A simple 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 my Mum’s Lemon & Orange…

Yoghurt dough pizza scrolls

Yoghurt Dough Pizza Scrolls

It’s been a busy start to 2017! 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 all systems go! Despite the…

Torta del nonna recipe

Torta della Nonna

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 my childhood, where Italian…

Banana Bread with Walnuts

Whenever I have 3 overripe bananas I make this quick and easy loaf that is so popular with the family. Hubby will actually hint during breakfast, “I see 3 overripe bananas in the fruit bowl, Mumma!”.  I mostly respond with “well you better eat them before they go completely off!”  We laugh it off knowing that I’ll…