Ginger Nut Biscuits

  Remember ginger nut biscuits? These are almost exactly like them!! One key difference is they are softer inside, however if you liked them crispy like they are in the packet, just keep baking themĀ for a bit longer. Well, I am a ginger, and a nut, so that’s a pretty good reason for making these […]

Fluffy Pikelets

Fluffy Pikelets Recently a few people haveĀ asked me how I make my pancakes. Ā The answer is really quickly, really easily and really often! My husband is the biggest pancake fiend in the southern hemisphere, so i have had a fair bit of practise with this “gourmet” breakfast! My Fluffy Pancakes are actually Fluffy PIKELETS (Australia/NZ […]

Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cake This Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cake recipe comes from Nigella Lawson, It’s really easy and quick to mix up. It is Gluten Free and Dairy Free, making it perfect for dietary intolerances. This is a great recipe when perhaps you run out of butter, or want to make something chocolatey […]

ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC Biscuits Today is Anzac Day. It’s probably the Public Holiday Australia is the most strict on -making sure the shops don’t open until the afternoon as it is a somber day in which we remember those who selflessly lost their lives fighting to preserve our country’s future and our way of life during the […]

Mexican Bean Salad

Mexican Bean Salad This salad is the quickest salad I have ever made. It literally involves opening cans, plus a few extra things. It is so delicious you will be making it all the time. With a fresh mexican flavour, just serve with some avocado guacamole and some corn chips for a mexican fiesta! To […]

Dijon Vinegarette Potato Salad

Dijon Vinegarette Potato Salad

Dijon Vinegarette Potato Salad Not your normal Potato Salad- BETTER! Try this Dijon Vinegarette Potato Salad at your next BBQ! This Dijon Vinegarette Potato Salad can be modified to include anything you like in your potato salad. The basic recipe is just the potatoes and the Vinegarette. Everything else is optional. I love Wholegrain Mustard, […]

Strawberries and Cream Pie

Strawberries and Cream Pie This Strawberries and Cream Pie has got to be one of the quickest (and prettiest) desserts I have ever made. You have got to try it, it’s foolproof. Basically all you need to do is make a no bake cheesecake base, arrange some cut strawberries around the edge of the tin […]

Poached Pears

Poached Pears

Easy Orange Juice Poached Pears   This recipe for Orange Juice Poached Pears was always a childhood favourite of mine, I suppose my fascination with fruit was why i was affectionately dubbed “Fruit Bat”by my dad… These Poached Pears are very quick and easy to make, a great way of using up slightly soft pears […]

Fig Galette

Well Fig season is upon us, and if you’re lucky enough to be inundated with figs, you might be looking for a few nifty ways to turn them into something spectacular. Try this Fig Galette, it is incredibly easy! Apart from eating them fresh, drying them or chopping them up and serving as a fruit […]

Mini Lemon Curd Tarts

These bite sized mini Lemon Curd Tarts are so cute and delicious! Best of all they’re actually really easy to make and fairly quick. Start by making one full, or one half quantity of my trusty Martha Stewart Lemon Curd recipe (dependent on whether you would like some left over or not. And one quantity […]

Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis is a classic French dessert. There’s something about a whole egg custard and cherries that has a magical taste. They just go together so well. If you’re looking for a super easy- yet traditional dessert- this is the one! Make sure you properly prepare the dish (brush with softened butter then dust with […]

Peach Clafoutis

Got Fruit? Love Custard? Make a Clafoutis! Peach Clafoutis is a great way to celebrate Summer and It doesn’t get much easier than this. This is a really quick recipe to prepare, there’s no need to make pastry and it’s a great way to use seasonal fruit, it really showcases the fruit flavour against the […]

Spiced Peach Galette

What a gorgeous rustic beautiful pie this Spiced Peach Galette is! It’s basically a peach pie, without the time consuming blind-baked base and crust, and it shows of the beautiful peach wedges. So quick and easy to whip up too! I’m not sure i would make any other pie now that I have made this! […]

Easy Lamingtons

  This is so appropriate for Australia Day! Why buy them when you can have some fun making your own? They really are very simple. And home made ones are infinitely superior to store bought. You can put two together and fill with whipped cream for something a bit more fancy. Or jam. Or jam […]

Peach and Frangipane Oranais

Peach and Frangipane Oranais You can’t beat using fresh seasonal fruits to make delicious pastries. This is my version of a French/Algerian Classic- Oranais, which is traditionally made using apricots. Filled with Frangipane pastry cream, which is an almond meal custard, these are so incredibly easy to make and a great way to use up […]