Desserts

Strawberry Cake…. without the eggs

Posted on Aug 29, 2012 in Baking, Desserts

Strawberry Cake…. without the eggs

Like any proud strawberry one should aspire to be plumb, firm, well rounded and have a solid natural red colouring that delivers a sweet delicate flavour. The Queensland strawberries I’ve been enjoying lately have been just that, and frankly, I can’t get enough of them.

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Disaronno Amaretto and Lime Soufflé

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 in Desserts

Disaronno Amaretto and Lime Soufflé

Apparently Miss Foodie doesn’t cook enough desserts, so as any good food blogger would have it, I have listened to my foodie friends and adventurously created my first ever soufflé for you all. Not having attempted soufflé before I searched through my cookbooks for an easy to follow recipe. Featured in my French Classics Made Easy cookbook was a delightful Grand Marnier Soufflé recipe. Apparently the soufflé au Grand Marnier as it’s known is one of the most popular dessert soufflés in France. Not having any Grand Marnier on hand, I opted to give mine a little Miss Foodie twist by...

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Bread and Butter Pudding w Dates and Banana

Posted on Jul 4, 2012 in Baking, Desserts

Bread and Butter Pudding w Dates and Banana

I’ve been dreaming of a sweet piece of deliciousness drizzled with custard, cream or ice cream so to whet my appetite I decided to do my own take on the traditional British classic, bread and butter pudding.

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Picnic Lunch

Posted on Jun 12, 2012 in Baking, Desserts, Foodie Gift Ideas, Picnic Inspired, Starters

Picnic Lunch

My Mum recently celebrated her birthday. As a gift to her, I decided to put together a yummy picnic lunch for us to enjoy in the park, she was most delighted, I think she actually enjoyed it more than her birthday present. This got me thinking… do we really need to spend so much money on elaborate gifts for our nearest and dearest? Everyone gets so caught up in buying presents for people, when really, the person we’re usually buying it for would more often than not appreciate a handmade gift. Why? Because you’ve created something extra special, you’ve gone out of your way to make...

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