Tag Archives: sweets

White Chocolate Lamingtons

In my few months here I’ve quickly discovered what dishes are classicly and proudly Australian. I’m talking lamb chops and kangaroo steaks, sausage rolls, vegemite scrolls and meat pies, Tim Tams and Iced Vovos, Pavlovas and, last but not least… THE LAMINGTON! Continue reading

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Espresso Meringues

You know those days when you’re so tired you just wish you had an IV of espresso in your arm? I hear you. The problem is that doing so would probably kill you. These espresso meringues will not. And they are delicious. Continue reading

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Cranberry Pancakes with Orange Whipped Cream

When you find yourself staring at a fridge bare of everything but cranberry sauce, not a day after Thanksgiving, do the right thing and make cranberry pancakes topped with homemade orange whipped cream. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Cranberries and Pecans

My love affair with bread pudding has a start date. I remember it clearly. It was New Year’s Eve 2010. That’s when Bayou on Penn first opened it’s doors in Washington, D.C. and I first tried Chef Rusty’s amazing bread pudding. It’s warm, soft, custard-y center… it’s crusty top freckled with soaked raisins, its bourbon caramel sauce dripping down the sides of the dish. Yea, I was hooked. Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Oat Clusters

Every day is a battle for me between what I want to eat and what I should eat. Actually, make that every minute. I know you feel me. This is especially true with sweets. I’ve got a pretty serious set … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Loaf with Salted Caramel Ripple

So, I may have gone a little overboard at the store buying my canned pumpkin, but I did warn you that I would. And lucky you, it means I’ll be posting a lot of pumpkin recipes. Starting now. Well, actually starting … Continue reading

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Halloween Caramel Corn

DAMNNNNNN. That’s addictive. So my husband, once again, brought me home some American candies he found at a specialty shop and of course I had to mix them all together rather than just eat them one at the time. You … Continue reading

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