This recipe uses vanilla bean sugar and is made in a food processor. The end result is a shortbread with a light, ‘fluffy’ texture rather than a chewy biscuity one. Click here for: Blog post – Shortbread – With Vanilla Bean Sugar!
An amazing feature of this recipe is that when you make the batter it looks like the cake has been made from raspberries! Click here for: Blog post – Beetroot – Salads, two Dips, one Cake!
This is an inspired combination bringing back wonderful memories: two sponge cakes, made from an old family recipe, layered together with lemon curd and cream! Click here for: Blog post – A January Dinner Party
A versatile recipe for Christmas and other times you need to feed a crowd. You can modify the ingredients in many ways, varied according to what you have on hand! Click here for: Blog post – What’s in the Fridge? No. 9
My mother, Olive, would make scones reasonably often. She used the “old fashioned” way of rubbing butter into the flour and she used to cook them in her wood-fired cast iron stove! For the recipe, click here – Scones, Jam and Cream
Pecan pie is one of the traditional dishes of the USA. This recipe gives a pie that will set with a crusty top and almost gooey interior! For the recipe, click here – Pecan Pie
A full page from the newspaper was taped to the glass door. It included a photo of a large slice of strawberry crowned cheesecake and the words “the strawberry blonde cheesecake is to die for and worth the month on the treadmill”! For the recipe, click here – New York City – The Big Cheesecake!
A highlight was a fig and almond torta … not too sweet and the figs can be substituted with any fruit in season such as peaches, pears or plums! For the recipe, click here – Indigo Valley – Home Grown Produce!
“… it is about as simple a dessert to make as you can imagine: a pancake batter poured over fruit in a fireproof dish, then baked in the oven.” For the recipe, click here – Nature, History … And Clafoutis!
Our friends raved about the morning tea of banana bread and were a little surprised to find that it was thrown together at the last minute from what we had in the freezer! Click here for: Blog post – Banana Bread
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