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: Chippy Sandwich

Hey Nibblers!        Not long to go until Valentine’s Day. This tutorial is based on one of my all time favourite things. My parents rarely allowed potato chips in the house so whenever we did have them in the house, I made it my mission to butter some bread and pop a bunch…

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…

It’s a New Year. Welcome to 2015!

Hi Nibblers, It’s a new year! Welcome to 2015. I hope this year brings you happiness, good fortune and awesome food. Before I delve into my plans and aspirations for this new year, I wanted to quickly reflect on 2014. To be honest, it wasn’t my most favourite year. I felt quite lost at times…

How To: Strawberries and Cream Crepes

Merry Christmas Nibblers!          Christmas is here and to celebrate, I wanted to share my ‘Strawberries and Cream Crepes.’ These are so easy to make and will please any crowd. If you’re busy you can just make all the components in advanced, pop it all in the fridge a day ahead and assemble…

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: Fairy Cupcakes

Hey Nibblers!          Nothing makes me happier than the sight of fairy bread at a party. Yeah sure I’m an adult now but, who can resist? It reminds me of the days I was a kid. For those that are not familiar with this little piece of awesome it’s a slice of…

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: Maltesers Cupcakes

Hey Nibblers!             I’ve been wanting to put this recipe up for so long! With university nearing its end, time has just been slipping out of my fingers. Three more weeks and I’ll have to start fending for myself in the real world! This has been my go-to recipe lately….

‘The Pie Tin’ Review

Hey Nibblers!          Oh, the good humble pie. Shared with great company and there’s nothing in the world that you could ever ask for. Tucked away behind the bustle of King St, Newtown is one of the best places I’ve been. Despite being hidden away, it draws quite the crowd so don’t…

How To: Mancakes (Father’s Day Special)

Hey Nibblers!            Father’s Day is just around the corner for those of us in the land down under (Sunday September 7th to be exact). My Dad is so hard to buy for. He spoils himself with things he wants so I never have the chance to swoop in. I’ve also…

Travel Nibbles: ‘Ha Oanh’ Review

Hi Nibblers!           The travel nibbles are back and this time, I’m posting about Vietnam. It’s been a while since I’ve visited Vietnam. A lot has changed in the five years. There’s more commercial chain stores around the world popping up in Saigon that, it’s difficult to find an authentic food…

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…

‘Hot Star’ Review

Hey Nibblers!          I have a confession to make. I am obsessed with fried chicken. So, when I heard of ‘Hot Star’ a Taiwanese-style fried chicken store taking Melbourne and Sydney by storm, I just had to give it a go. I didn’t want to pig out all on my own so…

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: Salted Caramel Sauce & Frosting

Hey Nibblers!      Salted caramel, where have you been all my life? Salted caramel has been all the rage lately. Its ability to satisfy the sweet tooth but also deliver a salt kick performs well in anyone’s book.  There has not been a day that I haven’t spotted a salted caramel image. I call…

‘Rahmen Genki’ Review

Hey Nibblers!        A couple of weeks ago, Conan was craving ramen. I wanted to go into the city as I hadn’t been in a while since being on uni holidays. Instead, Kevin had the night off work and while he was searching places to eat the best ramen in Sydney, he stumbled…

Travel Nibbles: ‘MOS Burger’ Review

Hey Nibblers!         A little bit over a week ago, I was enjoying myself in sunny Gold Coast, Queensland. It was my first trip with friends and for Kevin, Conan, Lily, Jacky and Anderson, it was some of their first time in Surfers Paradise. We hired a 2 bedroom apartment at the…

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…

‘CHUR Burger’ Review

Hey Nibblers!      Catching up with friends over good food is one of my favourite things in the world. Faye and I make it our mission to try new things every time we hang out. I must confess, we haven’t exactly been accomplishing our missions as of late. Instead of being adventurous, we’ve been…

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…

A Year in Review: 2013

Hey Nibblers! Christmas Day’s Dessert Table at the ‘Nibble House’ It’s been a while. I feel like these past few months have flown by so quickly. I don’t know where time went. I do know I haven’t been able to post as frequently but with 2014 upon us, I’m excited to get things back on…

How To: Starburst Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Hey Nibblers!      I have literally just finished my last uni exam for this year. I’m peering outside my window and all I see is rain. Usually, this upsets me but, I’ve feeling quite calm from the pattering sounds hitting my window. Thunder and lighting are going at it with each other but for…

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…

Travel Nibbles: ‘Laduree’ Paris Review

Bonjour Nibblers! Kelly and I find ourselves in Paris this week. I have amazing family there and after almost two weeks without any means to a washing machine, we couldn’t wait to arrive. It was a horrible 8 hour / overnight train trip from Berlin to Paris but the thought of the amazing pastries, sweets,…

How To: Hot Dogs with Sauerkraut

Hey Nibblers!         With Oktoberfest well in their swing of things / party time slowly dying down, I thought I pop out a Bavarian inspired recipe. I’m not going to lie, I made and documented this a couple of weeks ago but didn’t have the time to pop it on here. I…

Travel Nibbles: ‘Thai Inside’ Review

Hey Nibblers!        Kelly and I had many cravings while we were on our European adventure. One of those cravings was Thai food. At home, Thai food is usually something that we indulge in when we want an easy, delicious lunch or dinner and is so accessible in Sydney. It has been really…

Travel Nibbles: ‘Rosenburger’ Review

Hi Nibblers!          It’s not Tuesday! I should really stop being so delayed. But, better late than never right? No, not really. I blame uni. With just three weeks to go before semester ends and exams start, I’m engaging in assessment after assessment. The good thing about having to studying is being…

‘Sushi Hotaru’ Review (The Galeries Victoria)

Hey Nibblers!         If you read my last post, you would have seen that I have a slight obsession with sushi. I have no shame when I say that I’ve had days where for breakfast, lunch and dinner I’ve eaten sushi. I never used to feel this way about sushi but ever…

Travel Nibbles: Hashi Izakaya Japanese Kitchen

Hey Nibblers!         I know it’s not Tuesday. But, it’s been too long and we need to catch up. I need to tell you that I have an addiction. One that sometimes I really think I should seek help for. I can’t stop thinking about it. Sometimes I even dream about it….

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…

Travel Nibbles: ‘Mistral Cafe’ Review

Hey Nibblers!     Made it to the amazingly snowy Prague where our tour guide once again declared that they were in fact the beer capital. While it was debatable at first considering Munich hosts the biggest beer festival ‘Oktoberfest’ each year when I looked at Prague’s drinks menu, I was quite baffled. The cost…