• Christmas Pavlova Wreath

    A show-stopping wreath-shaped Christmas pavlova recipe. It is filled with whipped cream and topped with cherry pie filling. Light, creamy and delicious.

    Hi, I'm Jennifer Pallian, BSc, RD. I studied cooking, baking and food chemistry in a university lab, have years of experience as a professional test kitchen recipe developer and providing technical baking support to bakeries and home bakers. Want to know why your bread didn't rise? I've got your back.I now work full-time as a blogger, putting the years of science and baking to work right here. I share the best recipes in my arsenal - tested-till-PERFECT recipes for cozy baking, easy recipes for weeknight meals and delicious globally-inspired comfort food, plus lots of science-based cooking and baking tips. Welcome!

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    Christmas Pavlova Wreath

    Dessert & Baking

    A show-stopping wreath-shaped Christmas pavlova recipe. It is filled with whipped cream and topped with cherry pie filling. Light, creamy and delicious.

    Toblerone Cookies

    Dessert & Baking

    Chewy golden cookies studded with chunks of Toblerone that melt into puddles of nougat and milk chocolate.

    Soft-Baked Pumpkin Cookies

    Dessert & Baking

    Easy, deliciously soft pumpkin cookies are fragrant with pumpkin pie spices plus the 4 essential keys to perfect, soft cookies every time.

    Puff Pastry Baked Brie and Prosciutto di Parma with Cranberries

    Appetizers & Snacks

    A deceptively easy and (obviously) delicious puff pastry baked brie, stuffed with prosciutto and cranberry sauce. Step-by-step photo instructions included!

    Super-Tasty, Very Easy, Healthy Granola Bars

    Dessert & Baking

    A healthy, homemade granola bar perfect for lunchboxes. This easy granola bar recipe uses a secret ingredient as both binder and sweetener while adding 30g protein.

    Lamb Ragu Sauce

    Dinner

    Thick, meaty ragu with ground lamb in rich tomato sauce. A cozy, delicious lamb pasta recipe with long-cooked flavour in little time with 3 secret tricks. Nothing more comforting than a thick and meaty meat sauce amirite? This rich lamb ragu is a hearty, delicious departure from the typical Italian beef and pork players. Serve […]

    How to Cook Perfectly Fluffy Couscous

    August 24, 2019

    Make perfect, fluffy couscous every time with the perfect amount of water and the easiest 5-minute cooking method, plus a trick for speedy cooling.

    Moist Carrot Cake with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

    Dessert & Baking

    This easy, from-scratch carrot cake recipe combines deceptively simple ingredients and techniques to make a stand-out AMAZING moist and tender, perfectly spiced homemade carrot cake. Fluffy, satiny cream cheese frosting recipe included. It’s been said this may even be the best carrot cake recipe in the world.   This carrot cake is perfectly moist without […]

    Ice Cream Sandwiches with Homemade Chocolate Wafers

    Dessert & Baking

    The best ice cream sandwich out there – a soft and chewy, brownie-like cookie base with vanilla ice cream in the perfect filling-to-cookie ratio.

    Easy Couscous Salad with Lemon Dressing & Fresh Herbs

    Sides

    This quick and easy couscous salad recipe is fresh, healthy and deliciously addictive. The bright lemon dressing is made from only 4 simple ingredients.

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