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Tag Archives: Baking

Spelt Sourdough Hot Cross Buns revisited

Because it’s nearly Easter and because these were so good, I’ve decided to repost this recipe from last year. I’m of the opinion that Hot Cross Buns should only eaten … Continue reading

March 28, 2019 · 8 Comments

Sour Cherry, Almond and White Chocolate Bars

The momentum is reaching fever pitch as my life drawing group, The Bunya Artists, as we prepare for an exhibition of our work. We are joining the annual Samford Art … Continue reading

May 31, 2018 · 21 Comments

Spelt Sourdough Hot Cross Buns #3

I’m of the opinion that Hot Cross Buns should only eaten to be at Easter time despite the supermarket sales campaigns that generally begin soon after Christmas, so, each year in … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · 15 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

olive oil and fennel seed spelt sourdough

I love bread, good dense sourdough bread with a crispy crunchy crust and a chewy crumb, the style of bread you see being sold at a high price in boutique … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 18 Comments

Ginger Tomato Cake

The very first piece of food trivia I ever learned was that tomatoes are fruit, but why do we limit ourselves to eating tomatoes as savoury food? While I was … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · 34 Comments

Hot Cross Buns ’17 : 100% spelt sourdough

It’s a while since I wrote about bread baking but my passion for slowly fermented 100% spelt sourdough bread continues to grow. My bread is essentially flour and salt mixed … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · 22 Comments

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

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

Lemon and Rosemary Syrup Cake

Yesterday was one of those days, the sort of day when the safest way to avoid disaster is to shut yourself away and do nothing. I should have heeded the … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Nut ‘N’ Spice Macaroons

Surplus egg whites can be a curse, but they can be a blessing too. Most of the time I have little plastic tubs of egg whites in my freezer. Mainly … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 25 Comments

Apple Streusel Cake – Gluten Free

I’ve already told you lots of stories about my Love’s love of apples cooked into pudding, pies and cakes. Last year we even went to the extreme of taste testing different … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 22 Comments

Flourless Chocolate Brownie with Raspberries

Am I alone in harbouring random vivid food memories beginning from early childhood? I have a vast databank of delicious tastes connected to particular places stored deep within. Today I … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 24 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