Tag: baking

Traditional English Lamb and Mint Pasties

Traditional English Lamb and Mint Pasties

Despite having grown up in many different places I still consider the town where my parents live home. The small town of Ellesmere is nestled between seven lakes and is well known locally for its beautiful country walks along the meres and its incredible delicatessen […]

Silverbeet Pumpkin Parcels – A Delicious Vegetarian Recipe

Silverbeet Pumpkin Parcels – A Delicious Vegetarian Recipe

When constructing meal plans I like to include as many vegetarian options into the weeks as possible to offset the meaty recipes. Not only does this help to cut costs but by eating vegetarian food in between meals of leftover meat, it is easier to […]

Carrot Cigars

Carrot Cigars

For some reason I always have leftover carrots in the fridge. Maybe because I buy too many in one go – they are cheaper in bulk – but whatever the reason I always find myself having to come up with new recipes in order not […]

TUNISIAN BRIK: Sweet Capsicum and Tuna stuffed Filo

TUNISIAN BRIK: Sweet Capsicum and Tuna stuffed Filo

This recipe evolved out of reading recipes for Tunisian Brik – a delicious North African filo pie traditionally stuffed with raw egg and spices, and then deep fried. With many brik recipes out there, including Jamie Oliver’s use of sweet potato and others containing capers […]

Christmas Indulgence: Homemade Marshmallows

Christmas Indulgence: Homemade Marshmallows

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says in this recipe for marshmallows that they are fun to make with children – I must say, Hugh, after covering my kitchen with a fine mist of icing sugar and cornflour and covering the table in a sticky pink gloop as a […]