Baking

Plum and Ginger Upside Down Cake

The sweet sour taste of plums makes such great harmony with the ginger kick of this spicy cake. Use fresh plums whilst they are...

Almond Drop Cookies

These cute little almond cookies are rich in taste, delicate in texture and just melt in your mouth! Make them in small balls dusted...
Sweet Spicy Bread fresh fast

Sourdough Bread

I recently attended a Sourdough Breadmaking master class and it was so interesting. The science of the 'starter' or the 'levain' is quite extraordinary....

Simply the best Tiramisu

Simply the best Tiramisu An Italian friend gave me this recipe over 20 years ago. This dessert repeatedly appears at my dinner parties and is...

Apricot Shortcake

I love fresh stone fruits. Nectarines, peaches, plums, apricots… Unfortunately their season is not long enough, so make most of them while they are...

Date, Cranberry and Sultana Slice

The sweetness of this slice is somewhat addictive! It has no added sugar, just natural sweetness from the dried fruit only, so it tastes...
Spinach and Feta Scones healthy food ideas

Spinach and Feta Scones

Serve up these delicious morsels for morning tea and all your family and friends will go gaga! Healthy, tick. Tasty, tick. Easy, tick. Great...

Almond slice

Almond slice For afternoon tea, this rich almond slice is always popular. The slice is made with ground almonds which are sandwiched between layers of...

Adam and Eve Pudding

When you have unexpected guests for dinner, this pudding recipe is very handy. You only need a few apples and usual pantry items to...

Pear Almond Tarts

Pear Almond Tarts This pear and almond tart recipe is oh-so-wow-factor but really quite easy. Your kitchen will feel like you've turned it into a...