What is Strawberry Petit Four and What is Its Recipe?

Petit Fours are essentially bite-sized confections that are served as a dessert or even as a sweet-treat with tea/coffee. The name itself- “petit four” is French, and translates into “small oven”. There are a number of Petit Fours, but the little cakes (with a filling), that are glazed & decorated, are the most common ones. […]

The French Strawberry Tart and How to Make It

French Strawberry Tart is an extremely popular dessert across Australia and now that this delectable fruit is in season, there’s all the more reason to find out a little about its history and how you can make it. One of the main attractions of this tart is its shortbread crust and vanilla custard combination that […]

How to make Chocolate Coated Strawberries

Chocolate Coated Strawberries What could be more tempting than chocolate-covered strawberries? They look beautiful and taste wonderful. Its strawberry season and there is no such thing as too many strawberries or too much chocolate. Put these 2 delectable ingredients together and you have heaven on your plate.

Buttermilk Scones, Softer than Silk

Scones are made somewhat like biscuits… They have a very flaky and delicate texture which is a result of the very careful cutting-in of the butter; not to mention the very light hand that is used to mix-in the rest of the ingredients. Many people make them with traditional Zante currants, but the recipe can […]

Going Bananas over Banana Bread

Bananas were probably one of the most modest fruit available and probably one of the most unappreciated ones as well. But now, the current has changed and the banana tidal wave has hit the baking world. Of course, there are still some countries in the world that will cold shoulder this fruit and not even […]

10 Healthy Kids Birthday Cakes

The National Health & Medical Research Council in Australia has now come out with some new guidelines that childcare agencies will have to follow with reference to hygiene rules. Among all the changes, there is also a ban on blowing-out candles on any communal birthday cake. The suggestion is that parents should send separate cupcakes […]

French-Styled Cakes that are a must Try

Baking French-styled cakes is an art and a science and not something that can be mastered very easily. But once you have practiced and honed the skill, you will find that it’s a fairly simple proposition. The success of French-style baking lies in acquiring the best possible ingredients- the freshest eggs and very high-quality flours […]

Ganache Helps you Bake with Panache!

What is Ganache: Ganache is a chocolate and cream concoction that can be found in different avatars in baked products. It’s essentially a French word and is used to describe a pastry icing, liquid coating or a filling. The Ganache History A large percentage of cooks believe that the Ganache is of Swiss origin and […]

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