• TASTE PODCAST - Time to tune in..

    Matt Rodbard and I discuss growing up in Australia and how as a Commonwealth country we took our baking cues from the English, but added a more relaxed, barefoot approach. And yes... we discuss Vegemite. 



  • An Aussie Inspired Breakfast - Rachael Ray Magazine!

    Next weekend if you are wanting to pretend you are waking up on Bondi Beach, and having a seaside breakfast, you need to go and grab yourself a copy of this month's Rachael Ray Magazine. I've got you covered with an awesome Avocado Toast on Sourdough with crispy prosciutto, roasted tomatoes and feta, babycinno's for the kids' and yes warm cake. 



    Thanks to the dream team for making it so fun!

    photo: @graydonherriott 

    food styling: @rebeccajurkevich




  • Melissa Clark and I Talk About Why To Keep It Simple on Splendid Table!

    I've always loved New York Times columnist and cookbook author Melissa Clark's recipes. It was a great pleasure to sit down and talk about the why I bake, and why I (and you) need to keep it simple. Have a listen on your way to work! Thanks for having me Splendid Table.


  • NYTimes Best Spring Cookbooks!!

    I was boarding a flight from Sydney to New York when I got an email from my agent, saying Simple Cake had made the New York Times Best Spring Cookbooks. Sitting in economy in the middle seat didn't seem too bad for 14 hours after this news. Thank you so much to everyone at the Times. It's a true honor to be recognized and in such fine company.

  • Recipe & Giveaway You Won't Want To Miss !!

    To celebrate Simple Cake making the New York Times best spring cookbooks!! @oxo @tenspeedpress are doing a giveaway where you could win a fabulous 9x13-inch non-stick pro cake pan, and a copy of Simple Cake, so you can bake this glorious Chocolate Tres Leches Cake at home! This is the pan I bake this cake in and many others. Yes.. you want to win this one... this is a friends coming over dessert no brainer. Head on over to my instagram to enter... tag a friend who deserves some cake, make sure you’re both following @oxo and @odettewilliams. Winner will be drawn Wednesday. Get tagging and good luck !!

    📷@johnny_miller_ styling @rebeccajurkevich


  • Simple Cake Cookbook Trailer

    Ladies!!!! It's our day!! 

    Happy International Women's Day to you all.

    I'm super excited as NEXT WEEK my third child, Simple Cake hits shelves. I've been working away at this book trailer and a few other cutdown's with a group of very amazing women over the last month. I hope you enjoy it, and it gets you in the mood to get your cake game on.

    Because let's be honest.. it's cake and women that make life a whole lot sweeter.

    Odette x

    ps. Order now because the wait is over!!