This is the best turkey recipe ever. It’s from the book “Ferment and Human Nutrition” by Bill Mollison, the founder of permaculture; but the description below is
This is my favourite sponge cake recipe. I love the combo of ginger and chocolate but more importantly, it’s so easy to make!
These are my favorite cookies. They are crunchy and delicious.
This is a favourite in my family. And best of all, it’s quick to make. As I don’t have a picture of the cake, here is a drawing instead. I’ve titled it Pear Girl with Dog.
The main joy of Christmas for us is getting together on Christmas day for a big family feast. We don’t do presents except for KK, so there’s no rushing around having to go shopping at the last moment,
Our children are now young adults so without little ones in the house Christmas time for me is always a little sad. I miss not decorating the Christmas tree with them. I miss the magic of Christmas eve
Here are some photos from my mum’s cooking class on Saturday. I was official dish washer and taste tester.
No dandelions growing around where I’m staying but Catsears are prolific and just as good to eat. Catsear and dandelions make great salads. In Chinese medicine dandelions are cooling and work to detox the body.
This waffle recipe is the best I’ve tasted. I think it’s the oats that make all the difference. They are light, crunchy and so delicious.
This is chocolate torte is quick and simple. INGREDIENTS 125 gms unsalted butter 125 gms drinking chocolate  3/4 cup 125 gms almond meal or hazelnut meal 125 gms castor sugar  1/2 cup 3 free range eggs METHOD Beat all ingredients together until smooth Bake for 40 to  50 mins at 180 degrees C. Sprinkle with […]
STIR FRIED SWEETCORN This is one of my favourite dishes because it’s easy and delicious. I love the crunchy, sweet taste of the corn. Ingredients: 3 corn on the cob 1 T chopped spring onions 11/2 T cooking oil (I use light olive oil) ½ t salt Method: Wash the corn. Stand a corncob on […]
These are so delicious. They are crispy around the edges and so light it’s hard to know when to stop eating them. Best served with maple syrup. Ingredients I cup self-raising flour I 1/2 cups milk 6 tablespoons melted butter pinch of salt 1 tablespoon castor sugar 2 free range eggs Method Mix the flour, […]
This dish is delicious served hot or cold. Ingredients: 1 eggplant Sauce: 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon peeled ginger, minced 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 tablespoon sugar Wash eggplant and cut off stem. Cut the eggplant in half lengthwise and […]
This roast chicken is so easy to prepare and is deliciously moist because it is roasted over a pan of water. INGREDIENTS 1 free range chicken dark soya sauce (Mushroom soy is best because it makes the chicken a beautiful golden brown) 2 cloves of garlic 2 slices fresh ginger 2 spring onions salt METHOD […]
My mum’s 85th birthday tea party. If there was sound to this photo you would hear in the background the Collingwood Footy song which my family are all avid supporters of. This is because my grandfather worked at the Victoria market & everyone there barracked for the Magpies. I was once asked to fill in […]
The name of this dessert says it all. It’s so easy, quick, and an all time fave of mine and my family’s going right back to when I was little. Sorry, but I forgot to take the photo before everyone got stuck into it. This one serving was all that was left. You have to […]