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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

Carrots in Verjuice

Verjuice is the fermented juice of unripe grapes. It’s use as an acidulate in cooking dates back to the Middle Ages. It was a serendipitous cool season that left a … Continue reading

January 17, 2019 · 21 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

Chocolate Cinnamon Sorbet

My new ice cream churn has led to lots of experiments. The biggest success so far has been Creamy Berry Gelato, but after concentrating on fruity flavours, Greg Malouf’s recipe from … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 16 Comments

“Cajun” Spice Mix

I hope it’s just the winter blues that are clouding my brain, creating a fog that’s slowing down my writing process. If I was writing with a pen, on paper, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 22 Comments

Asian style chicken noodle soup

I first posted this soup recipe 2 years ago, when my blog was in it’s infancy. It’s so simple and good that I thought it was worth sharing again, especially as cold … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 20 Comments

Chocolate Orange Mousse

As young newlyweds in the seventies, we often hosted dinner parties for family and friends. They were simple, casual and good fun. Entertaining business associates and their spouses on the … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 20 Comments

Italian style zucchini and parmesan cheese soup

It’s rare for me to feel constrained by ingredient supply or immature palates when I cook, but choosing a Neil Perry recipe to prepare for this month’s Cookbook Guru has … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · 21 Comments

Meat Filled Blinzes

It’s no secret that I’m a Claudia Roden fan. I use her encyclopaedic “New Book Of Middle Eastern Food” weekly, and her “Food of Italy” is the most food splattered … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 25 Comments

Macadamia Meringue Layer Cake

Another family birthday has come and gone. Miss S celebrated turning eight with a gymnastics party and lots of Lego gifts. The second small family celebration with the oldies called … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 22 Comments

6 hour Roasted Lamb Shoulder

All Australian lamb is free range. It is sweet and succulent having fed on grass or salt bush. Braised, roasted, grilled and barbequed, as curries, souvlakis, soup and pies, lamb … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 33 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

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

Soba Noodle Salmon Salad

We’ve been having the most amazing Indian summer in Melbourne, day after day of temperatures in the low twenties C. The short sleeved tees and flip flops are yet to … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 24 Comments