tarte tatin

I was pulling this out of the oven tonight when Timbo got the phone call from his mum; his grandma Lyn had sadly passed away. Lyn, more commonly known as ‘Nin’ to her 6 grandkids, 10 great grandkids (and counting), was an absolute larger than life character. Always with a huge smile on her face, […]

pear + ginger cake

Is there anything better than some good old fashioned country hospitality? Nothing says ” I love you” more than a thoughtful display of home cooking. And with covid restrictions lifting and regional travel opening back up again – we’ve got family coming to stay. Who cares if the house is a mess; the washing pile […]

chocolate brownies

I saw something on Facebook the other day that said “Find out what Donna Hay’s favourite kitchen utensil for under $20 is!” Of course I couldn’t help but click on it and for some unknown reason, the page didn’t load. Bugger. Anyway, I then got distracted doing something else and annoyingly, I still don’t know […]

the BEST pikelets

I’m sure you’d all know someone with an old folder in the cupboard above the stove. The type of folder full to the brim with decades old recipes. Granted, they’re probably all so scuffed and torn that you’ll hardly be able to read them. I sometimes find deciphering the handwriting is harder than cooking the […]