We haven’t been baking much. We’ve been too busy getting back to school. But what we have baked has been banana chocolate chip flavour. Over the years, the boys, and in saying that I include The Bavarian, have become very limited in the cakes they request. Brownies, carrot cake and coconut tray bake are their… Continue reading Flavour of the Month: Banana Chocolate Chip
We recently returned from our second family camping holiday. It was our first with all three of the boys and it was a great success. The Bavarian was responsible for the choice of location since a) we were going camping with Bavarian friends in Bavaria, and b) he wanted to do some fishing while we… Continue reading A Family Camping Holiday in Frankonia, Germany
July is always a busy month in our house. With two birthdays to celebrate, holidays to pack for, fruit to be harvested in the garden and high temperatures luring us to the pool or the lake, we are kept on our toes. The past week has been especially busy but in a fun way –… Continue reading This Week I’ve Loved….The Garden, Party Planning and Paddling
Enjoying spending three hours serving cake and doing the washng up at the kindergarten bring and buy sale because it means you managed to get out of the house dressed nicely, made up and with no children hanging out of you.
Looking for a dessert with a wow effect that won’t take up much of your valuable time? Or a cake to serve the grown-ups at a children’s birthday party? This squidgy chocolate pavlova cake is quick, easy and delicious. Other than giving you the recipe, you don’t really need me to say any more, do… Continue reading Squidgy Chocolate Pavlova Cake