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

BAKED APPLE, SPICED BRÛLÉE CUSTARD + OLIVE OIL CRUMBLE RECIPE

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”

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”

Quinoa as mustard! Quinoa + Coconut Poached Chicken Salad with Tamarind Dressing

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. I’ve been eating a lot of Kraft cheese lately. You know the stuff – squares of plastic cheese, wrapped in another layer of plastic dividing them into a single serve that is only ever satisfying if you eat more than one at a time and/or are supremely inebriated. If we’reContinue reading “Quinoa as mustard! Quinoa + Coconut Poached Chicken Salad with Tamarind Dressing”

Holy Mackerel: Assam Fish + REFRIED CHIPS

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. *Note: Aside from the title, I have decided that fish puns cod get out of hand and are a little overkrill (sorryyyyyy), so i’ve decided to stray away from them for the rest of this post before I get lost in a punderamic sea and lose all sense of porpoise,Continue reading “Holy Mackerel: Assam Fish + REFRIED CHIPS”

Oats with the most: Vegan Lime + Coconut Oats, Green Tea + Ginger Poached Rhubarb, Cinnamon Sugar Radish Crisps

Posted by Dani Sunario (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. I know, I know. It’s been a while since our last post. Just for being patient and dedicated superfans of A Tale of Two Bougies, we’re rewarding you with three recipes. THREE. RECIPES. IN ONE POST. And they’re all vegan, free of gluten and lactose, and delicious. Aren’t weContinue reading “Oats with the most: Vegan Lime + Coconut Oats, Green Tea + Ginger Poached Rhubarb, Cinnamon Sugar Radish Crisps”

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”

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”