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Romancing the Rhubarb

Romancing the Rhubarb

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fillings, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet | 8 comments

I have to confess I’ve never been interested in, let alone understood, Valentine’s Day.  The way I see it, if I need to have a special day set aside to remember to tell someone I loved them, I might have bigger issues to deal with than gift giving   But that’s just me. I’ve never been romantic in a shower me with all the chocolates...

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Tropical Chia Pudding

Tropical Chia Pudding

Posted on Oct 11, 2013 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit, Special Diet | 3 comments

I’ve been thinking of getting away for a week or so.  A chance for mum and I to have some quiet time.   Getaways make me think immediately of Port Douglas and my beloved Four Mile Beach, in far north Queensland.   It was my father’s favourite spot as well and so a perfect place for us to go.  Unfortunately, it’s just not on the cards...

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Raspberry Lemon Thyme Tarts

Raspberry Lemon Thyme Tarts

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Tarts & Patisserie | 11 comments

You can only stay away from making pastry for so long before the desire overwhelms you like a tidal wave of flaky deliciousness … and you find yourself rolling and cutting out dough to line tart tins once more with delight. Just me?  I doubt it.  But it certainly describes how I’ve been feeling for the past week or so. I promised my father I...

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Gelato Panna e Amarene

Gelato Panna e Amarene

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 in All Recipe Posts, Fruit, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet | 9 comments

We always recall the truly memorable food moments in our lives with a smile and a longing to revisit the flavours, the textures, the sensory experience of that gastronomic interlude.  Sometimes we can, other times it must remain a sublime memory … perhaps associated with a special occasion, with people we love dearly, or places we have travelled to,...

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