Category Gingerbread

Gingerbread Truffles | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Gingerbread Truffles

Soft gingerbread truffles made with gingernut biscuits and dipped in white chocolate. The perfect treat for the holidays. Hi, everybody! It’s taken me a bit of time to get around to writing this post. Before we left for Africa, I had everything set up and ready to go. Since this trip to South-East Asia was […]

Gingerbread Christmas Tree | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Gingerbread Christmas Tree

Before I start this post, I want to apologise to my Dad. Dad, I know that this is fifth sweet recipe I’ve posted in a row. I know you like to see a balance here, but I’m sorry to tell you that the next few posts will also contain sweet recipes. It’s just the way […]

Honey Jumble Biscuits | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Honey Jumble Biscuits (Australian Biscuit Series Part 1)

I’m really excited to bring you this recipe today. It’s the first post in a new series called Australian Biscuits. It was originally going to run over the next few weeks and consist of four or five recipes for iconic Australian biscuits (cookies). With Christmas coming, I’ve got a bunch of festive recipes that I’ve just GOT to share with you […]

White Chocolate & Gingerbread Slice | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

White Chocolate & Gingerbread Slice – One of my All-Time Favourites

Recently, I realised why a lot of the things I bake come out of the oven looking and tasting undercooked – our oven is not calibrated correctly. I was already struggling to get my head around the whole Gas Mark thing, and now I find out that it’s not even right anyway! Give me a […]