Fruit

Apple Pinenut Ricotta Cake
Apple Pinenut Ricotta Cake

A delicious, sturdy, afternoon tea cake with Italian roots - this divine mix-and-bake Apple Pine nut Ricotta Cake is baked from freshly made, warm ricotta. With a gorgeous crumb and toasty pine nut topping kissed with icing sugar, this ricotta cake is absolutely...

Homemade Fire Cider Tonic And Bubbly Fire Tonic Mocktail
Homemade Fire Cider Tonic And Bubbly Fire Tonic Mocktail

A Fire Cider Tonic is an ancient herbal remedy created by steeping a whole array of nutritional foods in apple cider vinegar. It is a crafted blend of horseradish, ginger, garlic, onion and chilli. It is strong, tart, spicy, sour and sweet and has one sole purpose –...

Rosemary And Spice Quince Loaf
Rosemary And Spice Quince Loaf

First, you make slow-poached quinces and then you make this gorgeous Rosemary And Spice Quince Loaf. Another spectacular addition to my Sturdy Loaves Series, this loaf cake has all the country feels with deliciously rustic rye and almond base. Packed with lots of...

How To Make Spice Poached Quince
How To Make Spice Poached Quince

No more guessing how long and at what temperature t poach your quinces for optimum colour and doneness. I'll show you how to make Spice Poached Quince and get the most perfect quince slices to bake into cakes or top desserts and porridge with.  Quince - A magical...

10 Ingredient Gluten-Free Pantry Jam Cake
10 Ingredient Gluten-Free Pantry Jam Cake

Isobaking is real and it is a term I foresee being added to the Dictionary next year along with a list of other terms that were invented during the Coronavirus days. I am definitely Isobaking. Are you? I hope you are because I have got a fantastic recipe for a very...

Chocolate Orange Marmalade Loaf
Chocolate Orange Marmalade Loaf

What's better than a quiet, moody, rainy afternoon at home? One that has a delicious dark and sticky Chocolate Orange Marmalade Loaf sitting on your kitchen counter, waiting to be enjoyed with a cup of hot coffee. Chocolate And Orange, a flavour match made in heaven!...

Mango Pico De Gallo (Salsa)
Mango Pico De Gallo (Salsa)

Writing the first blog post of the year on your food blog is kind of like writing the first page of a novel. Either the inspiration hasn't struck yet or if it has, the words just don't flow. I wrote today's blog post several times over the last couple of weeks,...

Papaya Lassi
Papaya Lassi

I've never come across a papaya lassi on a menu anywhere. I wonder why because it is so darned delicious! And takes literally a few minutes to make. A papaya lassi is absolutely one of the best ways to ensure you eat more of this amazing fruit with all its glorious...

Sparkling Cherry Jelly
Sparkling Cherry Jelly

You know that Christmas is not too far away when the first batch of cherries start appearing at the markets in mid-November.  Cherries are just beautiful. Their delicate flavour and intense juicy red flesh make for excellent desserts. But the most magical thing about...

Papaya Barramundi Ceviche Cups
Papaya Barramundi Ceviche Cups

Papaya Barramundi Ceviche Cups should become the poster recipe for all your summer gatherings this year. There is no fish fresher than a Barra and Papayas are bringing people together with their golden-tangerine hued goodness, inside and out! A match made in summer...

Fresh Mulberry Bramble
Fresh Mulberry Bramble

A mulberry bramble is a fruity gin-based spring cocktail made with gin, lemon juice and mulberry liqueur. But when you have access to fresh mulberries, why not make it with that big juicy gorgeous fruit? When I was a little girl, we had two big mulberry shrubs that...

Apple Pie Cake
Apple Pie Cake

Life is too short and it is always a good time for a slice of cake. Especially if it is buttery, crumbly and smells and tastes like apple pie. An Apple Pie Cake! A robust, wholesome, brown cake topped with thin slices of tart apple kissed by spices and baked to golden...