Archive of ‘Just Because’ category

Mystery Mocha

What can I tell you about this decadent yet extremely unattractive dessert? It is so rich, so wonderful and so unlike anything I have ever come across before. This recipe is one I have adapted from a favourite website of mine, Tasty Kitchen. So I don’t ruin the mystery that surrounds the sweet indulgence that is the Mystery […] Read more…

My Favourite Cocoa Fudge Cookies

What a busy few months it has been for me. Relocating from our tiny rural country town back home to the big city. A dream come true. Although that in itself is enough to keep anyone person busy, busy on top of that I have also been busy taking care of a very sick family. […] Read more…

Seriously Indulgent chocolate chip cookies

Nothing says comfort like a chocolate chip cookie right?  For most of us it transports us straight back to childhood. After walking in the door from school and throwing your heavy bag aside… was there anything better than the days there were cookies waiting for you in place of that trusty apple? A good  chocolate chip […] Read more…

The Soda Experiment

I was never interested in science at school, not even a little bit. No experiments, no bunsen burners, no chemical reactions….nothing got my interest. Until recently, while browsing recipes of my beloved Bakerella I stumbled across a baking experiment that really caught my attention. Take 1 packet/boxed cake mix + a cup of sprite /(packet of […] Read more…

Decadent Chocolate Torte

After the previous post for my all time favourite cookie crust it was requested by a dear friend that I share the recipe for the complete pie in the photo’s not just the crust. So here it is, my recipe for chocolate torte. I should let you know before I go any further that one […] Read more…

My favourite cookie pie crust

I think we can all agree that what makes a good pie a great pie is the crust, am I right? I have to tell you that my all time favourite pie crust is one made with crushed up cookies. Not just any cookies but one that holds some sweet childhood memories. Scalliwags. Do you […] Read more…

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