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Adventures in home cooking, baking and eating out mostly in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A bit of travelling, shopping, and having a good time.

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Vegetarian Orange-Ginger Panna Cotta with Gingerbread Crust - Ginger Special Part Three

It had been a while since I’d seen my oldest friend, so I wanted to make a special dessert for her and her partner. No challenges, no cookoffs, no special requirements (except for the Doctor, of course), I just wanted something lovely and tasty. My friend is not a fan [...]

Gingerbread Cookies - Ginger Special Part Two

When I was a kid, I’d never really liked gingerbread since it tasted “funny”. But one Christmas, I decided to buy a bag of pfeffernüsse because they just smelt so wonderful and appropriate for the season. The extra sugar from the candy coating kind of eased me into learning to love the deep taste [...]

Tofu Hua – Ginger Special Part One

I live in a constant state of dessert craving, which is not exactly news to anyone that knows me. But sometimes, I’ll actually have a craving that ticks both the healthy and dessert columns, and when that happens, it’s special enough to blog about.

Tofu Hua (tofu fa [...]