Coco Chocolate Giveaway

The bars open like an envelope

If you have been reading along with me for a while now, you might remember that I participated in a course at Coco Chocolate that taught me how to temper chocolate. Coco Chocolate has three stores that are all in Sydney and as well as running their chocolate school, you can buy a wonderful range […]

Casa Barilla and a Giveaway

Me with Gabriele and Luca

A few nights ago I attended a cooking demonstration at Casa Barilla. Although Barilla is a fourth-generation company turning over $7B per year, it’s products have only been available in Australia for the last decade or so.  When Barilla did start selling its pastas and pasta sauces here I was an instant convert.  In those […]

Coconut Gelato

Coconut gelato with mango and a toasted coconut sprinkle

When I was growing up my father bought a gadget that came all the way from the USA – and that was a very big deal back in those days.  It was an ice cream machine that wasn’t electric or mortorised but instead was a barrel with a cylinder inside it with a dasher to […]

Thai Red Curry Pie and…Easy as Pie

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Do you have a special pie recipe that has been passed down through the generations.  If so, you could win $10,000! Super Food Ideas has an ‘Easy as Pie’ competition searching for the best pie recipe.  Anyone within Australia can enter and thanks to Bertolli, the winner will received $10,000.  Entries close on May 15 […]