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Victoria Sponge -- a classic, but so easy and delicious (the jam and cream are a must!). Plus my one year blogging anniversary!
Simple, tasty (and low carb!)- Salmon steaks with sauteed veges and salsa verde.
When the lemon balm starts to take over the garden, you can make this gorgeously fragrant jelly- and it's great on toast!
Ginger Gems -- an old fashioned favourite just like my mum used to make, and now that I have a gem iron, I can too!!!!
Chocolate raspberry muffins made with rice bran oil (in the interests of health of course!)
Homemade pita bread - the ideal partner for my semi vegan feast!
These pretty farfalle presented me with a challenge, how to adorn them without overwhelming them!!! A creamy minted pea and bacon sauce was the answer!!
Bacon, Corn and Potato chowder- the soup you make when you want something comforting and quick!
You don't need to be afraid, making sushi is really not that hard!!! And it makes such a great healthy lunch or snack!
Not your average pound cake - Rhubarb, Orange and Lime pound cake, moist and far too moreish!
DIY noodle soup- start with a well flavoured stock and noodles, then everyone 'builds' their own with a range of yummy add-ons, great for entertaining too!
Mini Jam Doughnuts - fun to make and fun to eat!
Home made ricotta was the inspiration for these Ricotta Hotcakes with vanilla berry syrup. I made the ricotta myself and it is simple and so much better than store bought!
A luscious lemon pound cake
Ok,ok more tamarillos, but these were worthy ......gorgeous in a red wine syrup and paired with coconut creamed rice. Heavenly!
Ever tried Tamarillos? They have a quite unique flavour and make a wicked chutney for serving with red meats and strong cheese!
Once I started reading ingredients lists on iceblocks I knew I had to come up with something better for my kids....luckily it wasn't difficult! Frozen yoghurt pops!
Easy Peasy and faster than takeaways - honest! Smoked Salmon Pasta
Cheese scones have to be the simplest thing to make for morning tea and they are great to whip up when you have run out of bread and need something for school lunches!
This gorgeous lemon pickle is just the ticket when you have a glut of lemons.....it works beautifully with cheese, chicken and fish.
What better way to start the weekend than with waffles?
Cauliflower and blue cheese soup, served with a grilled cheese sandwich
The perfect start to a Sunday, Eggs benedict, smothered with lots of hollandaise!
Shock horror- no parmesan in the house. Nigella to the rescue with Cheddar Cheese Risotto, a very acceptable spin on my usual recipe!
An old fashioned favourite in our house- Corned Beef with mustard sauce, an adapted version of Rick Stein's recipe
Take bread and butter pudding to a luxury level- add lots of chocolate!
Our coveted E-61 Rocket Espresso machine, worth every cent!
Refreshing ginger and citrus cordial
Anzac biscuits turned into a slice and topped with chocolate, a simpler yummy version of the biscuit
How do you amuse a bunch of kids on a rainy day? Set them up with lots of different coloured icings to decorate cut out cookies!
Chocolate cupcake all ready for its vivid purple frosting!
Lemonade and cream scones with homemade Feijoa jelly and Crabapple jelly.
Home made lemon curd is lovely, especially when you can make this no fail version in the microwave!
Danish doughnuts from Culinaria Kitchen, these are the loveliest lightest little inventions, which work beautifully with berry conserve and icing sugar!