Simple Cinnamon Stewed Apple Recipe

In for a day of stormy weather we decided to visit the beach in our wet weather gear for a short walk, I love seeing the storm stir up the ocean. We spotted a guy at the end of the jetty attempting to snap selfies of waves crashing over, on and around him, good thing he was wearing a wet suit! The planned walk didn’t eventuate far though, infact within 10 ...

Read More

Breakfast topping: Roasted Plums

What's your favourite part of the day? Personally I fancy the morning, which has not always been the case but it seems when I hit my thirties, life shifted and I comfortably and rather unknowingly slotted into the enjoyment of a morning routine. Over time I’ve built on this routine, swapping up and experimenting with breakfast dishes, getting out on the bikes, savouring a long black in a café if it’s ...

Read More

Crowd pleasers – Mardi Gras Doughnuts

This post is terribly late! But better late than never, right?  Plus it involves jam doughnuts and definitely worthy of sharing with you all! Last Christmas, we made dessert for both sides of the family. I may have overlooked the commitment of baking from scratch, as we (Derek too) spent almost two days in the kitchen (minus a dishwasher) leading up to what always turns out to be a hectic Christmas every ...

Read More

Foodie Secret Santa + Biscotti Recipe

When an email arrived from the lovely Claire behind the website, Claire K Creations, I jumped at the chance to join in on the Foodie Secret Santa. It was kind of nice to have an excuse to take a break from work and the hectic rush before Christmas, especially when the said excuse entails baking in the kitchen. As part of the secret santa, I was asked to send a little ...

Read More

Roast Pumpkin Soup Recipe

During winter in perth pumpkins are so cheap to buy and this simple roast pumpkin soup recipe is just delicious. Butternut Pumpkins are high in Vitamin C and Vitamin A. Vitamin A promotes growth, string bones, healthy skin, hair teeth and gums. It helps aid the removal of age spots. Vitamin C helps decrease blood cholesterol. Ingredients 3 butternut pumpkins 2 table spoons of Olive Oil 40 grams of Butter 2 onions, coarsely cut 3 garlic ...

Read More

Truffle Delights Recipe

Coffee Mascarpone Truffles 300 grams of cooking chocolate, chopped 500 grams of mascarpone cheese, softened 2 tablespoons of coffee cocoa powder for rolling truffles or shredded white chocolate Melt Chocolate in a double boiler Add Mascarpone cheese, softened and coffee; fold together with a spatula Pour the mixture into a ready pan, allow to chill in the fridge When the mixture is chilled, roll into balls and further chill for 1 to 2 hours Roll in cocoa powder or ...

Read More