ATOTB Kitchen Update: September Recipes

We’ve had a few crazy busy weeks of recipe development here at A Tale of Two Bougies Kitchen HQ. This past week has seen us committing to stepping outside our usual (very Asian-themed) box, and playing with flavours and techniques that are a little more unfamiliar and less frequently used in our kitchen. We’ve alsoContinue reading “ATOTB Kitchen Update: September Recipes”

FORBIDDEN FRUIT: BAKED APPLE, SPICED BRÛLÉE CUSTARD + OLIVE OIL CRUMBLE

BAKED APPLE, SPICED BRÛLÉE CUSTARD + OLIVE OIL CRUMBLE RECIPE

Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Photography by Michael Allen Photography (@michael_allen_rodriguez). ‘STRAYA. MULTICULTURALISM. PARTY. CAKE. MULTICULTURAL PARTY CAKE. Chiffon cake recipe adapted from Poh Ling Yeow’s ‘Poh’s Kitchen’. Kaya Jam recipe adapted from Billy Law’s ‘A Table for Two’. Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons Makes 25 For the Cake: 10 egg whitesContinue reading “Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons”

Blue Jasmine: Blueberry + Jasmine Tea Creme Tart

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Photography by Michael Allen Photography (@michael_allen_rodriguez). It’s summer. As in, stupidly hot Melbourne summer. Last week was all rainy and humid, and this week we’re back to being all sunny and stifling. It’s disgusting and gross and the weather just really needs to make up it’s mind. The best thingContinue reading “Blue Jasmine: Blueberry + Jasmine Tea Creme Tart”

Bananas for bananas: Salted Caramel Banana Upside-Down Cake

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Photography by Michael Allen Photography (@michael_allen_rodriguez). I developed a love for bananas at an early age. First, there were the trips back to the south east Asian motherland and the decadently sweet lady finger bananas, straight from the plantation, and the Indonesian fried banana treat, ‘goreng pisang’. Then, there wasContinue reading “Bananas for bananas: Salted Caramel Banana Upside-Down Cake”

They see me rollin’, they hatin’: Chorizo + Bacon Sausage Rolls with Fennel + Pomegranate Jam

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Because sausage puns are the absolute wurst, i’m going to quit before I get on a roll and all you readers start hatin’. Here, have a video of a kitten riding a turtle instead: Sausage rolls are one of those quintessentially Australian things. I associate them with the frozen foodContinue reading “They see me rollin’, they hatin’: Chorizo + Bacon Sausage Rolls with Fennel + Pomegranate Jam”

Don’t go bacon my heart: Bacon + Macadamia Brittle

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. This brittle is bacon my heart. It will probably also give me diabetes, but I still want to wife it so hard. Look at that glistening bacon. It’s so beautiful, I could cry. Most recipes for candied sugar require corn syrup. Boo, corn syrup. There is always the option ofContinue reading “Don’t go bacon my heart: Bacon + Macadamia Brittle”

FEASTer: Choc Hot Cross Bun + Creme Egg Bread & Butter Pudding

Posted by Dani Sunario (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Bread and Butter pudding is a pretty outdated recipe, but this version gives an Easter twist to your good ol’ nana’s favourite! Great for using up all of the leftover stale Hot Cross Buns from Easter, or even worth making with a fresh batch just in time for theContinue reading “FEASTer: Choc Hot Cross Bun + Creme Egg Bread & Butter Pudding”

Jam Session: Raspberry, Balsamic + Pepper Jam with Baked Camembert

Posted by Claire (@bearclairepear) and Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. This is probably the quickest and most delicious jam you’ll ever make in your life. Make this once, and you’ll never look at your life the same again. The tartness of the raspberries and balsamic cut through the oiliness of the baked camembert cheese, and the pepperContinue reading “Jam Session: Raspberry, Balsamic + Pepper Jam with Baked Camembert”

Holey Moley! Baked Apple Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. A few weeks back, I got home from work after midnight in a delirious state, and *accidentally* went on an online shopping spree for kitchen play things. At 1am, buying a mini donut baking tray seemed like the best idea in the world.   And boy, was it!   IContinue reading “Holey Moley! Baked Apple Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze”