Please Pass the Recipe

sharing recipes from one generation to the next

Author Archives: Leah

Sultana Scones: a twist on an old favourite

Since Mum gave me this recipe for scones, I’ve rather fallen in love with them all over again.  When we were travelling around Ireland last year it was quite common … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Choc Chip & Banana Muffins version number II

What to bake with my mushy banana’s???  It’s almost as if it has become a weekly habit for me these days to be stuck with left over bananas. Well, not … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

It’s a long way to the shop,if you want a Sausage Roll

Normally I would try to reach into my memory to share with you something about the food we are cooking and my first memories of it.  In this case though … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

The people behind this project…

  Recently we got together for a weekend in Brisvegas together.  It’s been a while since we’ve seen each other, and this was the first catchup since this blog was … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · 5 Comments

Chicken Noodle Soup

When I saw Mum’s Chicken and Sweet Corn soup pop up on our blog at about 4pm yesterday, it was a light bulb going off in my head….guess what I … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Nan’s Green Tomato Pickles

The memories of my Nan was not really of her being  a foodie person.  Her creative talents lay with her knitting needles instead.  However one of my most favourite food … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Double Cooked Pork…. otherwise known as one of my favourite “Mum” cooked foods…

Oh how I love the texture and the flavour of this meat….  It’s not a quick dish to make, but the flavours are well-earned and fabulous.  Think Asian spices, but … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fig & Nut Cake

This recipe brings back memories of the time in my childhood when Mum used to own her own catering company and delicatessen. I’m honestly not sure if the memory is … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Auntie Marj’s Scones

I have one very vague memory of watching Auntie Marj make scones in her farm kitchen near Ballarat.  I was 10 y.o and we were on our way to Expo88 … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 4 Comments

Please Pass the Recipe….where did we come from???

  When some of your best family heirlooms are flavours, tastes and memories, how do you translate that into something tangible to pass down the generations? How do you cook … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · 2 Comments