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Oven Poached Pears in Vanilla Syrup

I love pears. Pears with strong cheeses, pears with bitter greens, sweet pears have an amazing ability to marry well with a broad range of flavours. It’s not only their … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 25 Comments

Ruby Red Quinces

Quinces have made a serious comeback in Melbourne. Once scorned as impossibly hard and gritty, quinces are now commanding a high price at the local Farmers Markets as aficionados get … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 29 Comments

Fruit Fondue: December Cookbook Guru

Nominating one single cook book as the major source of recipes used to prepare the food for our festive dinner table is a difficult task. I believe Leah was hoping … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 12 Comments

Florentines, naturally gluten free

Removing gluten from my diet has improved my well being immeasurably. However, I question the value of the vast range of commercial gluten free copycat products on the supermarket shelves. … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 17 Comments


I don’t care for breakfast cereal in any way, shape or form, probably a hangover from childhood when “tasteless but good for you” products were new to the market . … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 10 Comments


It’s almost impossible to define Australian cuisine. The food we eat has origins in every corner of the world. What was a typical Aussie meal when I was a kid … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · 7 Comments