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peach melba and melba toast

History of the Peach Melba and Melba Toast

There are a number of foods and desserts that are named after famous individuals. Just as the meringue dessert Pavlova has been named for Anna Pavlova the famous ballerina, another distinctive individual has 4 foods named in her honour. Dame Nellie Melba of the Victorian Era was undoubtedly one of the most renowned opera singers […]

Australia's most iconic desserts

A Brief Introduction to Australia’s Most Iconic Desserts

When it comes to spending leisurely moments, people in Australia prefer to organise BBQ parties rather than spend time baking. However, the county has a rich heritage of traditional sweets and desserts; most of these use very simple and easily-available ingredients (such as chocolate & jam, sponge and cream), that were commonly used in the […]

leftover chocolate

8 Smart Ideas to Use up Leftover Chocolate

Chocolate has a universal appeal and kids and adults alike enjoy it in various forms. It is used in a range of desserts and baked goodies, and when the holiday season sets in, people across the country pull out their chocolate dessert and candy recipes to create outstanding delicacies that can tantalise the most discerning […]