Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter Bread Slice

Holiday Bread for Easter

Wonder how many folk are making Holiday Bread for Easter via the New York Times this morning? While not strictly a Hot Cross Bun, thought it would be nice to finish the lead-up-to-Easter-series with a suitably extravagant festive loaf. Powered the

Easter Bread Slice

Holiday Bread for Easter

Wonder how many folk are making Holiday Bread for Easter via the New York Times this morning? While not strictly a Hot Cross Bun, thought it would be nice to finish the lead-up-to-Easter-series with a suitably extravagant festive loaf. Powered the

Roast Beetroot Salad

Easter Supper

Dinner with the in-laws leading up to Easter Braised lamb Roasted Beetroot Salad with roasted baby beetroot, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, toasted walnuts, dried sour cherries, and a dressing made by pestling rosemary, roasted garlic cloves, and olive oil with salt

Roast Beetroot Salad

Easter Supper

Dinner with the in-laws leading up to Easter Braised lamb Roasted Beetroot Salad with roasted baby beetroot, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, toasted walnuts, dried sour cherries, and a dressing made by pestling rosemary, roasted garlic cloves, and olive oil with salt

Martini Easter Bun

Karen Martini Hot Cross Buns

With Easter fast approaching, there will not be many more opportunities to bake Hot Cross Buns in the true spirit of Easter. Having weakened last year and strayed from the true Hot Cross Bun theme with a batch of Hot

Martini Easter Bun

Karen Martini Hot Cross Buns

With Easter fast approaching, there will not be many more opportunities to bake Hot Cross Buns in the true spirit of Easter. Having weakened last year and strayed from the true Hot Cross Bun theme with a batch of Hot

Farinha Pizza Slice

Farinha-inspired Pizza

Enjoyed excellent pizza at Farinha in Coogee. The menu is a little unusual in that the waiting staff bring slices of different pizzas and little dishes of pasta to the table. “You want?”, they ask, before moving on to the

Farinha Pizza Slice

Farinha-inspired Pizza

Enjoyed excellent pizza at Farinha in Coogee. The menu is a little unusual in that the waiting staff bring slices of different pizzas and little dishes of pasta to the table. “You want?”, they ask, before moving on to the

Millet Risotto

Millet Risotto

Always nice to find a new source of inspiration. Spring greens millet risotto featured in the guardian, supplied by Hemsley & Hemsley. Used large handfuls of parsley and spinach for the greens; translating the spring-time dish into an autumn dish

Millet Risotto

Millet Risotto

Always nice to find a new source of inspiration. Spring greens millet risotto featured in the guardian, supplied by Hemsley & Hemsley. Used large handfuls of parsley and spinach for the greens; translating the spring-time dish into an autumn dish

Creme Egg Pudding

Creme Egg Pudding

It’s a good idea to remind yourself occasionally of the purpose(s) of your blog. The blog was to be a replacement for the dusty piles of recipe clippings that accumulated, and form a journal of meals that we enjoyed. Yet

Creme Egg Pudding

Creme Egg Pudding

It’s a good idea to remind yourself occasionally of the purpose(s) of your blog. The blog was to be a replacement for the dusty piles of recipe clippings that accumulated, and form a journal of meals that we enjoyed. Yet

Sourdough Hot Cross Buns

Another batch of Hot Cross Buns, this time using the leftover starter from the weekly pizza base regimen. The recipe for this batch is an adaptation of Perfect Hot Cross Buns, borrowing ideas of treacly flavours,  tweaked spices, and neat raising

Sourdough Hot Cross Buns

Another batch of Hot Cross Buns, this time using the leftover starter from the weekly pizza base regimen. The recipe for this batch is an adaptation of Perfect Hot Cross Buns, borrowing ideas of treacly flavours,  tweaked spices, and neat raising