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Peanut Butter and Banana Loaf

Queensland bananas, naturally ripened without gas, bought directly from the grower are one of my favourite indulgences. Delicious as these bananas are though, they are not immune to rapid ripening … Continue reading

February 21, 2019 · 34 Comments

Marzipan Cake with Plums

Finding marzipan locally for Christmas baking in 2016 was impossible. I got in early last year and bought a couple of rolls of the almond confection not knowing exactly what … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · 19 Comments

Hazelnut Buckwheat Blueberry Cake

I’ve been making birthday cakes for my kids for more than four decades. When they were little they’d spend months prior to their birth date poring over the Women’s Weekly … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · 30 Comments

Banana pineapple and ginger cake

In my working life I was a cook for a catering company. The kitchen staff cooked breakfast and lunch for our little shop front cafe, but the majority of our … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 21 Comments

Raspberry, Rhubarb and White Chocolate Dessert Cake

Cake is a terrific do-ahead dessert and my first choice when I’m cooking for family and friends so I’m always looking for new ideas. Recipes published in New Zealand’s food … Continue reading

May 18, 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

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