Prosciutto Wrapped Turkey Breasts in Herb Butter

In December I hosted a dinner party where I cooked turkey breasts that had been brined, then had a herb butter rubbed under the skin, then wrapped in prosciutto to be roasted, then drizzled with a little maple syrup while being allowed to rest. I’ve decided this is the best way to cook turkey.  It […]

A Cake of Joy

Prior to sculpting the Titanic cake, I had no idea of exactly how much cake I would need to make.  Just to be safe I made four very large cakes that were 30 x 40 cms (12 x 16 inches) and stored them in the freezer.  Running out of cake turned out to be not […]

The Procrastinator and Pink Grapefruit Tartlets

I’m having to type quietly. Things are very tense around here. It’s all to do with Arabella. The Higher School Certificate starts tomorrow and first up is Part One of her English exam.  Arabella’s least favourite subject is English so that’s adding to the drama. Over the past few days (add in weeks, months and […]

Chocolate Caramel Slice and…Fat, Female, Fertile and Forty

Recently, two of my girlfriends and I were swapping horror stories. Sue was bursting to tell her story first.  Sue is my friend from my Thursday night/Saturday morning Chemist days when we both started working at the same pharmacy on the same day when we were about 14.  Sue didn’t get married until she was […]

My New Handbag

Even though I have made a decision to only put up a new post once a week, I just had to share with you, My New Handbag.  It’s Chanel inspired. I don’t just like a cake to look good, it has to taste good too so the cakes were made from a recipe I found […]