How To: Apple and Custard Buttercream Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers!            When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. It’s been a tough month since I last posted with the passing of my Grandma. She was battling lung cancer for almost two years. She was never a smoker which made her illness difficult to accept. My Grandma was always so…

How To: Lindt Lindor Peppermint Stuffed Red Velvet Cookies

Hi Nibblers!         It’s December! When I hear people say how quickly the year goes by, I didn’t feel it much. But ever since leaving uni and working full-time, the year goes by at lightning speed. The festive season is definitely more stressful in adulthood because I can’t seem to find a time…

How To: Cookies and Cream Kit Kat Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers!          I was scanning the aisles of my local supermarket one evening when I stumbled cross ‘Cookies and Cream’ flavoured Kit Kats. It’s always in these moments that recipes come knocking on my door and there’s just a vision before me. Luckily enough, I had an occasion to bake for….

How To: Chocolate Banoffee Cake

Hi Nibblers!     Inspiration for recipes come from all kinds of places. This one came as I was strolling through Coles and stumbled across Chocolate Banana Tim Tams.  I was sold! I was thinking of all sorts of chocolate and banana cupcake ideas until Mum asked me to whip up a cake for my…

How To: S’mores Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Hi Nibblers!         S’mores has become the new craze around town lately. S’mores dips, biscuits and cakes – you name it. So, I decided to join the band wagon except, with my own crazy take on it. I had a big craving for chocolate chip cookies at the time and peanut butter which…

How To: Chocolate Orange Oreo Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers!         I was flipping through the supermarket catalogues looking for a bargain when I stumbled across Oreo Orange Scream biscuits – a Halloween special. Recipe ideas came rushing through me and I thought I would do what I do best, cupcakes. These cupcakes turned out amazing. It had the perfect…

How To: Tim Tam Stuffed Brownies

Hi Nibblers!          It’s Father’s Day tomorrow and for those that need a last minute gift, I have you covered. This recipe brings a classic Aussie Tim Tam and smothers it in amazing brownie batter. This dish won’t just have Dad feeling proud that he has such talented kids but have him…

How To: Red Velvet Coconut Chop Chip Cookies

Hi Nibblers,          It’s been a busy month. There’s been a few changes here and there with life. It hasn’t all been easy to adapt but in the month that has passed, I’ve made a few batches of some of the most amazing red velvet cookies ever. I’m so happy with how…

How To: Chocolate, Peanut Pretzel Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

Hi Nibblers!            This cupcake is the ultimate cupcake when you’re craving the decadence of chocolate but also want to chill with a bag of potato chips. The salt from the pretzel really breaks down the Nutella frosting and chocolate cake batter and enhances the flavours. You’re not left feeling like…

How To: Mango Cake with Caramel Latte Frosting

Happy Easter Nibblers!        I have an excess of mangoes at home at the moment. I knew I wanted to make a mango cake but, could not decide on which type of sponge or frosting. I was in a tickle for days. But then, I was out looking at the easter eggs range and…

How To: Easter Eggs with Chocolate Fruit Filling

Hi Nibblers!         Easter is just around the corner and easter eggs are flocking supermarket shelves like there’s no tomorrow. That chocolate rush paired with the whiff of freshly baked hot cross buns is what gets me going through those stressful grocery trips. My stomach is grumbling just thinking about it. In light…

How To: Apple and Bacon Cookies

Hi Nibblers!     Valentine’s day is just around the corner! Whether you’re spending it with friends, family or a very special someone this is a super easy recipe to woo apple and bacon lovers. These cookies are gooey in the centre, sweet and sour from the apple bits and a touch of salt from…

How To: Meat Pastry Shell Pies

Hi Nibblers!         Whenever I come home from overseas, the first thing I crave is a good old Aussie meat pie. That shortcut pastry at the base, simple beef mince filling and flaky puff pastry on top is the best. What’s better is the comfort of a home-made pie and having the house…

How To: Ginger Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Hey Nibblers!            I haven’t had many gingerbread cookies in my life. It was never love at first taste for me. I love the way the cookies are decorated but, never craved the ginger goodness. But with Christmas only 27 days away, I suddenly had a craving for a gingerbread cookie. So,…

How To: Mini Quiche

Hi Nibblers!          I still remember the first time I ever made quiche. It was in my food technology class in high school. I had never tasted quiche nor knew how to pronounce it properly. Since that lesson, I have made the recipe over and over again until I quiche-d out! Until…

How To: Bánh Patê Sô (Vietnamese Pastry Pie)

Hey Nibblers!            Christmas is coming! Stress levels may be raging this time of year but, it’s my favourite time of year. I love it for the food, the lights, the buzz and being able to sit down and relax with family. To celebrate, I wanted to post as many finger-licking…

How To: Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers! Spring is only a week away for those of us in the southern hemisphere. To welcome the months of hay fever, flowers and sunshine I decided to whip up a batch of ‘Strawberries and Cream’ cupcakes! These cupcakes are extremely easy to make and will not only look great on a plate, each…

How To: Hot Cross Buns

Hey Nibblers!           Winter is in full swing right now. I’m sitting cozied up against my blanket rocking those fluffy strawberry slippers of mine. I don’t know if it’s just me but when the temperature drops, I’m immediately in carbs mode. All I can think about is breads, pasta, muffins. Mix that…

How to: Chocolate Roll Cake with Coffee Buttercream Filling

Hey Nibblers!      I’ve always loved a good roll cake. I always thought they were difficult to make and were way beyond my baking capabilities. But, when a birthday comes along (My Dad’s, – Happy Birthday Dad!) I force to challenge myself to step out of my cupcake comfort zone and enter the world…

How To: TARDIS Cake and Adipose Cupcakes!

Hey Nibblers!         My friend, Thao is turning 21! Woo hoo! In celebration of this glorious event, she had a dinner party at ‘Kansai’ a Japanese restaurant on Hunter Street, Sydney a few days ago. I saw this as a perfect opportunity to challenge myself and make a cake. Thao is a…

How to: Choco-Cat Cupcakes with Peanut Butter frosting

Hey Nibblers!          If you can’t already tell by the title this is going to be one CAT-riffic post! To be quite honest, I’m actually not a cat person. In fact, I’m not really an animal person. It’s not because I dislike animals, it’s just I’ve never been around them enough to…

How to: Banana Cupcakes

Hey Nibblers!          I know I’ve already posted a banana cake recipe but since then, I’ve started experimenting and after three successful attempts, I just had to share it with you all. It’s such a quick recipe that doesn’t take much of your time. It’s moist and stays light and fluffy the…

How to: Orange Coconut Cake

Hey Nibblers!          I like oranges. I like eating them and juicing them. However, I hate the peeling process which is why I’m always put off eating them. When my parents went overseas a couple of weeks back, Mum had specifically told me to finish what was left of the box of…

How to: Banh Bong Lan (Vanilla Sponge Cake)

Hey Nibblers!        On Friday, my amazing mum turned 50! She’s my inspiration when it comes to cooking. She loves to experiment and always tries to perfect her recipe if she makes the tiniest mistake. She mostly cooks Vietnamese cuisine as that’s our background which is great because that way, I’ve learnt to…

How to: Peanut Butter Cake Pops

Hey Nibblers!        I just wanted to wish all the Mums out there a Happy Mother’s Day. It was foggy one in Sydney this morning but that cleared up and we had a beautiful, sunny day. My Mum had to go to work today so, I wasn’t able to hang out with her…

How to: Cake Pops with a twist [Mother’s Day Special]

Hey Nibblers! Double post today because I’m feeling extra productive. But, as you all may know Mother’s Day is just around the corner for us Aussies and if you’re stuck on some ideas on what to get Mum, you’ve come to the right place. We passed the cake’s section in our local supermarket the other day…

How To: Carrot Loaf

Hey Everyone, Oh yeah, Mr. Carrot. Today, I lost my carrot cake virginity. And boy, did this baby leave its mark on me. I was grating these carrots real hard and my fingers were swamped in their orange juices for a couple of hours after. So, if you want protection, better glove up! Here’s what…

How to: Banana Bread

Hey Everyone, I have a foodfession to make. I am obsessed with bananas. Bananas for breakfast, lunch and dinner all day, everyday. Which is why I want to share with you all my ‘Banana bread’ recipe full of mushy goodness. What you will need: This is the full recipe. I used only half of the…