Banana is a special fruit that can be used in more than one way. You can enjoy it as is for a quick healthy snack, coat it in batter to make crisp fritters, or mix it with dulce de leche and cream for a decadent banoffee pie. And when bananas start turning brown on your kitchen counter, there’s an even longer list of recipes to put them to good use. Of course, banana bread easily tops that list. (more…)
On the 25th of April each year on Anzac Day, all of Australia honours and remembers our men and women who served and lost their lives in military and peacekeeping service. If you’re joining a Dawn Service, why not pack some Anzac biscuits to share at the gunfire breakfast or picnic afterwards. Or just make them to enjoy at home! (more…)
Mums are naturally nurturing. They will happily cook for us and even do the dishes. (My mum would!) So come Mother’s Day, let’s invade the kitchen and prepare something special for our mum. I can’t think of a better way to surprise mine than with a sweet and satisfying plate of waffles early in the morning. (more…)
Unhurried mornings—we all need one occasionally. And what such morning pairs well with is a thoughtful and satisfying breakfast. So when you can make breakfast at leisure, have these delicious Mexican-style baked eggs. With a side of tortilla wraps, avo dip, and sweet corn salsa, this dish is hearty enough to warrant a place on your brunch table. It cooks in less time than you think—just takes half an hour—so you can properly savour your morning.
Hayley McKee is not only one of the rising stars of the cake world, but surely one of the most original. Who else would have dreamt of and succeeded in making flavour combos like beetroot rose truffle, lavender bay leaf, pumpkin bourbon crunch, and porcini caramel and chestnut cake? (more…)