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Debi’s Walnut Bites

During the pre Christmas madness I hastily saved a number of recipes from blogs I follow. Each had something that tempted me and with this recipe it was walnuts. It’s … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · 15 Comments

Fig and Walnut 100% Spelt Sourdough Bread

Teaching the man in my life to make bread seems weird. He retired a while ago from a high pressure high stress professional career, but he’s never shown any interest … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · 23 Comments

Oat and Walnut Crackers

 We fell head over heels in love with oat crackers while in New Zealand, not traditional Scottish Oatcakes which we treat like old friends but sassy crunchy crackers with nuts. … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 81 Comments

Walnut Cinnamon Cake with Candied Walnuts

Book Clubs have been a large part of my adult life. When my kids were young the few hours at the monthly meeting was one chance to be me, Sandra, … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 30 Comments

Greg Malouf’s Muhammara

Greg Malouf’s name is revered in Melbourne’s food scene. In the 1990s he made a name for himself fusing the flavours of his Lebanese birthright with the Irish heritage of … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 25 Comments

Potted Cheese: November Cookbook Guru

Cooking from any Jane Grigson book reaffirms in my mind that tricked up 21st century restaurant food will rapidly fade into insignificance while there will always be a place for … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 15 Comments

Chocolate, Coffee and Walnut Cake

One of my favourite wine makers is Charles Melton in South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Charlie is the quintessential Aussie primary producer, hardworking, layback, self effacing and passionate about his product. … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 36 Comments

Chocolate Meringue Cake

“Simple to make, cuts cleanly, looks good, tastes delicious! That’s about all you want from a cake, unless you need it to transport easily, store well and improve with age,”  … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

Walnut Coffee Cookies

  I have a coffee addiction, a four espresso shots a day addiction. It’s the flavour and the aroma of coffee that I love and nothing other of an unsweetened … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

WALNUT COFFEE MERINGUES

Meringues for grown ups! The coffee in these tasty morsels counter acts the teeth jarring sweetness of a traditional meringue. This is a dinner party standby that I make to … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

BROWNIES: made with cocoa

There must be thousands of Brownie recipes, each claiming to be the best. “Best” when describing food is subjective, our likes and needs as various as there are brownie recipes! … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mushroom, Walnut & Herb Risotto

Many, many years ago we lived in a rural area on a small acreage that had been home to many generations of previous residents. They   had left a wonderful … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ginger Carrot Cake…..Gluten Free, Lactose Free

A few weeks ago I posted a carrot cake recipe, a cake my family has loved for a long time. The recent onset of food intolerances and allergies then made … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Carrot Cake…..Marie Antoinette approved!

I have an idea that carrot cake was popularised by hippies as an “approved” nutritious food, but most versions of carrot cake from hippidom were a big disappointment if you … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 5 Comments