Buche de Noel – A French Christmas Dessert w Nutella

Buche de Noel – A French Christmas Dessert w Nutella

Bûche de Noël – Nutella and Spéculoos Today I need to introduce you to the newest member of our family, her name is Romane. Romane has been living with us for just over one month now, and is a 16 year exchange student from France. We have been having an awesome time showing Romane around Coffs Continue reading

Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Christmas Tree

Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Christmas Tree

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! Okay so I'm getting into the Christmas spirit a little early this year. I may have also made this Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Christmas Tree centrepiece a fraction early also. What do you think? Each year my mother in law puts a Ferroro Rocher Chocolate Christmas Continue reading

12 Quick and Easy Christmas Treats to Make

12 Quick and Easy Christmas Treats to Make

I have been spending a lot of time trawling the internet looking for delicious Christmas treats to make with the kids.  There are so many gorgeous, cute ideas out there! I decided I needed to share some of my favourite recipes from other websites with readers.  If you follow me on Pinterest you Continue reading

Deep Fried Camembert Appetiser w Spiced Cherry Paste

Deep Fried Camembert Appetiser w Spiced Cherry Paste

Appetisers and finger foods are my favourite types of dishes! I love to eat them, and I love to serve them to others. They're particularly special because they are so small, and every bit of deliciousness is contained in those one or two mouthfuls. As my husband tells me, "Each bite needs to be a Continue reading

Chocolate Brownie Christmas Trifle

Chocolate Brownie Christmas Trifle

The upcoming Christmas season is the perfect excuse for me to start trying out some delicious dessert recipes. This weekend was also a friends birthday, so I knew I would be making a Christmas Trifle to bring along to the party. I figured it would make a good practise run and I was pretty confident Continue reading

Christmas Detox Beetroot Salad

Christmas Detox Beetroot Salad

The silly season has just began and already I am feeling the need for a detox!  December means Christmas parties, pre-Christmas get togethers and my birthday. These are all great reasons to celebrate with a drink or two. Just 15 days into December and I'm feeling a little boozy and unhealthy. Rather Continue reading

Honey Macadamia Christmas Cake

Honey Macadamia Christmas Cake

So how are your Christmas preparations going? I am still in the kitchen cooking! This year I was looking for an elegant yet simple Christmas Cake for my family celebrations.  I am a little bit over the traditional dark cakes. This year I wanted something with a spark of flavour , made Continue reading

White Christmas Rocky Road

White Christmas Rocky Road

Sometimes it takes me a little while to photograph the things I make. The White Christmas Rocky Road took a particularly long time! It was so easy to make, the kids even helped, but I just didn't get a chance to take the pictures. When I run short of time the family knows not to sample the Continue reading

Compost Christmas Cookies

Compost Christmas Cookies

What a strange name, "Compost Christmas Cookies." The original compost cookie was the brainchild of Momofuku Cafe. They're so named because they have a random mix of sweet and savoury ingredients all thrown together. I've made compost cookies before but today I wanted to do a Christmas Cookie Continue reading

Christmas Rum Balls & Truffles

Christmas Rum Balls & Truffles

Rum Balls are a Christmas tradition in our house. Every year we have rum balls right through out the month of December. This year I have started a little earlier so you too can have them ready for gift giving, or devouring as you put up the Christmas decorations. These rum balls are Continue reading

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