2009

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Summer Peach And Lemon Jam

Summer in Australia is a stone fruit lover's dream. Markets abound with peaches, plums, apricots and mangoes, sold in trays of luscious golden, sun-kissed goodness. We are big fruit eaters in this house and there is always plenty to eat and blend or bake. When we found ourselves drowning in a huge tray of over 45 bea... Read More >>
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Strawberry Jam Cupcakes

I have made strawberry cupcakes with fresh strawberries in the past and there is a very delicate quality about their texture and taste. This is the first time I have made cupcakes with fresh, organic strawberry jam and only word comes to mind, "childhood". For some reason, these cupcakes took me back to whe... Read More >>
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Vanilla And Almond Berry Cake

  It seems like forever since I did a food post. To say I have been busy, is an understatement. But I haven't been starving myself and my family. I assure you that I have been concocting delightful things in the kitchen even though I am mostly absent on this blog. I was recently interviewed on a website called Ic... Read More >>
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Crab And Purple Garlic Stir-Fry

  I've been bringing home a small tub of fresh crab meat from the supermarket for the past few weeks. I usually make something the day I bring it home. I love that the hassle of cleaning and cooking a crab is taken out of the process. I was introduced to this brilliant concept of packing freshly cooked crabs at t... Read More >>
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Express Espresso Tia Maria Tiramisu

  With a title so lyrical, how can you not be tempted? Last night in a moment of insanity that only extreme lovers of food and all things sweet exhibit, I decided to make tiramisu at 10.30pm. I had had a long day, had just finished working and posting on my other blog and as dinner was being heated, I craved tira... Read More >>