Category: Epicuriously

Vegan Chocolate with Avocado and Coconut

My husband and I were recently invited to celebrate our friend’s birthday with a BBQ in the park. This friend and his family had recently adopted a vegan lifestyle, so I wanted to bring something that the birthday boy could…
Tokwa’t Baboy

www.epicuriously.com.au Tofu & Pork Salad Disclaimer – I use the term salad very loosely. Token greens in the form of finely chopped spring onions? Check. Brown onions and garlic are vegetables, right? Tofu is healthy…. before it is shallow-fried that…
Amazing Red Velvet Cake

www.epicuriously.com.au  April 27 – How time flies! Earlier this week we celebrated six months of wedded bliss. Though we have been together for almost 10 years, these six months of marriage have been by far our greatest adventure yet, and…
Benjamin’s Birthday Cupcake

www.epicuriously.com.au 28 June – My godson, Benjamin, turned the big FOUR a few weeks ago. As we all know, kids grow up far too quickly. I met my godson for the first time just a few days after he was…

It’s been a hectic few weeks in the Epicuriously household with the birth of our beautiful daughter Charlotte. We’re absolutely blessed and smitten with this little bundle of joy. Though it’s been more challenging than we could have ever imagined,…
Gruyere and Vegetable Frittata

About a year ago, my sister made the astonishing decision to become a vegetarian. I remember when she first broke the news, I immediately thought tofu + steamed vegetables = boring, and wondered how quickly she’d get over it. But…
Creamy Chick Risotto

www.epicuriously.com.au Making risotto can seem a little intimidating. With the constant stirring, the gradual addition of piping hot stock and knowing when it’s hit that al dente spot – just one slight glitch and all your wonderfully orchestrated efforts could…
Forgotten Pudding

Forgotten Pudding is a wonderfully unusual dessert. For a start, it’s not quite the traditional pudding of the sticky date variety that you’re used to. Rather, the star and foundation is a meringue layer that’s been slow-cooked, resulting in a…
Sticky Braised Pork Belly

Though I have significant Chinese heritage, I’m not very experienced in traditional Asian cooking techniques. Don’t get me wrong: I love eating Chinese food… for me it’s right up there with sleep-ins, massages and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.…
Tim Tam Cake

The beauty of this cake is that it looks so impressive for such relatively little effort. There are three stages to making it – firstly making the chocolate sponge cake, then filling it with chocolate butter cream and crushed Tim…