The Cookbook Challenge: Week 8 Sweet Recipe No. 2 – Homemade French vanilla ice cream

January 11, 2010

Theme: Sweet Cookbook: Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book by Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield I got an ice cream maker for Christmas so I have been on the hunt for some recipes to try, starting with a plain vanilla ice cream. I figure if I can find a base vanilla ice […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 8 Sweet Recipe: Cream cheese milk chocolate brownies

January 9, 2010

Theme: Sweet Cookbook: How to be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson This week’s choice of recipe was based solely on ingredients. I had a block of cream cheese and a block of milk chocolate that was expiring in a few days so I was looking for a recipe with both cream cheese and milk […]

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Dining Out: Old Town Kopitiam Mamak, Melbourne

January 7, 2010

Old Town Kopitiam Mamak Level 2, Shop 11, QV Square, QV Building, Melbourne (03) 9654 2682 Cuisine: Malaysian BYO: No Prices: Snacks $3-$6, roti $4-$7, other dishes $8-$15 Parking: Paid car park in QV Building, street parking Top: Outside Old Town Kopitiam Mamak, bottom: Various drink mixtures displayed on the back wall Hubby and I […]

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Review: Places not worth a separate blog post

January 6, 2010

Like many food bloggers, I eat out at a rate faster than I can post, so I always seem to have a backlog of photos and places I have visited. Some of these places are very average and do not entice me to want to spend my time writing a separate blog post about them. […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 7 Soft theme round up

January 5, 2010

Find out more about the Cookbook Challenge here. Read more round ups here. Week 7 was the last challenge for 2009 with the theme of “soft”. Soft seemed to be associated more with sweet things than savoury, with a few people making ice cream/gelato/sorbet/mousse! Souffle was also a popular recipe. Here is a list of […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 7 Soft Recipe: Best ever baked cheesecake

January 4, 2010

Theme: Soft Cookbook: The Cook’s Companion by Stephanie Alexander The first time I tried to make this recipe was a few months ago. I had agreed to make a birthday cake for hubby’s cousin and found out he likes cheesecakes, so what better recipe to use than one that had “best ever” in its name? […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 6 Christmas theme round up

January 4, 2010

Find out more about the Cookbook Challenge here. Read more round ups here. Apologies for the lateness of this week’s round up. Things have been crazy with so many events on over the Christmas/New Year period and I was without any Internet access for a week. My internet provider and phone provider kept passing the […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 6 Christmas Recipe: No ginger gingerbread Christmas tree

December 27, 2009

Theme: Christmas Cookbook: The Basics: A really useful cookbook by Anthony Telford I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas that was filled with a lot eating and merriment! We had a wonderful family Christmas day lunch with too much food as usual but everyone had a great time! It was our first year hosting […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 5 Greek theme round up

December 21, 2009

Find out more about the Cookbook Challenge here. Read more round ups here. Week 5 saw a few new people joining the Cookbook Challenge, bringing the total to 23! I find the weeks are going by very quickly and Christmas is just around the corner! I hope everyone has big Christmas feasts planned – I […]

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The Cookbook Challenge: Week 5 Greek Recipe: Moussaka

December 19, 2009

Theme: Greek Cookbook: The Australian Women’s Weekly Cook I got together with a few other Cookbook Challengers, Arale 79, Kat and Agnes, for a Greek cooking feast for this week’s theme. Greek is a cuisine I don’t have often, though I don’t mind it. I never cook Greek food at home and as a result, […]

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