Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pepper Muffins and Maple-Glazed Bacon

Experimented with the basic muffin technique today. Spooned a third of a teaspoon of drained peppercorns pickled in vinegar into each half-filled muffin case, then dusted each filled muffin with a generous grind of black pepper before baking.  Served alongside a

Pepper Muffins and Maple-Glazed Bacon

Experimented with the basic muffin technique today. Spooned a third of a teaspoon of drained peppercorns pickled in vinegar into each half-filled muffin case, then dusted each filled muffin with a generous grind of black pepper before baking.  Served alongside a

101’s Muesli

Have been baking a batch of Honey-toasted Fruit Muesli almost weekly. Varied the seeds and fruit added to the mixture; including dried apricots and pears, pepitas and a Kaipseed blend comprised of sesame seed, linseed, poppy seeds and sunflower kernels.

101’s Muesli

Have been baking a batch of Honey-toasted Fruit Muesli almost weekly. Varied the seeds and fruit added to the mixture; including dried apricots and pears, pepitas and a Kaipseed blend comprised of sesame seed, linseed, poppy seeds and sunflower kernels.

SBS Dinner

Assembled a meal from recipes featured on recently aired SBS cooking shows and its food site. Peter Kuruvita’s Beetroot curry with snake bean curry Cashew pulao Madhur Jaffrey’s Chicken Tikka Masala

SBS Dinner

Assembled a meal from recipes featured on recently aired SBS cooking shows and its food site. Peter Kuruvita’s Beetroot curry with snake bean curry Cashew pulao Madhur Jaffrey’s Chicken Tikka Masala

Nude Muffins

Crumb envy? Seek the perfect muffin technique, rather than the perfect muffin recipe. Remove 2 eggs from the refrigerator Measure 350ml milk into a microwave safe container, add 150g butter cut into cubes, then warm in a microwave oven at

Nude Muffins

Crumb envy? Seek the perfect muffin technique, rather than the perfect muffin recipe. Remove 2 eggs from the refrigerator Measure 350ml milk into a microwave safe container, add 150g butter cut into cubes, then warm in a microwave oven at

Winter Pizza

Bit behind in cataloging recipes on the blog. Catching up with pizza toppings enjoyed lately.They all start with a bare, par-baked pizza crust cooked at 220ºC for 10 to 15 minutes. A riff on a Bonci favourite: Separate half a cauliflower into florets,

Winter Pizza

Bit behind in cataloging recipes on the blog. Catching up with pizza toppings enjoyed lately.They all start with a bare, par-baked pizza crust cooked at 220ºC for 10 to 15 minutes. A riff on a Bonci favourite: Separate half a cauliflower into florets,

Braised Ox Tail and Walnut Praline

Braised a batch of Oxtail with Orange, Olives and Walnuts, but decomposed the recipe so that diners could pick and choose from the components to suit individual tastes. Followed the general theme of the ox tail recipe but deviated a

Braised Ox Tail and Walnut Praline

Braised a batch of Oxtail with Orange, Olives and Walnuts, but decomposed the recipe so that diners could pick and choose from the components to suit individual tastes. Followed the general theme of the ox tail recipe but deviated a