If you like your dessert a bit tart and not too sweet, citrus might be the right choice for you. From oranges to limes and lemons to pomelos, you can’t go wrong with these fresh fruits. Here are a few recipes to get you cooking…
Whether you’re a baking aficionado or just have a sweet tooth, this event is for you.
Sweet Magazine presents Sweet Expo, a two-day exhibition dedicated to all things cake decorating and baking. You can shop the latest kitchen gadgets and cake decorating tools, learn from renowned decorators and pastry chefs at demos, and eat your way through with chocolates, coffee and baked goods from artisan and specialty producers. You can also get some inspo from masterpieces of sugar and cake on display for the Sweet Expo competition and get your vote in.
Tickets start from $19 a day per person, and entry for children under 12 is free. For more information, visit Sweet Expo’s website.
August 26-27, 9.30am-4pm | Sydney Showground, 1 Showground Road, Olympic Park
November 18-19, 9.30am-4pm | Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale
Do you know this Friday is World’s Chocolate Day? To celebrate, Max Brenner is covering your stuff in melted chocolate.
On Friday, July 7, customers can bring in anything to a Max Brenner shop to get in drizzled in chocolate for free.
So far, the shop has suggested to bring the following: burgers, pizzas, salads, shoes, avocado toast, magazines, or your boss. However, animals and forbidden/inappropriate items cannot be drizzled – other than that, it should be good to go.
All Max Brenner stores across Australia are participating, so get ready and get excited.
Pasta is one of those rare dishes that are fulfilling, indulgent and yet still full of healthy nutrition. However, often pasta dishes are not very accessible to vegans, thanks to the frequent use of cheese, cream and meat. Fortunately, there are a lot of tricks that you can do to make your pasta delicious and vegan. Check out these recipes to get inspired!
When it comes to feel-good food, nothing beats warm, freshly-baked homemade cookies. You might be familiar with the classic varieties, such as chocolate chips and peanut butter – but today, let’s try other, unique flavours! Here are a few recipes to get you started:
Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies
It’s like lemon cheesecake, but in cookie form. Check out the recipe here.
Lavender Shortbread Cookies
These lavender cookies are not only tasty, but also fragrant and elegant – perfect as a gift. See the recipe here.
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies
Other than chocolate chips, you can also add nuts, sprinkles, or pieces of candy bars – your imagination is the limit. Check out the recipe here.
Orange-Infused Sweet Ricotta Peach Cookies
Are these too pretty to eat? Probably. Read up on the recipe here.
Mint Chip Sugar Cookies
The soft, fluffy texture meets the refreshing, tangy taste of mint. Find out how to make them here.
White Chocolate Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies
The oatmeal gives a chewy texture and keeps you full, while the white chocolate and blueberry melt together to give a sweet, juicy flavour. Find the recipe here.
Pastries: great breakfast food, wonderful companion to coffee, a snack to unstuck you from afternoon rut. Not only are pastries versatile, but there are also a range of types to choose from, varying in texture and taste. Here are eight pastry recipes that you can try at home:
In the recent years, there seemed to be a donut awakening in Sydney – more and more specialised donut vendors opened their business through online and physical shops. But which ones are truly worth trying? Here are the best donut shops in Sydney:
Janell Smith’s donuts are not to miss – from the Homer Simpson style pink icing to maple bacon donuts, you will want to try every variant. You can order online or find the donuts at a number of cafes across the town, like Mecca in Ultimo, Sifters Espresso in Wollongong, Pablo & Rusty’s in Lane Cove and more.
72 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Camperdown
Grumpy is the opposite of your feeling after tasting their donuts. Other than the classic Vanilla Bean Glaze, Maple, and Cinnamon donuts, you can also try their range of flavors such as Blueberry White Choc Fritter, Peanut Butter Bing, Raspberry Lime and more. You can either come to the shop or order online from Wednesday to Friday.
6-8 O’Connell Street, Newtown
Granted, Brewtown is not about donuts – more like, cronuts – but that does not mean you should skip this one. The cronuts come in various flavours, from the classic cinnamon to lamington and orange poppyseed. You can also order the Elvis burger with cronut buns and bacon – such a delight!
Dr Dough Donuts
28 Bayswater Road, Potts Point
For a complete donut experience, try visiting one of Dr Dough Donuts joints. A great variety of donuts is available for your choosing – from Pop It Like It’s Hot (butter toffee popcorn-topped donuts) to Juniors NY Cheesecake (donuts filled with strawberry/blueberry cheesecake!). Pair your donut with a tall glass of tasty milkshake.
Milk Bar by Café Ish
1/105 Regent Street, Redfern
An accomplished burger and shake spot, Milk Bar also offers great donuts – White Chocolate Green Tea, Adams Apple (white chocolate with toffee apple Tim Tams), and range of Custard flavours. You can patronise the small, cosy joint in Redfern or order online.