Tag Archives: Almonds

Lest We Forget. April 25th. A Day Of Commemoration. ANZAC Day Granola.

By the time you read this we will have returned from the 4.30 am Dawn Service at the Centopath in Martin Place, Sydney, and dropped in for a fortifying espresso at the Coluzzi Bar in Darlinghurst before heading home for a … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. A Very Old Favourite. Oriental Cabbage Salad With Shredded Chicken.

Spring brings warmer weather and lighter, healthier meals. After a winter of warming soups and satisfying comfort food, salads make a welcome reappearance to the dinner table. Fast days suddenly become so much easier – a smoothie, a salad and … Continue reading

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More Sunday Night Baking. Butter Swirls With Plum Jam and Almond Meal.

Take a very simple vanilla butter biscuit dough. Spread with plum jam and scatter with almond meal. Roll up swiss roll style. Slice and bake. The result? A gorgeous, very moreish biscuit. Short, buttery and delicious. Sometimes I use raspberry … Continue reading

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From My Father’s Garden and Mother’s Kitchen. Upside Down Plum Cake.

Late January in my father’s garden. The plum trees are absolutely bursting with fruit. Luscious. Sweet and juicy. I can’t recall ever having seen so much fruit on those trees. They are hanging from the low lying branches like big, … Continue reading

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Fabulous Foodie Bijoux Gifts. Idea No 1. Dolci Sapori Confetti. Sugared Almonds With A Twist

One more week to go until December. The Silly Season. Frivolous and fun. End of year celebrations go hand in hand with thank yous and tokens of appreciation. Gift giving shouldn’t be a chore. I’m on the look out for what I like to … Continue reading

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So Very Refreshing. Shaved Lemon and Fennel Salad with Rocket, Currants and Almonds.

Its Melbourne Cup Day in Australia. The race that stops a nation. Literally at 3.00 pm. A day for sweeps, calcuttas and flutters at the races all over the country. Hats and pretty dresses. Long lunches and champagne. Its going … Continue reading

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Hermann the German Friendship Cake with Apples, Cherries, Almonds and Rum

Hermann the German Friendship Sourdough Cake starter survived a road trip through Daylesford and the Macedon ranges and the altitude of a plane trip. He settled easily into his new home in Sydney and is alive and well. Yesterday was … Continue reading

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