Easiest chocolate fudge ever

Easiest chocolate fudge ever

How good is fudge? It’s so satisfyingly sweet and always feels like a major treat. I’ve made a couple of batches lately, because SJ and I have been watching Stranger Things, and it has been so freakin’ scary that I’ve needed to comfort eat, and...
Elderflower and apple jelly with strawberries

Elderflower and apple jelly with strawberries

This recipe is a little different for me. I’m generally a baker of things for lunchboxes, or a cooker of things for weeknight dinners, but it’s getting all springtime-sunny down here in Melbourne, so I thought I’d get creative and make something...
Carrot cakes with brown sugar cream cheese icing

Carrot cakes with brown sugar cream cheese icing

Hello, my lovely friends! It’s well past time for me to share a new recipe with you, so I thought I’d better come to you with a good ‘un. There are few things I enjoy more than carrot cake. I generally like it with walnuts for extra texture and depth...
Mandarin drizzle cakes

Mandarin drizzle cakes

Are you a fan of The Great British Bake Off? We’re obsessed with it in our house. We love everything about it from the delicious recipes, to Mel & Sue’s pun-filled hosting, to the judges’ advice and baking wisdom. It’s a reality show...
Peanut butter shortbread with dark chocolate

Peanut butter shortbread with dark chocolate

My love of peanut butter is well documented, and it’s enthusiastically shared by all the members of the Smith clan. We’re known to eat it by the spoonful as a snack. So when I’m not baking allergy-friendly food for kinder lunches, these are a yummy...
A small batch of cheesy scones

A small batch of cheesy scones

Cheesy scones make an amazing afternoon tea, served with slices of apple and a glass of milk. They’re also the perfect accompaniment to soups at dinner time (this one in particular). But the thing about scones is that they’re best enjoyed right from the...