Pissaladière

Pissaladière

July 14th is Bastille Day, and I do love celebrating anything to do with food. My last overseas trip was to France, the traditional French fare included baguettes, fresh berries and cheeses at local markets and also the freshly baked Pissaladière. Almost pizza, but...
Convince a Quince to Mince with a Prince called Vince.

Convince a Quince to Mince with a Prince called Vince.

Here in Sydney, May is our usual start for the rug up & chill for winter. I’ve seen the first boxes of quince in the markets, so I’m itching to get a batch on to cook. Quince have an amazing fragrance, so they are marvellous used as a centerpiece indoors, and...
Ukrainian Recipes.

Ukrainian Recipes.

Ukrainian cooking is perfect for this time of year. With Anzac and our thoughts for the Military, Soldiers, Veterans & all those in countries with conflict past & present, we commemorate. Researching the recipes, Ukraine is a cool climate with an average...
March, Hike, Stroll, Wander

March, Hike, Stroll, Wander

It’s great weather to get out and about, around trees and hills. This calls for snacks! We need compact, delicious, chewy & satisfying nutrition. I love this recipe from a cyclist friend, Handy to grab and snack for belly fuel. Great for heart & brain health...
Good things in Small Packages….

Good things in Small Packages….

Like little jars of spice. The reason being, that they are used in small quantities, and they lose strength/flavour over time. It’s about now that home cooks are looking for cloves, cinnamon & nutmeg for Christmas baking. Being in the southern hemisphere, while...
October 2021, Step by Step

October 2021, Step by Step

Let’s Get Outside! We are out & about! In bubbles and on picnic rugs, gingham-lined wicker baskets with our newly acquired puppies and Tupperware filled with potato salad and baked goods. Picnics are great and can be more to a picnic than sandwiches, quiche...