It’s nearing that time of year again, when sports are a thing. Like, there are televised finals and stuff. I guess sports are always a thing, but the only sportsgame i’m really familiar with is competitive eating. YEAH, SPORTS! Either way, these ribs are rib-ticklingly good while spectating or competitively participating, or even without any associationContinue reading “AR-RIB-A! CRUNCHY SPICED CHICKEN RIBS + SMOKED PAPRIKA AIOLI”

Don’t go bacon my heart: Bacon + Macadamia Brittle

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. This brittle is bacon my heart. It will probably also give me diabetes, but I still want to wife it so hard. Look at that glistening bacon. It’s so beautiful, I could cry. Most recipes for candied sugar require corn syrup. Boo, corn syrup. There is always the option ofContinue reading “Don’t go bacon my heart: Bacon + Macadamia Brittle”

Jam Session: Raspberry, Balsamic + Pepper Jam with Baked Camembert

Posted by Claire (@bearclairepear) and Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. This is probably the quickest and most delicious jam you’ll ever make in your life. Make this once, and you’ll never look at your life the same again. The tartness of the raspberries and balsamic cut through the oiliness of the baked camembert cheese, and the pepperContinue reading “Jam Session: Raspberry, Balsamic + Pepper Jam with Baked Camembert”

Holey Moley! Baked Apple Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. A few weeks back, I got home from work after midnight in a delirious state, and *accidentally* went on an online shopping spree for kitchen play things. At 1am, buying a mini donut baking tray seemed like the best idea in the world.   And boy, was it!   IContinue reading “Holey Moley! Baked Apple Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze”

Pfestive Pfeffermisu: Pfeffernüsse (Ginger Biscuit) Tiramisu

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. No, David Tennant, you are not ginger. But this decadent desert most definitely is. I give you… PFEFFERMISU! Yep, I’m still obsessed with pfeffernüsse. How about we just go ahead and make it A Tale of Two Bougies’ ingredient of the week? *Warning: This dessert is definitely not dairy, gluten,Continue reading “Pfestive Pfeffermisu: Pfeffernüsse (Ginger Biscuit) Tiramisu”

Better chocoLATE than never! Ginger Rocky Road and Candy Cane Rocky Road

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Day three and four of our festive madness comes in the form of a combined post. How about I give you two recipes in one that can be made in less than 20 minutes AND could also double as super tasty last minute I-really-wanted-to-get-you-somethin’-nice-but-I-ran-out-of-time-so-here-is-something-homemade-that-shows-i’ve-been-thoughtful gifts? Better chocoLATE than never, right?Continue reading “Better chocoLATE than never! Ginger Rocky Road and Candy Cane Rocky Road”

Totally Nuts: Vegan Choc-Nut Granola

Posted by Katie (@katiem31837943), Perth. This granola is nuts. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, vegan, and nearly sugar-free (what’s a little maple syrup amongst friends). But that’s not what makes this granola great. It’s nutty-chocolatey- get in ma belly – tasty. It’s so good I cut my tongue licking the mix off the blender blade (totes worthContinue reading “Totally Nuts: Vegan Choc-Nut Granola”

Martha-dom: Death by Choc-Chip Cookie

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. I have a friend who is a self-proclaimed Cookie Monster. For weeks, I have been hearing about how she has tried time and time again to bake the perfect soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies to no avail. She tried recipes that mixed the flour and the butter first, andContinue reading “Martha-dom: Death by Choc-Chip Cookie”