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Seeded Cardamom Macaroons

  I always have a stash of egg whites in the freezer, leftovers from making yolk enriched recipes like ice cream.  I’m slack about labelling and inconsistent about the egg … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · 18 Comments

Seeds and Grains Spelt Loaf

  Since joining the Facebook (FB) Group Sourdough Baking Australia and New Zealand a while ago my understanding of the sourdough bread baking process has grown enormously. There’s a wealth … Continue reading

September 14, 2017 · 17 Comments

Spicy Carrot Pickle

I am a pickle obsessive. I admit it. Give me a good vegetable pickle and I can turn an ordinary meal into a feast. In the “English ploughman’s lunch from … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · 16 Comments

In My Kitchen September 2017

I missed IMK last month thanks to a particularly vicious bout of winter flu, illness that dragged on for 5 weeks. It’s a tenacious bug that has reached epidemic proportions … Continue reading

September 1, 2017 · 33 Comments

Blueberry fool with blueberry compote

Until I made to move to Brisbane two years ago, my home had always been in Melbourne. My roots are English and on the face of it, my ancestors chose … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 15 Comments

Banana pineapple and ginger cake

In my working life I was a cook for a catering company. The kitchen staff cooked breakfast and lunch for our little shop front cafe, but the majority of our … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 20 Comments

Steamed Barramundi with ginger and spring onion sauce

Winter ills have laid me low for the passed couple of weeks. I’ve had the sniffles and a hacking cough that has the unhappy knack of reasserting itself just when … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · 26 Comments