Grilled Pineapple Pavlova

Grilled Pineapple Pavlova

Typically, most pavovas are adorned with a multitude of fresh berries, which pairs classically with the sweet cream and meringue, but this version veers from tradition and takes on a tropical tilt with pineapple and coconut. The coconut is grilled to soften the fruit and bring out its deeper, more caramel-like flavours.

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Jamie Oliver’s Hummingbird Cake

Jamie Oliver’s Hummingbird Cake

This is one of my most favourite cakes to make. It eats like a decadent banana bread/ carrot cake, but there are no carrots. I first made this recipe out of Jamie Oliver’s cookbook I received last Christmas, Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food. And boy is it comforting. It’s sticky and sweet with pineapple, banana, lime zest and cream cheese icing. Plus I’m a sucker for anything that looks good decorated in edible flowers.

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