Category Archives: Australian


January 26 is the official national day in Australia called appropriately - Australia Day. So I decided to cook a delicious meringue-based dessert with berries that's especially popular in New Zealand and Australia. This cake was actually created in honor of the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova. There are several versions of how and why this cake was created...
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Banana Bread with Pecans and Orange Zest

Hello! Its me, Nikita, with another great homemade recipe: Banana Bread. But while regular banana bread is great, it’s still missing something. Nuts go great with bananas, and who says we need just bananas? Thats why I added Pecans and Orange zest to this great classic. This follows the same recipe with any regular old banana bread recipe, except...
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Chocolate Pudding with Cream

Rich, sweet and delicious chocolate dessert. Pudding can be served with whipped cream, ice cream or just fresh berries. The mixture needs a lot of beating to incorporate air to make the pudding light. Instead of chocolate chips you can use regular dark chocolate broken into small pieces. (more…)...
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Banana Bread

A popular dish in America and Australia. This recipe from my mother-in-law is very simple and easy. The main thing in the banana bread recipe is to use ripe bananas. Try to add some nuts, dried fruit, and cinnamon. I usually add walnuts or almonds, as well as a little vanilla. Serve with butter, jam, and marmalade. Read more