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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...

On Turning 36 And How To Make Tomato Water
On Turning 36 And How To Make Tomato Water

  I am 36 today. It is my birthday. It kind of crept up on me. It crept up on my family. It managed to scare them because they were caught unawares. While the boys got busy with their craft box, Nick assured me there would be cake and good food that evening and not...

Apple And Almond Cake
Apple And Almond Cake

El Nino wrecked havoc on our weather system here in Australia. After waiting patiently through spring and summer for autumn to arrive, it never did. Here in Sydney, it went from summer to a balmy spring straight to winter. As a result, our annual apple picking tour...

Basic Banana Muffins
Basic Banana Muffins

A simple, basic banana muffin recipe that can be adapted to your choice of flour, milk and fat. A recipe that will give you perfect golden-brown, crunchy high-topped banana muffins like the ones at the cafe. Nick always rolls his eyes when I pick up a big bunch at the...

Jam Frangipane Drops
Jam Frangipane Drops

What is "Frangipane" you ask? It is a pastry filling made predominantly of the almond meal along with butter, eggs, and flour. The ratio of almond meal is higher creating a creamy, textural paste. It is often used to spread on the base of a tart or galette before...

Plum Pecan Crumble Cake
Plum Pecan Crumble Cake

This cake is more than a tongue twister - it is a celebration of the end of summer and the promise of autumn. Plum Pecan Crumble Cake, is a rustic afternoon tea cake that would make your grandma proud. Delicious lemon-scented, almond-rich golden cake topped with...

Chickpea Chaat Salad
Chickpea Chaat Salad

A beautiful tangy salad inspired by Chaat - the famous street food of India, this Chickpea Chaat Salad has all of the delicious sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavours along with the freshness and crunch of salad veggies. A colourful, healthy and fun salad you can make...

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!...

Roasted Cauliflower Nasi Goreng - Indonesian Fried Rice
Roasted Cauliflower Nasi Goreng - Indonesian Fried Rice

About eight months ago, Nick welcomed the 40s and life served up a reflux and elevated cholesterol problem. It was like a switch being flipped. One minute everything was fine and the next minute, it felt like a heart attack. We later found out that it was just reflux...

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,...

Vegan Chickpea Green Garden Burger
Vegan Chickpea Green Garden Burger

It's here! My Vegan Chickpea Green Garden Burger that you have all been waiting for. It is packed with all the garden veggies and good spices and makes the best kind of weekday lunch. Smooshed in a soft burger bun with more good things like tahini sauce, smashed...

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...