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Orange Cardamon Cake with Grand Marnier Syrup

Australian food synonymous with Christmas has changed remarkably in a single generation. A self confidence with our cultural identity heavily influenced by both the climate and immigration means we no … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Luscious Strawberry Sorbet

The heat is on, so it’s time so dust off the ice cream churn. I’ve had spectacular success making gelato and sorbet recipes from Nick Palumbo’s recipe book “Gelato Messina” … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 7 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

Gluten free choc chip, cherry and almond cookies

  Christmas is a time for giving and small homemade gifts are always well received. This year I thought I’d make my friends a chocolate treat. Chocolate is perilous in … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 19 Comments

In My Kitchen December 2016

November in my kitchen has swung between two extremes. It’s been crazily busy and it’s been deathly quiet so In My Kitchen during December I hope to find some balance, … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · 27 Comments

Charred Red Pepper Gratin

In the best possible way my life has been kinda crazy lately. My daughter married her long time partner a couple of weeks ago and pre wedding parties and dinners … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · 30 Comments

Meaty thoughts….

In the past few months there’s been a flood of information in the Australian media focussing on the ethics of eating meat.  I’ve absorbed a whole raft of information, some … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 38 Comments