Sago Christmas Pudding with Custard and Brandy Butter

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Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 3 hours

1/3 cup (65g) sago (seed tapioca)
1 cup (250ml) milk plus 1 tablespoon (20ml) extra
125g butter
1/2 cup (110g) sugar
1 […]

Little Christmas Cakes with Eggnog Buttercream

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Servings: 20-22
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

1 cup (150g) mixed dried fruit
½ cup (75g) chopped dates
½ cup (75g) chopped prunes
¼ cup (35g) slivered almonds
1 […]

White Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse with Berries in Sparkling Shiraz Syrup

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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 20 minutes (plus 2 hours setting time)
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

200g white chocolate
½ cup (140g) mascarpone cheese
300ml cream
3 punnets berries, such as strawberries […]

Nectarine and Macadamia Tart

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I love summer fruits and nectarines and macadamias make good friends. Based on a frangipane tart, macadamias in the pastry and the filling take it […]

Vanilla Slice

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Makes: 12 pieces
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 – 35 minutes + cooling time

2 sheets butter puff pastry, thawed
1½ cups (375ml) milk
1½ cups (375ml) cream
60g […]

Semi-dried Plum Tart with Chestnut Crumble

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Girard Ramsay from Mt Lofty House Hotel in the Adelaide Hills told me about these beautiful local semi-dried plums, so I was determined to use […]

Gluten-Free Carrot & Zucchini Slab Cake

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This carrot and zucchini cake recipe comes from episode 3 of Lyndey Milan’s Summer Baking Secrets.

Makes 1 slab cake – about 18 pieces
Preparation Time: […]

Frozen Christmas Pudding


This is a wonderful alternative to a traditional hot Christmas pudding, ideal for warm climates. It’s also a great way to help charities – buy […]

Chocolate Sponge Kisses with Rose and Raspberry filling

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These chocolate sponge kisses are wonderful. I love the combination of the rose and raspberry in the filling to make a modern and elegant sweet treat for a high tea.

Brown Sugar Meringues with Passion Fruit Curd

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The grander and leisurely pace of train travel is reflected in Albury’s beautiful station so as a nod to times past, I cooked up my […]