Victoria Sponge Cake* (or the only Victoria Sponge Recipe you’ll ever need)

I love the Victoria Sponge Cake. There is something so simple, yet so alluring about it. A light, lovely, sponge cake filled with jam, fruit and cream is a perfect reminder of summer. The first recipe I ever made from Nigella Lawson’s How to be a Domestic Goddess, was the Victoria Sponge. I fell in […]

Raspberry Buns

On the first Saturday in May, my friend Belinda and I made the small trip up to Clunes in country Victoria. The Clunes Book Town Festival celebrates books, and this year the festival attracted around 30 second hand book stores. As an avid reader and vintage cookbook collector, I was more than a little excited with […]

Monte Carlos

I will have to admit, I don’t have fond memories of Monte Carlos. In Australia, made by Arnotts, Monte Carlos are quite  hard biscuit with an unusual icing in the middle. They are part of many biscuit trays and always are  the last left on the tray (along with the poor Kingston). When I saw this recipe […]