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Slow-Cooking Tips…

Slow-Cooking Tips…

Slow-Cooking Tips: Just before we stash our slow-cookers away for yet another year, let’s wrap it up with a few hints & lessons learnt with this style of cooking. And a recipe or two… This is the shoulder season where, along with the warming of the days

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Red Foods, a little powerhouse of health. 10 recipes.

Red Foods, a little powerhouse of health. 10 recipes.

Red Foods, a little powerhouse of health. 10 recipes. From strawberries to beets, red fruits and vegetables are a powerhouse of health & pack a vibrant nutritional punch. Red foods are packed with antioxidants & vitamins. The colour in red foods comes from Lycopene which help your

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Mango, Polenta & Ricotta Cake with Lime Butter Cream.

Mango, Polenta & Ricotta Cake with Lime Butter Cream.

Mango, Polenta & Ricotta Cake with Lime Butter Cream. As many of you know, I have been extremely fortunate to have another amazing trip come into my field of vision. This time to Orvieto, central Italy. So excited! http://foodthatsings.com/food-art-journaling-in-italy/ I have never been to this part of Italy

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Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney: I always have trouble buying a good mango chutney. I like the colour & flavour to be true to the fruit we know & love, but so often it is dull to look at & unrecognisable to taste. Several generous friends have given me boxes

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A Note to my Mother…

A Note to my Mother…

A note to my Mother… Hello Mother Chook, Here’s the you-beaut refrigerated cheese cake recipe as promised :)) It’s been often requested & has been Shae’s favourite choice every birthday for decades. So it’s well tried & true. And today I’m making it for her son’s birthday

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Chicken, Chillies & Pistachios

Chicken, Chillies & Pistachios

Chicken, Chillies & Pistachios Chicken & Pistachio Sausage Rolls: Make these tempting little lovelies your own…add your favourites, like different herbs or nuts, or pork, veal or turkey, or fetta, or extra veggies (great way to get the kids to eat more of the good stuff :))

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Speaking of Languages…Menu 3.

Speaking of Languages…Menu 3.

The Duchess’s Cooking Classes are on the list as the 5th most popular activity to do while in Sicily. You stay in the magnificent old apartments, you shop at the freshest of markets, you pick herbs & lemons straight form her garden, you cook Sicilian fare &

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Speaking of Languages…Menu 2.

Speaking of Languages…Menu 2.

  Speaking of Languages…Menu 2. Was speaking with the gorgeous Duchess this morning, in Palermo, Sicily. Via facetime…it’s free! And we can see each other, first thing in the morning for me, last thing the night before for her. I forgot to take my string of pearls

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Speaking of Languages…Menu 1.

Speaking of Languages…Menu 1.

  Speaking of Languages…Menu 1. Today I did my first ever radio interview, which encouraged a bit of nerve-wracking anticipation, but once underway, the passion took over & the animation flowed :)) Must remember to tune in. Sunshine FM 104.9 The Italian Hour, every Sunday at 8.30pm.

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Caramelized Pear, Pistachio & Ricotta Tart

Caramelized Pear, Pistachio & Ricotta Tart

Caramelized Pear, Pistachio & Ricotta Tart. ….with honey glaze. And on a gluten free base!! Add vanilla bean ice cream, or double dollop cream, or silky egg custard. What more could you ask for? A friend from the far flung corners of the earth posted this gorgeous

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