Fresh fig season is the best season (apart from summer, but we’re not counting that). I’m really lucky that my friend’s mum has a large fig tree, and I’ve been reaping the bounty of their harvests. That’s right – free figs all for meeeee. Alastair doesn’t really eat them, so I’ve been scoffing them down [...]
These brownies came about due to op shopping. There’s an op shop near my workplace that I pop into occasionally to look for photography props. Most of the time I come out empty handed but sometimes I get something good. On my last visit, I found something great – a large French crystal cake stand. [...]
So peas are the most evil vegetable in existence (and if you don’t think so, you are wrong). As I said in an IG comment this week: peas hide under your bed so they can murder you in your sleep and they kick puppies for sport. It’s true. And if peas are the most evil [...]
Hello! Happy New Year! For my first 2014 post, I bring you: pork. And cherries and pistachios. But mostly pork.
I’ve said it before, but it was a whole month ago, so it’s time to say it again: Chiffon cakes are the best cakes. And this particular chiffon cake is pretty damn good. Look at how tall and beautiful it is! It’s not just pretty though, it’s also delicious.
Have you ever eaten cabrito, capretto or chevon? Maybe if I describe it differently: do you eat goat meat? Did you know that Australia is the world’s largest goat meat exporter and that goat meat is the most widely consumed red meat in the world? (They’re also super cute, but I don’t know if I [...]
Chiffon cakes are the best cakes. They are, seriously. They’re light, they’re fluffy, they’re not too sweet, and (unlike sponge cakes) I can actually bake them. They’re so lovely and have the nicest texture.
So… if you had a big bunch of watercress, what would you do with it? Having never bought watercress before (remembering that I couldn’t even identify it…) the first thing that came to mind was soup. But soup – although it has its place – is a bit boring to blog. I had too much [...]
What’s green, furry and grows on trees? I know that this sounds like the beginning to a terrible joke, but I do have a serious answer for you: almonds. I’m going to be completely honest and tell you – I had no idea that immature almonds came in a fuzzy green pod. It’s not something [...]
Everyone, stop everything. Whatever you’re doing – stop. Because I may have baked the most delicious chocolate biscuits in the world. And you need to stop everything so you too can experience the wonder and delight of these biscuits. Okay, I am prone to exaggeration – they may not the the most delicious ever in [...]keep looking »