Tea Party: Canberra Cake Club March Cakeup

  I love cake, and when I was asked if I would like to spend an afternoon chatting to fellow food lovers, while eating cake i didn’t have to be asked twice. The Canberra Cake Club’s March Cakeup was held … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: How to Fill a Tiered Cake Stand

There aren’t any rules when it comes to the food, but a standard afternoon tea comprises a layer of sandwiches, a layer of cakes and a layer of scones or teacakes. However, you could also throw in pastries, petits fours … Continue reading

Recipes: Peanut Butter Crinkles

These biscuits are melt in your mouth delicious. What you need: 125g butter 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1/3 cup white sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar /3 cup peanut butter 1 1/4 cups plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate soda What you … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: Ingredient Substitutes

Have you ever been half way through a recipe and realised that you are missing a crucial ingredient. Here’s a great list of common ingredient substitutes. Allspice – 1 tsp 1/2 tsp cinnamon plus 1/2 tsp ground cloves. Baking Powder … Continue reading