Tag: recipe

Passionfruit…

Apologies to anyone who is on my author mailing list – you will have already seen this… The days are getting longer – and warmer. Sunrise is now well before 6am and Spring is definitely in the air. At the markets strawberries… Read More

How to make raspberry and lemon tarts

Since making our sea-change to the Sunshine Coast, we’ve changed the way we shop. Rather than Woolworths or Coles being the one stop for all groceries, these days we buy meat from butchers and fruit and veg from the weekly farmer’s markets…. Read More

How to make salmon fishcakes and cranachan…

With apologies to my Scottish husband, I’ve long held a belief that the Scots invented whisky to make haggis more palatable – or to make you forget that you’d eaten it. Yes, I know there are plenty of people out there who… Read More

How to make: Pumpkin Macaroni Cheese…

Ok, a disclaimer. I had this post planned and written before this week’s Masterchef mac and cheese challenge – although to me it’s mac cheese and never ever mac and cheese. You see, I have a thing about mac cheese – so… Read More

How to make chilli jam…

I don’t do a lot of the bake and take thing – you know, giving of food for Christmas. I do however, usually make a batch of this chilli jam. One jar of it goes to my BMF – he has it… Read More

How to make tatty scones…

One of our must-haves at Christmas is potato scones for breakfast while we’re unwrapping presents – and making them is hubby’s Christmas Eve ritual. I think I’ve mentioned before how hubby was born in Scotland, and these scones are part of his heritage… Read More

How to stuff a pumpkin…

Pumpkin is one of those vegetables (yes, I know that technically it’s a fruit) that I have a love-hate relationship with. My mother used to mash it with potato and I hated it so much I’d gag on it. ‘Oh Joanne,’ she’d… Read More

Sorry Nigella…

Writing this post pains me. You see, I used to think that Nigella was never wrong. Ever. Nigella is perfect in every way. Until Friday. Until I made the Nutella Brownies from Simply Nigella. It all seemed so promising. The ultimate brownie made… Read More

How to make potato scones…

So that was Christmas. How was it for you? This year was the first time in I can’t remember when (possibly ever!) that both hubby and I have been off work in the few days leading up to Christmas Day. As a… Read More

Friday Five…and something about ambrosia salad

So anyways, I was walking along beside Homebush Bay the other lunchtime, when I burst out giggling. Giggling when walking alone probably isn’t the smartest thing to do- especially not at lunchtime and dressed for the partition- but giggle is what I… Read More