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Category Archives: Savoury Baking

Classic Savoury Bacon, Cheese and Chive Tart

bacon cheese chive tart A savoury tart served warm is one of life’s simple pleasures. This tart is defined by the biscuity pastry base and the just set creamy custard … Continue reading

January 24, 2019 · 22 Comments

Feta Baked in Vine Leaves

An unplanned flying visit to Melbourne the weekend before Christmas was jam packed with good things. We spent some quality time with family, we shopped a little, but most importantly … Continue reading

January 10, 2019 · 23 Comments

Ham, Cheese and Chilli Muffins

There must be a million recipes for muffins on the internet. I’ve contributed a fair number myself (see the links below) so in truth this bake was never intended to … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · 20 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 · 18 Comments

Sourdough Pizza Scrolls

For years I was intimidated by the mystique surrounding sourdough bread baking. It was a sense reinforced by the scientific sounding language used to describe the processes involved with the … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · 20 Comments

Peppery Blue Cheese Tart with Caramelised Fennel

I’m totally enamoured with the unconventional recipe for shortcrust I posted a few months ago. It’s liberated me from a tart free world. The fact that it makes a big … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · 24 Comments

Fabulous Unconventional Shortcrust

In my working life as a cook for a catering company I was often dubbed the Queen of Tartlets. I was proud of my pastry making ability and could effortlessly … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 43 Comments

GF Pumpkin, Parmesan and Parsley Muffins

At long last, the humidity has dropped and so have the temperatures. I’d hardly call it cold, but this is what the locals call winter in Brisbane, overnight temperatures around … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · 30 Comments

Rice Flour Carrot Paratha

It’s been a few years now since I last visited India, but not a day goes by without fleeting images of cheeky children, vibrant colours, pungent smells, abject poverty and … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · 27 Comments

Buckwheat Blini

  “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” says Shakespeare, but does a pikelet taste better if it’s called a blini? I’ve been researching, trying to establish … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 9 Comments

Sourdough Spelt Turkish Lamb Pide Pie

After receiving the book “Turkish Fire” as a birthday gift, my excitement about the flavours of Turkey was reignited.  When we travelled there ten years ago I was in good … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · 30 Comments

Zucchini tart with lemon, fennel, feta and thyme

If I have zucchinis in the kitchen all is right with my world. I just love their buttery flavour. Zucchini complements many different ingredients so it’s easy to grate, slice … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 24 Comments

In My Kitchen-January 2016

Happy New Year. I hope 2016 bring delicious fresh produce, exciting cookbooks and sleek new equipment into your kitchen. I am totally in awe of the In My Kitchen community. … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · 56 Comments

Olive and Rosemary Focaccia

I’ve been messing about with spelt flour as a wheat replacement for a couple of years. I am not coeliac, nor do I have gluten intolerance, my gut simply cannot … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 21 Comments