09 May 2019

Hearty & Herby Roast Pumpkin Soup

There’s nothing I love more than a big bowl of pumpkin soup when the weather starts to cool off! This take on a wintery classic is salty and sweet with a delightful depth in flavour bought in by ... Read more

03 Jan 2017

Ginger & Pineapple Punch

This is a perfect tipple for the end of a hot summer’s day. I found myself, this week, in need of a cocktail that was equally delicious in both its boozy and virgin forms and given the hot weather I ... Read more

24 Jul 2014

Rich & Rustic Homemade Ricotta

Fresh ricotta is a key ingredient and magnificent addition to any number of dishes, and making your own at home is so much easier than you’d think! This gorgeous ricotta has only 3 ingredients and takes but 30 minutes to ... Read more

17 Jul 2014

Lush & Lively Limoncello

Limoncello is a refreshing & delicious lemon based liquor from Southern Italy that is most often served, chilled until it’s syrupy, at the end of a meal as a digestive. It is a truly delightful tipple and best of all, ... Read more

09 Jul 2014

Perfectly Preserved Lemons

It’s that time of year again, lemon trees in gardens all over town are laden with their bright sunny fruit! If you, like myself, are lucky enough to have a gloriously full lemon tree, or perhaps a neighbour that does, ... Read more

02 Feb 2014

Fiery & Flavourful Tomato Chilli Jam

This chilli jam is quite a treat! It has a little sweetness, plenty of tang, warm, mallow spices and as much fire as you want! It’s perfect for anyone who, like myself, has a chilli plant in their garden fruiting ... Read more

26 Jan 2014

Bright & Beautiful Beetroot Rotolo

In my experience beetroot is one of those foods, either people love it or they hate it. I personally love beetroot, especially when roasted, as it is in this recipe. A rotolo is made of pasta sheets that are spread ... Read more

28 Nov 2013

Fluffy & Herby French Toast

This is a breakfast favourite not just in our house but throughout the family. It's fluffy, eggy, salty, tangy and crisp at the edges! "Salty? Tangy?" I hear some of you cry. Yes, you may find this french toast recipe a little controversial. I know traditionally, and in most modern recipes, french toast is a sweet dish served with fruit, littered with cinnamon and often drizzled with syrup, but that was never how my mother made it. It was always savoury and we all loved it. So I urge you, whether this recipe has immediate appeal or if it offends your personal french toast preferences, give this one a try! You won't be disappointed. Read more

21 Nov 2013

Kitchen gadgets, bits and bobs I can’t do without

Introducing you all to Beatrice, the star of my kitchen, last week got me thinking about other gadgets, bits and bobs that I couldn’t do without. Here is a list of my absolute ... Read more

14 Nov 2013

Fabulous honey & cardamom frozen yoghurt

With the warm weather in Perth reminding us summer is just around the corner, it’s time to dust off this spectacular summer recipe. When it comes to cooling desserts this recipe is as good as it gets! The heady aroma ... Read more