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”

Korean Barbie: Spicy BBQ Ribs + Kimchi Potato Salad

Posted by Tiff (@tiffanyalisonha), Perth.  If there’s something I crave all the time, it’s a Korean barbie. No, not the svelte, impossibly proportioned dancing and singing machines you see on PopAsia on a Sunday morning – the edible kind! The kind where you get together with some mates, grill some deliciously marinated bits ofContinue reading “Korean Barbie: Spicy BBQ Ribs + Kimchi Potato Salad”

Peachy Keen: Monkfish Ceviche with Grilled Corn and Peach Salsa

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. After all of that Christmas feasting (I know, I know – I also discovered that there is a limit to how much pfeffernüsse you can consume in one sitting), food is probably the last thing you ever want to see. UNTIL YOU MEET THIS GUY. LOOK! SO PRETTY, SO HEALTHY,Continue reading “Peachy Keen: Monkfish Ceviche with Grilled Corn and Peach Salsa”

Pfestive Pfeffermisu: Pfeffernüsse (Ginger Biscuit) Tiramisu

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. No, David Tennant, you are not ginger. But this decadent desert most definitely is. I give you… PFEFFERMISU! Yep, I’m still obsessed with pfeffernüsse. How about we just go ahead and make it A Tale of Two Bougies’ ingredient of the week? *Warning: This dessert is definitely not dairy, gluten,Continue reading “Pfestive Pfeffermisu: Pfeffernüsse (Ginger Biscuit) Tiramisu”

Better chocoLATE than never! Ginger Rocky Road and Candy Cane Rocky Road

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Day three and four of our festive madness comes in the form of a combined post. How about I give you two recipes in one that can be made in less than 20 minutes AND could also double as super tasty last minute I-really-wanted-to-get-you-somethin’-nice-but-I-ran-out-of-time-so-here-is-something-homemade-that-shows-i’ve-been-thoughtful gifts? Better chocoLATE than never, right?Continue reading “Better chocoLATE than never! Ginger Rocky Road and Candy Cane Rocky Road”

Edamame, is it Christmas yet? Sautéed Radishes and Edamame in Miso Butter

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Instead of gifting you a couple of turtle doves on day two of our festive cooking week, we are bringing you a delicious vegetarian dish that isn’t necessarily traditional in Christmas flavour, but certainly vibrant enough in colour to rekindle the festive spirit. Better yet, this guy takes less thanContinue reading “Edamame, is it Christmas yet? Sautéed Radishes and Edamame in Miso Butter”

Festive Pfeffernüsse Pearfection: Chocolate Pfeffernüsse dipped Poached Pears with Ricotta Honey Cream

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Today begins the 7-day countdown to Christmas, and though you probably already have your Christmas brunch/lunch/dinner meal plans ready, and have braved the 150m lines at the supermarket to put down your deposit for the last remaining 34kg ham in the store, A Tale of Two Bougies is bringing youContinue reading “Festive Pfeffernüsse Pearfection: Chocolate Pfeffernüsse dipped Poached Pears with Ricotta Honey Cream”

Soup’ed Up: Cold Vegetarian Apple, Carrot, and Ginger Soup with Cashew Dukkah

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. I may be known around these parts as a bit salt fiend, but little do most of you know that I am also a MASSIVE juice fiend. Freshly squeezed apple, carrot, and ginger juice is my kind of liquid gold. Sometimes, I even like to add a little celery juiceContinue reading “Soup’ed Up: Cold Vegetarian Apple, Carrot, and Ginger Soup with Cashew Dukkah”

Totally Nuts: Vegan Choc-Nut Granola

Posted by Katie (@katiem31837943), Perth. This granola is nuts. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, vegan, and nearly sugar-free (what’s a little maple syrup amongst friends). But that’s not what makes this granola great. It’s nutty-chocolatey- get in ma belly – tasty. It’s so good I cut my tongue licking the mix off the blender blade (totes worthContinue reading “Totally Nuts: Vegan Choc-Nut Granola”

EnThaicing Beef Salad with Lychees, Rice Vermicelli, and Mint

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Since the heinous turn of weather in Melbourne this week (seriously guy, get your sh*t together), I’ve been dreaming of the tropical fruits and asian desserts I used to have as a kid on humid holidays in South East Asia – coconut juice from the husk,  freshly squeezed sugar caneContinue reading “EnThaicing Beef Salad with Lychees, Rice Vermicelli, and Mint”