Sweet Treats

Cakes, Biscuits, Cookies and Desserts

I have never lost the childhood pleasure of making cookies, waiting for them to cool and jamming them in my mouth like Crusoe back from the island. I truly believe everyone should make biscuits at least once a year, if for no other reason than nostalgic indulgence.

Ah, desserts. Truly the last act of the play, followed by the encore of liqueur. Desserts evoke a childlike need for comfort and sweetness, for sticky fingers and cream moustaches, that deep sense in all of us that the luxury of dessert and crisp sweetness of biscuits is reward for living.
Completely unnecessary, entirely indulgent and in some cases extravagant, there is no justification offered for these recipes, no guilt and no remorse. That is not to suggest every meal deserves that sweet surrender at the end, though inviting loved ones to your table and leaving after intermission does seem cruel... and so you can find here a collection of sweet favourites and traditional fare to crescendo your meal towards a satisfactory ending.

      

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Cookies, Slices and BiscuitsCookies, Slices and Biscuits

Perfect edible gifts, delicious cookies and snack-time favourites ...

      

       

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Homely Cakes and MuffinsHomely Cakes and Muffins

Even mid-week we sometimes need a cake to cheer our spirits, something simple, easy and scrumptious ...

 

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Tarts and PastriesTarts and Pastries

From French flaky pastry with glazed fruits, to chocolate tarts and sweet pies, there is something here for all occasions ...

 

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Indulgent DessertsIndulgent Desserts

Whether it's for a birthday or to share at your next dinner party, these desserts are definitely not for everyday ...

 

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Special Occasion CakesSpecial Occasion Cakes

Christmas cakes are but once a year - make your next one extra special ...

            

 

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