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Date Walnut Chia And Rosemary Cookies
Date Walnut Chia And Rosemary Cookies

  We are about to start building a deck in our backyard that flows off the kitchen and will be the hub of many happy memories, watermelon stains and impromptu barbecue dinners come summer. But before we begin, we have to dig up all flora which is potentially in...

Macadamia Slice
Macadamia Slice

A uniquely old-fashioned nutty slice is the perfect companion for a cup of tea in the afternoon. This golden Macadamia Slice is distinctly Australian and has perfectly caramelized crunchy edges. The white chocolate buttons on top add a delicious sweetness. An...

My Gingerbread Buttons
My Gingerbread Buttons

Christmas is a time of sharing. A sharing of moments filled with laughter and carefree abandon that comes from knowing that you don't have to go back to work the next day, the kids are home from school, friends and family that you haven't seen in ages is all around...

Wholemeal Rosemary And Raisin Cookies
Wholemeal Rosemary And Raisin Cookies

We started a compost bin in our backyard last week and have been watching our veggie, fruit and herb patch grow as the weather warms up here in Sydney. I have been experimenting with whole foods and healthier snacking options over the past few weeks and have been...

Nutmeg Butter Biscuits
Nutmeg Butter Biscuits

My memories of nutmeg go back to when I was about six. I remember being curious about a wrinkly looking seed that was very very hard. I remember mum grating it and magically releasing a tantalising aroma that made me feel happy and fuzzy down to my toes. I remember...

Lemon And Almond Cookie Wreaths
Lemon And Almond Cookie Wreaths

  Every year the cookie monster rears its head a few weeks before Christmas. Blame it on commercialism, excessive cooking magazine features or pure peer pressure. The need to bake my own cookie and either eat it, hang it from the Christmas tree or package it for...

Lebkuchen - German Christmas Ginger Cookies
Lebkuchen - German Christmas Ginger Cookies

  I recently got sent two volumes of a brand new baking repository. A limited edition, 60-part series that comprises of modernised classics and is accompanied by various types of gorgeous silicon bakeware. It is called Baked And Delicious. To test run the first...

Dark Chocolate And Candy Cane Cookies
Dark Chocolate And Candy Cane Cookies

Every year on Christmas eve we set out a plate with two freshly baked Christmas themed cookies and a small glass of cold milk to wash them down. Yes, for Santa! We used to place a tiny carrot next to the plate too but that would never get eaten. We assumed Rudolf and...

Sprinkle Shortbread Bites
Sprinkle Shortbread Bites

  In exactly 32 hours, we will be woken up by very excited little boys eager to open their presents. Hopefully we would've gone to bed at a decent hour the night before, so we would be bright-eyed and alert. We would have also partially prepped our cups of coffee...

Kourabeides - Greek Almond Crescent Cookies
Kourabeides - Greek Almond Crescent Cookies

Currently crushing on sweet biscuits with a puff of snow white icing sugar smattered on.  Fact. I could eat about 50 of these. Fiction. But I do love how tiny they are. The bite sized nature allows them to be popped in a for a quick sugar hit. I found this recipe for...

Honey Chocolate And Pistachio Bark
Honey Chocolate And Pistachio Bark

Winter officially kicks off tomorrow! Eeeps! Where did autumn go? I can't really complain because I have been truly making the most of autumn, not only with my cooking but also with my photography and travels. We escaped to a gorgeous retreat in the bush next to the...