Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is something that takes me back to my childhood, particularly spending nights over at my Grandma’s house (this was before butter became a huge sin and eggs were labeled as the devil).  We used to wake up to a full English breakfast of eggs, bacon, tomatoes and mushrooms, then finish it off with…

Golden Pancakes

After a really quick walk along the river today because a major downpour struck just as my friend Sue and I hit the path – Murphy’s law right?!  I came home to whip up some delicious golden pancakes to “warm dem bones”! Using only three ingredients which could actually be dropped down to ONE ingredient…

Cashew Nut Milk

Confession time….I simply cannot drink black coffee, try as I might it is just not the same as a steaming cup of creamy milky coffee.  I don’t need a fancy cappuccino or anything – not that I would ever say no to one, but just a plain coffee with a splash of milk will keep…

Banana Bread

  Tempting as it is, don’t throw away over-ripe bananas that look really dodgy, they make the ideal ingredient for banana bread!  Truly, the darker and squishy, the better, perfect for a dense yet really moist cake (yes I know everyone hates that word, but I can’t think of a more appropriate word to describe…

Snowballs

The previous night chaos hit our little sleepy country town, snow!!  Not only snow but rain and freezing temperatures, creating ice rink conditions by morning.  What happened was this beautiful angelic like snow fell for a couple of hours covering everything in a stunning white fluffy blanket, followed by slow and steady rain throughout the…