Feijoa Muffins

  This is a lovely recipe that I think tastes more like cake or shortcake than a regular muffin.   Feijoas are my favourite fruit and it is my firm belief that one can never have too many feijoa recipes‚Ķbut you can have favourites, and this is one such indispensible recipe that Mum and I […]

Blackberry and Apple Coulis

    This coulis is made from the last pick of the autumn blackberries for this season and my Dad grew them. There was such a lot of fruit that Mum and I decided to make a coulis so we could store it in the pantry and savour that blackberry taste for months ahead. This […]

Making Paper Poppies

      25 April 2015 marks the centenary of the World War One ANZAC troops (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, at what is now known as ANZAC Cove. ¬†Churchill had the idea to attack the Gallipoli Peninsula and a naval attack ensued, but after several battleships […]

Feijoa, Apple and Almond Crumble

    Just thinking about this recipe makes my mouth water. The sugar and butter melding together in the oven, produces lovely gooey caramel edges around the dish. Mum and I looked at several MasterChef recipes for crumbles but came up with our own version and we will certainly be making this many times during […]

Baileys Chocolat Luxe Shots in Hollow Chocolate Easter Eggs

  What goes great with chocolate? More chocolate of course (and even better is alcohol disguised as chocolate). I had a bottle of Baileys limited edition Chocolate Luxe and some hollow chocolate Easter Eggs, and this is the result:     These are great for after dinner treats. You could even put the Baileys in […]