How To: Pikachu Custard-Filled Bao Buns

Hi Nibblers! It’s been months since we were treated to a lovely flashback of childhood memories – all in the game ‘Pokemon GO.’ It took everyone on wondrous journeys. It had families roaming the streets at night, friends getting together for some dinner/ drinks and then have a ‘Pokemon Go’ session while they were at it…

How To: Rocky Road Easter Cookies

Hi Nibblers! It seems like I have a bit of a Rocky Road Easter extravaganza tradition happening. Last year it was rocky road bunny pops and this year, I’m honouring the all enchanting cookie. Easily enjoyed with a glass of tea or milk – it’s the sugar hit you never thought you needed. The cookies were…

How To: Apple & Chocolate Ganache Swirl Cake

Hi Nibblers! I’ve been one for swirl cakes lately. I just love how it just adds an oomph to the physical look of a cake but also makes excites my taste buds because it’s like I’m eating two different types of cakes at the same time! With Sydney heading into Autumn, this is the perfect go…

How To: Dirty Chocolate Chai Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers! I still remember vividly the first time I had my first chai latte. It was over in Europe 2013 on a cold winter’s night just before midnight. My cousin Kelly and I were waiting for a midnight train travelling from Berlin, Germany to Paris, France. I wanted something to pick me up before we…

How To: Mint Chocolate Mud Cake

Hi Nibblers! Do you ever have those moments in your life where you just want a chocolate fix? I sure have. Several times in fact. When the moment comes, all I can think about is chocolate cake dipped in a chocolate sauce, soft and warm, oozing more chocolate from it’s centre.  Have I got you salivating…

How To: Peanut Butter Brownie Cake

Hi Nibblers! If there’s one thing that makes me stumble on my “diet,” it’s brownies. I have no idea why but the thought of a crispy outer layer then a chewy soft centre gets me every time. Even if I’ve had plenty to eat for dinner, if there’s a brownie option in the menu, I make…

How To: Coconut, Peanut Pandan Bao Buns

Hi Nibblers! As some of you may have known – those that follow my Instagram, may have seen me post pictures of my adventures in Nha Trang, Vietnam a few months ago. I loved everything about my trip and was inspired by some of the awesome street food I came across. One thing that definitely caught…

How To: ‘Crunchie’ Honey Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers! I’m back at it again with another recipe that was inspired by cravings. I’m all about that honey and chocolate at the moment. Honey on toast with a bit of Nutella is what I’m talking about. Dessert for breakky – why not? So, I decided to get some ‘Crunchie’ bars and pop that into…

How To: Cinnamon, Bacon Donut Bites

Hi Nibblers! Father’s Day is around the corner and I have the perfect recipe for you to make! Great for any time of day whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re also slightly healthier than their fried counterpart and just as delicious. Crunchy on the outside, soft and warm in the middle with a dash of…

How To: Snickers Cake

Hi Nibblers! This is definitely one of my favourite recipes I have ever made. I loved the way it looked and over the moon with the taste. It had all the different textures and was so fun to decorate. I have to admit, I was pressed on time making this. It was for my friend Katie’s…

How To: Chocolate, Coconut Lemon Cupcakes

Hi Nibblers! Sometimes I have days where I can’t decide if I want sweet, sour or savoury food. This happens particularly after a break somewhere. I recently just came back from a week in the beautiful Nha Trang, Vietnam and was spoilt with amazing food, beaches and sunshine. After indulging in food, it takes me a…

How To: Poppy Seed Cake with Mandarin Curd and Vanilla Buttercream

Hi Nibblers! We have had some bouts of horrendous rain in Sydney these past few weeks. We had such beautiful weather leading up to Winter but now that it’s finally here, despite the sunshine, my toes can no longer feel. I don’t particularly like Winter. I feel extremely more unproductive. I crave more hearty foods. I…

How To: Baked Matcha Churros (Heart-Shaped)

Hi Nibblers!           The matcha obsession is back and this time, I’m twisting a few things around. I’m always about the carb loaded desserts. It just always takes the night to the next level. It satisfies all cravings and feels like the best cheat day anyone could ask for. The best thing about…

How To: Mac & Cheese Pastry Bites

Hi Nibblers!           For the life of me I don’t know why but, I have had the strongest craving for mac and cheese. Sure, I could of went out and bought myself a few quick fix at the supermarket. I kept on putting it off though, saying the craving would just blow over….

How To: Mint Chocolate Tart (No Bake Recipe)

Hi Nibblers!         For all those mothers out there, I hope you’re all having a wonderful Mother’s Day! This year is the first year my Mum has been without her Mum, my Grandma. It’s been a hard day on Mum but, I think she’s handling things quite well today. She’s always been the person…

How To: Anzac Biscuit Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

  Hi Nibblers!          April 25th is a national remembrance day for Australians to commemorate the bravery and mateship the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) endured during the first world war. It also marks the day that Australia engaged in its first military action. The war raged on for more…

How To: Pineapple M&Ms Upside Down Cake

Hi Nibblers! A few weeks ago, Kevin’s Dad turned 50! I didn’t have much time to prepare as shift work had my hours all over the place so I needed a cake that was easy and delicious. My only brief was to make it fruity. I was thinking of no bake desserts but nothing really…

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: 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: Bánh Bao (Vietnamese Steamed Pork Buns)

Hi Nibblers!          I have been craving all things buns this month. With my parents away on yet another holiday, it meant that I was now free to roam the kitchen and do experiment with whatever I pleased. Buns have been the talk of the town lately with more ‘Bao’ establishments popping…

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: 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: 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…