Cardamom Buns

Soft and deliciously fragrant Cardamom Buns which will fill your home with the aroma of a Danish bakery! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

cardamom buns on white plate with coffee

Cardamom Buns

I am a big fan of Scandinavian design, but perhaps an even bigger fan of Scandinavian baking. We are fortunate to be able to travel to Denmark and Sweden regularly, and my favourite pastime when we are there is to visit all of my favourite cafés and bakeries, plus any new ones that have popped up since our previous visit. High on the agenda is to squeeze in as many Cinnamon Buns and Cardamom Buns each day at breakfast!



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Classic Pavlova

Make the perfect pavlova every time with this easy pavlova recipe with step-by-step photos. Tips on how to make a pavlova with a crisp meringue shell and soft and chewy marshmallow centre.

pavlova with cream and passionfruit on white cake stand

Australian Pavlova

There is nothing which reminds me more of Australia than a classic pavlova. This was something I grew up eating at parties and celebrations, and a backyard BBQ was never complete without a pavlova dessert standing proud and tall on the kitchen table.



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Chocolate Fondant

A quick and easy Chocolate Fondant for the perfect warm and cosy dessert! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

Chocolate fondants in white ramekins on marble platter

Chocolate Fondant

One of my go-to, middle-of-the-week, easy-to-make desserts is this Chocolate Fondant, also known as Chocolate Lava Cake, Molten Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Pudding, Moelleux au chocolat … one dessert, so many names!

A Chocolate Fondant is a dessert which is cake-like around the edges, but with a soft and oozy centre, hence why it is sometimes called a Lava Cake or Molten Chocolate Cake. If you love warm and cosy desserts, you will love this recipe.



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Classic Meat Pies

Classic Meat Pies with a chunky beef and Guinness filling. A delicious meat pie recipe with step-by-step photos.

aussie meat pies on wooden board

Meat Pies

For many Australians, a meat pie at lunch with a good squirt of tomato sauce (ketchup) is almost a daily ritual.

You can find meat pies at nearly all Australian cafés and bakeries, corner shops and supermarkets, but making your own at home from scratch can be very satisfying.



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Lamingtons

A delicious recipe for Lamingtons using real chocolate, perfect to serve on Australia Day or for a school bake sale.

lamingtons on wire rack

Lamingtons

Lamingtons have an iconic status in Australia and, although they are traditionally made on Australia Day, they are also enjoyed throughout the year.

Lamingtons are quite popular at bake sales, and anyone growing up in Australia will know of the lamington drives, a fundraising event (usually in schools) where lamingtons would be sold by the half dozen to raise money for charity.



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