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April 2014

fish tagine with tomato and potatoes

Last night I made an amazing dish from my “Little taste of Morocco” cookbook.  Its a really tiny cookbook, only 15cm wide, but it is bursting with seductive photographs,  and exotic dishes that seem to …

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Anzac biscuit slice

Tomorrow is Anzac day…..time for Anzac biscuits. Anzacs are the biscuits that the wives of WWI Australian and New Zealand diggers, baked and packed into care packages which were sent to soldiers  fighting on the …

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hot cross buns and matzo

An Easter tradition at our house is to gather around the outside table for a brunch of home baked hot cross buns, freshly brewed coffee and glasses of ice cold milk.  It’s a decadent and …

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matzo ball soup

I have wonderfully warm memories of Passover.  Family sitting around the seder table, singing the story of the Jewish people and eating traditional, feel-good Jewish food.  I fondly remember the smells of chicken soup and …

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baked chicken schnitzel

My boys just love a juicy, crumbed chicken schnitzel.  It doesn’t seem to matter how many breasts I crumb, they all get eaten, usually in one sitting.  Now the issue I have with making schnitzel …

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