Lemon Curd

Jump to Recipe or to Gallery This particular recipe is another amended from the classic Mrs Beeton’s, one of my favourite classic cookbooks. I have adjusted the quantities, as once made, this stuff goes quickly. When we moved to our home in 2003, we planted a lemon tree in the backyard. we were hopeful forContinue reading “Lemon Curd”

Waffling Waffles

I can pretend to be healthy with fruit appearing on the plate, along with the cinnamon sugar, organic maple syrup, vanilla bean ice cream and sprinkling of dark choc chips.

A real slow, fire roasted Shepherd’s Pie

A classic cooked with the aid of a wood fire – This is a long process, but bear with me, it is so very much worth it ! Jump to Recipe Jump to Gallery Most of us at some time have made shepherd’s pie in one form or another. It is one of those dishesContinue reading “A real slow, fire roasted Shepherd’s Pie”

Not Your Regular Cookie

A crispy, chewy dog biscuit, which also might go well with cheese.

Chewy Chocolate Chip and Cranberry Cookies

It’s absolutely irresistible! A delicious chocolate chip cookie, with the perfect combination of crunch and silky smoothness. This mouthwatering creation was inspired by a recipe in a magazine that my wife altered to suit our preferences. She’s swapped sultanas for cranberries and omitted milk chocolate chips in preference for dark chocolate. We’re sure you’ll loveContinue reading “Chewy Chocolate Chip and Cranberry Cookies”

Old to new

So these steak knives are older than my kids. Picked up all those years ago for just a couple of dollars each, as part of a table setting when we had a family Christmas meal. I had recalled a previous event, where people complained for a sharp knife; to cut bread, spanokopita, cheese, meats orContinue reading “Old to new”

Puff Pastry Sausage rolls

This is just a quick post about one of my all time favourite foods, the sausage roll. If you have no idea what a “sausage roll” is, then I would ask you to please read on. A traditional British savoury snack, dating back long before the equivalent of the US hotdog. The bun is insteadContinue reading “Puff Pastry Sausage rolls”

Coffee? Tea? Neither? Both?

Hi all, I have created a support page on the great site “buy me a coffee” so as to help you help me produce better posts, promote learning and using of great ingredients, and of course providing recipes for classic dishes with my own spin. Oh and of course allow my random musings to flow.Continue reading “Coffee? Tea? Neither? Both?”

Kathy’s No-Added-Nuts Florentines

Florentines are classically made with flaked almonds, and for years Kathy had made them that way. Then our youngest was diagnosed as nut-allergic about 5 years ago, and so all the nut based recipes were stopped.

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