Easy Chocolate Truffles

Easy Chocolate Truffles

  Easy chocolate truffles are exactly that – easy, and oh so indulgent. Small morsels of pure chocolate, cream and butter melted together, set in the refrigerator and then scooped and rolled in whatever you fancy. In this case we’ve used powdered strawberries, cocoa, coconut and pistachio nuts for variety. Melt in the mouth, velvety […]

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Moist Lemon Sour Cream Cake

Moist Lemon Sour Cream Cake

  Moist Lemon sour cream cake is the latest addition to our growing number of dessert recipes made with lemons. It’s a butter cake made with sour cream which creates a moist, rich cake. Brushed with a sweet lemon syrup and topped off with a layer of lemon glaze it’s the perfect afternoon tea cake. […]

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Crispy Hash Browns

Crispy hash browns

Crispy hash browns are a favourite item on the breakfast and brunch menu in our homes. Fried, golden brown shreds of potato mixed with a little onion and seasoning and fried till crispy and crunchy is our idea of a great hash brown.  Breakfast on the weekends has the luxury of time to serve up […]

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Homemade Gourmet Crackers

Homemade Gourmet Crackers

  Homemade Gourmet Crackers are going to change the way you think about buying expensive little packets of gourmet crackers for your cheese board. Easy, economical and loaded with flavour you can bake them ahead, or freeze the loaf and slice to bake for the holidays.  Who doesn’t want a tasty little fruit and nut […]

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Apple Tarte Tatin with Star Anise and Black Pepper

Apple Tarte Tatin

Apple Tarte Tatin (tah-TAN) has to be one of the greatest desserts ever. How flour, butter, sugar and apples can turn into one of the finest desserts in the world is simple, but it does have two distinct watchpoints. Absolutely delicious caramel apples infused with star anise and vanilla baked till golden with a flaky, […]

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Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade granola bars are perfect for breakfast on the run, or a high-energy snack. They make the perfect portable snack for hiking and lunch boxes. They’re made without refined sugar or butter, and are super healthy. Chock full of oats, seeds and dried fruit they’re a great go-to snack for a wholesome energy hit. They’re […]

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Chicken Fennel Lemon Tray Bake

Chicken Fennel Lemon Tray Bake

  This easy chicken fennel lemon tray bake is perfect for a midweek family dinner. Chicken thighs with skin on and bone in, potatoes that drink up the wonderful flavours of chicken stock, lemon, garlic, fennel and sweet roasted shallots (scallions). Adding stock ensures everything is beautifully tender and moist, with a little jus left […]

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Cajun Crab tarts

Cajun Crab Tarts

Cajun Crab tarts are a savoury little mouthful loaded with sweet crab, lemon zest, chives, spicy seasoning and baked till golden in a crispy wonton shell, with a crunchy, cheesy, panko crumb topping. They come together very quickly and the shopping can be done well ahead of making them. You simply cut out some wonton […]

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Simple Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses are light and sweet, with a thin melt-in-the mouth outer gossamer shell, with a soft, chewy marshmallow inside. Kissed with fresh whipped cream they are perfect for entertaining. When we got this recipe for meringue kisses from a friend, of a dear friend, we had already had the pleasure of enjoying (devouring) them […]

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