Tag: pastry

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 […]

PARTY RECIPE: Mini Sausage Rolls

PARTY RECIPE: Mini Sausage Rolls

Upon first arriving in Australia I was faced with this uncanny same-same-but-different feeling everywhere I went. An eerie, unsettling feeling that pervaded those most mundane of tasks like food shopping. The supermarkets were filled with identical products that had very slight name changes, like Weetbix […]

FESTIVE FANCY: Sour Cherry Boreks

FESTIVE FANCY: Sour Cherry Boreks

I’m not giving any secrets away by telling you that in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market there is a small stall in the deli quarter which is home to some of the best boreks around. Run by a group of ladies, who everyday pump out hundreds […]

RECIPE: Spanakopita – Cheese & Spinach Pie

RECIPE: Spanakopita – Cheese & Spinach Pie

I remember being first introduced to the world of spanakopita and Greek cuisine. I worked in a little independent coffee shop run by an eccentric Greek coffee roaster. He would spend hours listening to the coffee beans as they crackled inside the giant roaster, waiting […]