Tag Archives: Sourdough

A Quick And Elegant Brunch. Smoked Trout Tartine With Radish and Radicchio.

Our local bakery sells an impressive array of tartines.  Open-faced sandwiches made with fresh sour-dough bread and all manner of rich and elaborate toppings. Among my favourite? Chicken, tarragon, walnut and watercress. Mushroom, pesto and marinated feta. More-ish and delicious. … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. A Classic Catalan Salsa. Romesco Sauce.

This weekend at a barbeque at my friend Ros’ home I was reacquainted with Romesco sauce.  A deep, earthy, smoky salsa made from roasted capsicum, chilli, tomato, onion and garlic. Pounded to a paste and thickened with nuts and a … 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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From Daylesford With Love. Hermann the German Friendship Cake

Last weekend I travelled with my great friend Amanda to Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges in the Victorian countryside to  visit the lovely Jane. We’ve all been friends for over 25 years and it was a much-anticipated visit as  the … Continue reading

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