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The Christmas Pudding

The Christmas Pudding

The Christmas Pudding     Christmas Pudding has long been a tradition at my place as long as I can remember. I have fond memories of brandy soaked pudding with burning blue flames and drenched in delicious brandy custard and ice-cream after a massive Christmas […]

Honey And Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Figs

Honey And Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Figs

Honey And Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Figs     It’s hard to go past fresh figs when they are in season. With it’s creamy mixture, rich pastry and the delicious fresh figs this dessert is hard to pass up on. This Tart would go very well […]

Salted Caramel Macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons       These Macarons are sure to impress, with the balance of sweet caramel and a touch of sea salt goodness. Bite through the crisp shell to get to the gooey centre. Salted Caramel Macarons Creator: Jeffrey Simonetta Photographer: Benjamin Townsend Author: The Chef Ingredients […]

Vanilla slice

Vanilla slice

Vanilla slice Vanilla slice seems to be one of those bakery goods that’s always bought and never made. It has long been one of my favourite desserts. Whenever I walk into a patisserie it is one thing I always order. You’ll be surprised how easy […]

Australian Pork

Australian Pork

          Why Eat Pork? Apart from the obvious pork products like Bacon, and ham, pork is not only “the other white meat” but a delicious and healthy meat, that can be substituted in any red meat or poultry recipe for a […]

How to poach an egg

How to poach an egg

How to poach an egg This is another one of those basic techniques that often goes unused. Follow our simple steps to poach an egg just right. Step 1 Take a deep pan and fill it with about 10-15cms of water. Let the water simmer until there are […]

Lamington Layer Cake

Lamington Layer Cake

Lamington Layer Cake Lamingtons, I am sure, are a part of every Australians childhood. Making appearances at events and occasions all across the country. These beautifully simple cakes always come out in force around Australia Day, and with the National Day fast approaching, I have […]

World’s Best Gluten Free Pizza Base

World’s Best Gluten Free Pizza Base

      World’s Best Gluten Free Pizza Base This is Hand’s down the best recipe for a Gluten free pizza base you will come across. It is the “I can’t believe it’s not butter” of the gluten free world. This has been sought after […]

Lemoncello Pasta Ricotta, with mushrooms & pistachios

Lemoncello Pasta Ricotta, with mushrooms & pistachios

  Lemoncello Pasta Ricotta, with mushrooms & pistachios This is a perfect summer time pasta dish. It is surprisingly light and refreshing, yet still just as filling and satisfying as any other pasta. I am very lucky to live close to a cheese factory in Sydney, […]

Salted Caramel Slice

Salted Caramel Slice

        Salted Caramel Slice There may well be thousands of caramel slice recipes out there, but here is a slight twist on the original classic. The salted caramel and rich chocolate really make this a decadently rich treat. If you are a […]