Tag Archives: Rhubarb

Breakfast To Go. Apple Steel Cut Oats With Rosewater Poached Rhubarb And Toasted Pistachios.

We’ve been caught off guard by the changing of the seasons as we segue from Winter into Spring. A welcome stretch of soaring temperatures sees me booking a much needed pedicure and reaching for a summer wardrobe of strappy sandals … Continue reading

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Pretty Baking. Ottolenghi Style. Little Rhubarb And Hazelnut Tea Cakes.

These stylish little tea cakes are inspired by Ottolenghi The Cookbook.  Craving something sweet with mini bundt trays at the ready, I retrieved my well-thumbed copy from the  bookshelf, flipped it open and yet again realised I didn’t quite have … Continue reading

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Ruby Red Sundays. Rhubarb And Strawberry Compote With Vanilla and Balsamic.

We are fortunate to live in a temperate climate. At the Growers Markets last weekend, despite being in the midst of  winter,  I was lucky enough to pick up bunches of ruby red rhubarb and punnets of sweetly scented strawberries. Just … Continue reading

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Crisp and Light. Luscious and Fruity. Rhubarb Frangipane Tart.

I’ve always been partial to a well made frangipane tart. A crisp and light pastry shell bursting with almond frangipane cream and seasonal fruit. The markets are awash with rhubarb, its natural tartness a perfect foil for the delicate sweetness of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Baking. Inspired By… My Favourite Pastime. Strawberry and Rhubarb Brunch Muffins.

Rhubarb and strawberry. One of my favourite flavour combinations. In season right now. I’ve been making huge pots of strawberry and rhubarb compote. I could eat it by the spoonful for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between. It’s a while … Continue reading

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From My Kitchen Pantry. Mini Italian Fried Doughnuts. Zeppole With A Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote.

What to do with half a bunch of  rhubarb and a punnet of strawberries languishing in my refrigerator? A super quick and simple compote. To be spooned over yoghurt or oats for breakfast.  At least that was the plan until … Continue reading

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More Rainy Afternoon Baking. Rhubarb and Strawberry Buttermilk Cake With Hazelnut Streusel

It’s official.  Sixteen consecutive days of rain. One week of school holidays down. Two more to go. It’s been the wettest June I can remember, hopefully July will be better. I guess we will find out tomorrow. The Bureau of … Continue reading

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The Not So Humble Crumble. Deeply Satisfying. Apple and Rhubarb Crumble With Hazelnuts and a Hint of Ginger.

One of the benefits of the cooler weather is fruit crumble. Deeply satisfying. The ultimate comfort food. In our house we make crumble with almost any combination of apples, stone fruit or berries. More often than not we follow the … Continue reading

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Tart and Sweet. Rhubarb and Apple Buttermilk Muffins.

Is there anything more wonderful than rhubarb?  Bright and brilliant rosy red. Tart and sweet.  The glossier and crisper the stalks, the more intense the colour and the sweeter the fruit. When in season I buy bunches by the armful … Continue reading

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Rich and Decadent. Whiskey, Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake with Rhubarb Compote and Creme Fraiche

I was lucky enough to be introduced to this gorgeous flourless chocolate cake many years ago by my neighbour, Amber. She whipped up ten of these for her brother’s wedding! We were the grateful recipients of some leftovers. At the time … Continue reading

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