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Category Archives: Savoury Baking

Pumpkin, Bacon and Parmesan Risotto Cake

   Pumkpkin is making it’s seasonal appearance in the northern hemisphere. In Australia, we’re lucky both Jap and butternut varieties are available year round. Pumpkin soup is a favourite in … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · 37 Comments

Herb and Fetta Filos Rolls

My potted herb garden is flourishing in the Brisbane humidity. The pots of chives and parsley I shifted from Melbourne. I cut them right back, then they were wrapped in … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · 23 Comments

Pumpkin Scones: Gluten Free and Delicious

It’s school holidays again and I’ve been wracking my brain for simple baking ideas to help keep my granddaughters entertained in the kitchen. The difficult part is that the youngest … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · 17 Comments

Oat and Walnut Crackers

 We fell head over heels in love with oat crackers while in New Zealand, not traditional Scottish Oatcakes which we treat like old friends but sassy crunchy crackers with nuts. … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 81 Comments

Rustic Egg and Bacon Pie

While enjoying lunch of leftover macaroni cheese with bacon a few weeks ago, for just a fleeting instant, the flavour transported me back to early childhood and the Royal Melbourne … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 14 Comments

Savoury Spelt Scone Scrolls

It’s the fifth annual Internatioanal Scone Week in the blogoshere, hosted by the wonderful Celia at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial. Perusing the recipes that were contributed in 2012 and … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 33 Comments

Quinoa flour and yoghurt flatbreads

No one is more surprised about the success of these flatbreads than I am. In the days when I was still able to eat wheat I would buy wholemeal flour … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 35 Comments

Carrot and Cornmeal Soda Bread

Adapting to eating within the constraints of the FODMAP diet has taken time. Learning to cook without onion and garlic and giving up apples and pears have been quite an … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 34 Comments

Pure and Simple, Natural Savoury Oatcakes

I don’t buy dry biscuits (crackers) because they tend to be made with wheat flour and palm oil. I don’t buy rice cracker either as they are usually flavoured with … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 40 Comments

Elizabeth David’s Blue Cheese Tarts

The Cookbook Guru this month is exploring Elizabeth David’s classic “English Bread and Yeast Cookery.” Thirty plus years ago, when I first became interested in cooking more than just the … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 27 Comments

Sourdough Spelt Pizza Bases

Elizabeth David writes scathing observations about English pizza in the introductory pages of the section dedicated to Pizza and Pissaladiere in her erudite tome “English Bread and Yeast Cookery,” this … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 14 Comments

Savoury Zucchini Cake

Mild buttery zucchini (courgette) is the most versatile vegetable I bring into my kitchen. In Australia, zucchinis are in season year round and as the price only fluctuates slightly, I … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 30 Comments

Pork, Pistachio and Lemon Thyme Terrine

The French have a wonderful repertoire of traditional charcuterie in their recipe arsenal, delicious pates, saucisson, rillettes and terrines. I have one single favourite terrine recipe. Made with seasoned pork … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 13 Comments

Gluten Free Seed Bread

“The Life Changing Loaf of Bread” recipe has come to me via my daughter Leah’s blog “Sharing the Food We Love.” The original recipe came from My New Roots. It’s … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 8 Comments