Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for March, 2010

March 30th, 2010 by Clarabella

Sushi Fun

I can’t remember exactly when it was that I decided that I loved sushi, but it was certainly a life-changing revelation. I am actually very lucky that sushi is relatively healthy otherwise I may be the size of a house by now. I have to confess that I am not the most adventurous sushi fan […]

March 29th, 2010 by Clarabella

Daring bakers Challenge No. 2

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. I have never made anything remotely like this Orange Tian before so it was certainly a first! The marmelade […]

March 17th, 2010 by Clarabella

Daring Cooks Challenge No. 1

I do love a challenge and when I saw the recipe for my very first Daring Cooks challenge I could not help but smile. The 2010 March Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Eleanor of MelbournefoodGeek and Jess of Jessthebaker. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make risotto. The various components of their challenge […]

March 8th, 2010 by Clarabella

Cake & Biscotti

So last weekend we were invited over to a friend’s house for dinner and I was pondering what to bring as dessert. I browsed through my cake book that my dear mom gave me at Christmas and my eye fell on a Coffee/Ginger dessert-style cake. I love coffee, and ginger and a cake combining the […]

March 1st, 2010 by Clarabella

A love affair

In the last few weeks I have re-discovered risotto and this discovery has led to a passionate love-affair. I do honestly love risotto. It is a quick and simple dinner but it is so tasty and so impressive, I have even managed to impress myself which is not easily done at all! This version of […]