Category: RECIPES

Passion Fruit Mousse Recipe

Passion Fruit Mousse Recipe

Growing up in Brazil, passion fruit mousse was a part of day to day things. You’d find it in every street fair, every bakery around the corner, every birthday party. Today I was feeling a little homesick, so, I figured, nothing like the sweet taste of Brazilian summer to put me back in a good mood.

Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies

Happy apple pie day, everyone! Yes, this is a made up social media holiday, most likely an American invention, but since is autumn here down under, may 13th is actually a perfect day for baking apple pies.

Pecan Pie Recipe

Pecan Pie Recipe

This week I though I try my hand at a pecan pie, my first ever. And, let me tell you, it will certainly not be the last. With a buttery flakey crust, a gooey maple flavoured filling and crunchy delicious pecans on top, what a yummy pie this is.

Cherry and White Chocolate Macarons

Cherry and White Chocolate Macarons

Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate this year, I made maraschino cherry flavoured macarons with an white chocolate ganache filling. They came out finger licking great. Crunchy and chewy and really delicious.

Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Every year, when starts to get colder, I immediately start collecting recipes with lots of cinnamon. There is something about cold weather and that spicy smell that just goes perfectly together.

Double Chocolate Macarons Recipe

Double Chocolate Macarons Recipe

Winter is coming. Which means ‘all you can eat’ season is upon us. *Ring the bell. No shame! No shame! No shame! We deserve it, we counted calories, we said no to carbs, we worked out, but now summer is gone, bring us the chocolate. Double the amount!

Macaron Tips and Tricks

Macaron Tips and Tricks

Baking macarons is hard, y’all. It requires a little patience, some technique and a lot of practice. I’ve been watching a lot of videos of professional bakers making them and taking notes of their tips and tricks, and even though I’m not an expert, I thought I would shared what I learned.

How to Temper Chocolate

How to Temper Chocolate

Tempering chocolate is not the seven headed monster cooking shows on TV led you to believe it is. There’s really not much to it. It is simply an annoying little extra step in the melting chocolate process one must take in order for the chocolate to have a nice glossy shine, a crisp snap and a pleasant texture when eaten.

Lamington Cupcakes Recipe

Lamington Cupcakes Recipe

When I first moved to Australia, my newly acquired friend Faten put together an adorable care package for me. It contained delicious sweets Aussies love: tim tams, vovos, anzac biscuits and, of coarse, lamingtons. I was love at first bite.