Smoked Salmon Pizza

Makes 2 large pizzas (easily halved) This pizza was a happy and most delicious accident. It was raining kangaroos and koalas outside and the idea of getting soaked on a trip to the supermarket [Read More]

Apple, Banana and Walnut Bread

Huzzah, let's cheer, it's the first (new) recipe of the year! I may have been decluttering around the house but there is nothing minimalist about my drafts folder.  It seems that over the last six [Read More]

10 on 10 – January 2018

I wasn't sure if I was going to continue with the 10 on 10 project this year. It was all such jolly fun when I was playing along with a circle of friends, that's not to say that it's not fun flying [Read More]

2017 – The Bloggy Year That Was

Technically, I'm still on my bloggy break but on this, the last day of the year, I couldn't help taking a sneak peek on the bloggy year that was. I wanted to look back at this past year, so that I can [Read More]

Peanut Butter Banana Rocky Road

Some of my most loved recipes are those that are a happy accident and this is one such recipe. I like to think that I'm a wannabe minimalist with the exception of my pantry. When it comes to baking [Read More]

10 on 10 – December 2017

See that there? It may not look very pretty but it's my (second batch) of Christmas mince and it tastes beautiful. It's like festive nectar and I regularly stir it and gaze adoringly upon it while [Read More]

Ginger Beer Bundt Cake

Serves 12 I remember when I first came to Australia and fell in love with the people, the landscape and of course, the food. It was all so delicious and so exotic, at least to me. My first Aussie [Read More]

Easy Mince Puff Pies

This year I was determined to make my own mince pies and cross another thing off my list of 101 Things To Do in 1001 Days. If I'd known how easy it was to make mince pies, I would have totally done it [Read More]

Beetroot, Cranberry and Zucchini Loaf

There is no denying it, I've been in overdrive using my loaf since I got back from overseas and when I say using my loaf, I mean using my loaf tin. This Christmassy loaf was actually inspired by [Read More]

Easy Christmas Cupcakes

Makes 12 cupcakes So last Christmas, I saw Tonia's picture on Instagram and I knew I had to make these. As it was I made them for my students and my colleagues and they went down a right festive [Read More]