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Ingredients Archives: Caster (Superfine) Sugar

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Monday Morning Cooking Club’s Shortbread

The Perfect Shortbread Recipe This recipe appears in The Feast Goes On and comes to us from our own Lauren Fink’s mother Melanie. Another recipe passed down through the generations! It is quick to make, perfect to wrap up as a gift or, actually, keep it all for yourself. The shortbread pictured (in the tin, below) were baked […]

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Natty’s Glazed Honey Chiffon Cake

This light chiffon cake makes a nice change from the more traditional heavier honey cakes. It has become one of my family’s favourite cakes at Rosh Hashanah. If you make the cake ahead of time, leave it inverted in the tin until you are going to ice and eat it.  

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It’s #LetsLunch Birthday Time

A Monday Morning Cooking Club Kinda Birthday – Quick, Easy and DELICIOUS In our somewhat hectic household, we love a cake that’s quick to bake and also tastes fabulous. And what could be better than a slab of warm chocolate cake covered with a smooth shiny buttermilk chocolate glaze??? YUM! This cake has an added bonus […]

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White Chocolate and Passionfruit Mousse

A Light but Decadent Dessert for Summer This delicious, airy, sweet mousse is a current favourite of the Monday Morning Cooking Club team, especially with summer approaching.  It is a refreshing yet sophisticated dessert from the kitchen of Janette Kornhauser on the Gold Coast. It looks gorgeous served in individual glasses. Choose a good quality white […]

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Gina’s Hair Raising Honey Cake

This cake was first published in 2011 in ‘the food the stories the sisterhood‘ and came to us from an old friend Gina who made it for many years at Rosh Hashanah. It is, without a doubt, the best, most moist and delicious honey cake around. Its name came from the time when Gina was avidly […]

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David Lebovitz’ Italian Almond Cookies

Without a doubt, one of our favourite food writers is David Lebovitz. He’s funny. Really funny. He writes well. His recipes work. And he’s funny. So a couple of weeks ago we found ourselves in a nut frenzy. This frenzy started when we were to go on a very serious Sydney radio station to talk about […]

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The Festival of Shavuot = Cheesecake Time

The Festival of Shavuot. Cheesecake. Cheese Blintzes. Lokshen Kugel. Yes Please! This week celebrates the Jewish festival of Shavuot. We know it well as a time to eat dairy products. It is a time where many Jewish people all over the world fress (eat with abandon!) cheesecake and cheese blintzes. Any opportunity! There are a number […]