Tag Archives: Raspberry

Australia’s Answer To Tiramisu. A Trip Through Our Modern Culinary History. Chocolate Ripple Cake.

Italy has its Tiramisu.  Savoiardi biscuits. Dipped in coffee liqueur. Smothered in mascarpone cream. Assembled and left to work its magic in the refrigerator. Australia’s  answer to Tiramisu?   Chocolate Ripple Cake. Same concept. Similar ingredients. My favourite version? A packet of  Arnotts chocolate ripple … Continue reading

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The Perfect Post Christmas Panacea. Turkish Apple Tea with Raspberries, Hibiscus, Lemon and Mint.

Feeling a little fragile this morning. After a full day of festive feasting. We had a wet, dreary, rainy Christmas Day but hardly noticed. Our theme courtesy of the gorgeous Cate. White and bright. Joyous and uplifting. Today we woke … Continue reading

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Dominica’s Christmas Pavlova. With a Medley of Fresh Berries

Today I rendezvoused at a local cafe quaintly named The Grumpy Baker. With my cousins to discuss our Christmas Day menu. There is one unspoken rule. Everyone pitches in and shares the load. We like to keep it simple. A … Continue reading

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Summer in the City. Breakfast Smoothies with Fresh Fruit and Greek Yoghurt.

Its December First.  Hello Summer.  Another hot, humid, sticky day. We woke to a summer rain storm. Today’s headline in the Sydney Morning Herald reads “Summer in the City…and its Hot, Hot, Hot”.  Somehow I don’t think its going to … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Hermann Happiness. Chocolate Chunk Muffins with Raspberries and Almond Meal

Hermann didn’t quite make it to Siberia. He received a last minute reprieve after repeated requests to bake a chocolate version. I was a bit dubious at first about adding chocolate to Hermann. In my mind Hermann was best suited … Continue reading

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Hermann Loves Coconut. Mango and Banana Muffins. Raspberry and Apple Cake.

It has been a very warm week and Hermann has been so very active breaking free from his bowl on the kitchen bench every other day. I’d almost started to think of him as a recalcitrant child. On Sunday I … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Time Treat. Vanilla Buttermilk Cake with Apples and Raspberries

When my daughter was about eight or nine years old her Christmas gift to me was a notebook with Mum’s Recipes copied in her best handwriting in red ink (to match the red scooter on the cover) and a pen. … Continue reading

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Luscious and Light. Strawberry Cloud Cake with Raspberries

This dreamy cake comes to me from across the ditch; that’s New Zealand for any non Australian readers, via my  Auntie Alex in Melbourne. She has been making Strawberry Cloud Cake for years. It’s an Annabel Langbein recipe from her … Continue reading

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Hola! Mad About Paletas

I have an obsession with all things ice cream – gelato, sorbet, tartuffo, glace, granita, cassata, semifreddo, sherbet, tortoni , frozen yoghurt, parfait, sundae – you name it, if its frozen and sweet I’ve tried it. So how is it … Continue reading

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Raspberry Paletas with Hibiscus and Rosehip Tea

Raspberry Paletas with Hibiscus and Rosehip Tea Original recipe courtesy of Paletas by Fany Gerson. Adapted by The Paddington Foodie. Makes 8-10 Ingredients 2 cups hibiscus tea cooler (see recipe below) 2/3 cup sugar 4 cups raspberries, fresh or frozen Finely grated … Continue reading

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