Get a taste of The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life with Elise Strachan goes on a tantalising and flavour-filled exploration of the international desserts trending online, made right here in Australia by an amazingly diverse array of multicultural experts.

In this fun and colourful two-part special, Elise Strachan reveals the most drooled over desserts on social media from awe-inspiring #JellyArt to #GiantBrioche and shows you how to recreate them at home with the help of talented local innovators who are reinventing the classics from their home countries.

Elise is a household name in the world of sweets. She is the founder and host of YouTube and social media brand My Cupcake Addiction, one of the largest food and lifestyle channels online today with over 10 million followers.

Now she’s uncovering the Australian restaurants, patisseries, bakeries and stalls lighting up social media here and abroad with eye-catching desserts inspired by their cultural heritage.

From Greek, Middle-Eastern, Japanese and Malaysian favourites to Indonesian, Indian, French and Italian fare, these sweet makers are indeed living The Sweet Life sharing their culture with the masses and turning the classics on their head with fresh new ideas.

Elise invites them into her kitchen to share their multicultural recipes, divulging all the tips and tricks so you can try them at home.

Elise Strachan says: “Australia is one of the most creative countries in the world. Our free-thinking lifestyle, stunning native habitat and cultural diversity are a melting pot for innovative and original ideas to flourish.

“I thought I had to travel the world to find the most unique and inspiring desserts, until I realised just how many of the last decades viral food trends started right here at home. I’m here to celebrate some of Australia’s most inventive sweet artists and make sure the whole world knows just how talented us Aussies are.”

The Sweet Life with Elise Strachan premiered on SBS Food, Thursday, April 2, at 8.30pm. The series will also be available to catch up anywhere, anytime after broadcast on SBS On Demand.

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