It’s Part 2 of my Apricots journey! You may recall from my earlier post I received 6kg of Apricots fresh from my grandmothers tree. I made this delicious Apricot Jam however that only used 1.5kg of the apricots. With 4.5kg to go, I turned to Sally Wise’s A Year in the Bottle . There I found […]
I don’t know about you, but one of the things I love to do on a weekend is cook breakfast for the household. For the most part I tend to rise quite early (or at least early for a weekend) and make breakfast. One of my new favourite treats to make are crumpets. Almost deliciously […]
Okay, so the title may be a little hyperbole but this is an excellent chocolate cake to have up your sleeve. This is a cake I have thrown together for at least 10 years now, and while there are others I make – I keep coming back to it. What I love most about it? […]
I think I may have mentioned in my previous post, it’s the middle of Summer. I was fortunate to spend some time recently at the beach enjoying quiet days of reading, walking and just enjoying some great meals. We are very fortunate to live in an area where beautiful seafood and seasonal produce is so […]
We’re in the middle of summer here in Melbourne. As I type this, it is a warm and pleasant February Saturday afternoon. February. How is we are already 6 weeks into the new year? I must admit, I feel my year is just beginning. A side effect of my job means January is otherwise occupied […]
Simple and Delicious Soup!
Looking for the perfect breakfast or snack? This granola is the answer. Simple and delicious.
I know the macron is no longer the height of baking fashion (I always say, once they’ve appeared in “McCafe”, they’re no longer special) but they are always a joy to present and, more importantly, to eat! This macaron recipe I found a few years ago, at the height of macaron fashion, and have made […]
A perfect work day lunch solution: warm chicken salad.
Summer is just around the corner. The weather is heating up, the days are getting longer and it’s the perfect time for ice-cream! It’s also the perfect time to use my new ice-cream maker! I have been thinking about buying an ice-cream maker for a few years. For a long time I thought I didn’t […]