m excited!).  It’s…

Torta del nonna recipe

Torta della Nonna

Torta della Nonna Grandmother’s cake Torta della Nonna literally translates to ‘grandmother’s cake’.  It’s a delicate Italian shortcrust pastry which encases silky soft crema pasticcera and topped with pine nuts. Traditionally known as a Florentine dessert, but then again, everyone’s nonna claims it as their own, making it slightly different. This dessert brings me back to…