Tag Archives: Food

Baked Apricots

Well hello there 2016. I’m just emerging from a paradise of good food, good wine, good travel and really great company. The extended festive season was incredibly festive this time around and it’s sad to see it end. Over the … Continue reading

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Heatwave Plum Pudding

As Melbourne swelters through 41 degrees today, this post comes at a good time. Christmas lunch at Nana’s was always a roast. No matter how high the mercury reached all 16 of us would squish into her house with our … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Spice Biscuits

Some of my most vivid memories of my childhood are spending Christmas in Gunbower with my Nana and Pop. Each Christmas Eve Santa would drive around Gunbower’s streets in the town’s fire engine. All the children would run out to … Continue reading

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Jam Drops

Ah yes, and those jam drops.  How could we forget those red gems that sat beneath the Chocolate Rough Slice at the annual birthday celebration. Be prepared folks, for a tale of hope, triumph, despair, hope again and yes, triumph. Jam … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rough Slice

Ah yes, it is that time of year again.  Birthday month.  Not mine alas.  But it seems that most of those in my life decided to enter the world at the same time.  This is convenient, as the month long … Continue reading

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Cornflake Biscuits

There is an awkwardly large 725g box of cornflakes sitting in my cupboard left over from the Lemon Cornflake Coconut Cups.  I could make more of them, but I’m 3 batches down already and it’s time to try something new.  Cornflakes … Continue reading

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Beef Creole

Finally, a pineapple and tomato soup free stew…This one is a crowd pleaser and smells like pizza.  How could you say no? You will need: – one and a half pounds of stewing steak (about 700g) – 4 tablespoons of … Continue reading

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