Cardamom Pistachio Sugar Pavlova with Peaches, Blueberries + Oat Crumble
Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Dessert / Eggs / Meals + Courses / Peach / Pistachio / Special Diets / Sweet / Vegetarian / Yoghurt

Cardamom Pistachio Sugar Pavlova with Peaches, Blueberries + Oat Crumble

As spring plays hide and seek with us I have put together a special Finger, Fork & Knife pavlova that sings of warmer days and longer nights. The crisp and chewy cardamom and pistachio meringue base, rich in spice and little green nuggets of chopped pistachios, provides and cloud-like layer beneath the creamy lemon-spiked filling, … Continue reading

Chocolate Truffle Tart with Frosted Blueberries
Almond Milk / Almonds / Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Cacao / Chocolate / Coconut Milk / Creme Fraiche / Eggs

Chocolate Truffle Tart with Frosted Blueberries

Stripping back a traditional recipe and giving it a new a look, taste, and feel is something I particularly enjoy, not least this simple and elegant tart, which took me a number of weeks and over 10 blocks of premium dark chocolate to get just right. This is not like your typical chocolate truffle tart … Continue reading

Pimms Tartlets
Baking / Berries / Creme Fraiche / Cucumber / Eggs / Ginger / Mint / Puff Pastry / Stem Ginger / Sweet

Pimms Tartlets

A playful tartlet recipe inspired by the ongoing summer heat and chilled jugs of Pimms on the grass. Using Myrtleford Butter Factory’s divine crème fraiche as the base, sticky sweet stem ginger syrup and orange zest are added to give the filling a Pimms kick. Encased by a mint-sugar puff pastry and topped with thin ribbons … Continue reading

Yoghurt with Toasted Buckwheat, Mint, Berry + Pomegranate Salad
Almonds / Berries / Blueberries / Breakfast / Buckwheat / Coconut / Fruit / Honey / Lemon / Mint / Pistachio / Sweet / Walnuts / Yoghurt

Yoghurt with Toasted Buckwheat, Mint, Berry + Pomegranate Salad

As somebody who needs breakfast in order to have any chance of functioning properly throughout the day, I always make sure I give myself time to sit down and enjoy whatever it is I’m eating. What exactly I eat for breakfast all depends on how I feel, the weather, and what fruit and vegetables are … Continue reading

Green Pear + Birdseed Bircher Muesli with Smashed Berries
Almonds / Berries / Breakfast / Cherries / Coconut / Coconut Water / Currents / Milk / Oats / Pistachio / Savoury / Sweet / Walnuts / Yoghurt

Green Pear + Birdseed Bircher Muesli with Smashed Berries

My Green Pear and Coconut Bircher Muesli is a light, healthy and wholesome breakfast bowl brimming with all kinds of good things. Organic rolled oats, grated green pear, and a gorgeous medley of nuts and seeds soften up gently overnight in young coconut water. Served in the morning with a big spoonful of thick natural … Continue reading

Blueberry, Goat’s Cheese + Garden Herb Panini
Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Bread / Breakfast / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Rosemary / Savoury / Sweet / Thyme / Wholegrains

Blueberry, Goat’s Cheese + Garden Herb Panini

1 punnet of (extremely expensive) blueberries, lashings of locally produced goats cheese, nuts and seeds, and herbs from my garden – this is how I tricked out my mid-week lunch. Sandwiched between two thick pieces of wholemeal grainy sourdough, this particular Panini combines the comforting pleasure of a grilled cheese sandwich with a zingy kiss … Continue reading

White Chocolate, Lemon + Orange Blossom Hotcakes with Jammy Raspberries and Yoghurt
Baking / Berries / Breakfast / Buckwheat Flour / Cardomom / Chocolate / Cinnamon / Eggs / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Milk / Raspberries / Sweet / White Chocolate / Yoghurt

White Chocolate, Lemon + Orange Blossom Hotcakes with Jammy Raspberries and Yoghurt

These orange blossom-scented hotcakes are the ideal breakfast fare on a lazy weekend. The kind of weekend where you sleep until late morning, and the biggest decision of the day is whether to start it with tea or coffee. The recipe for my White Chocolate, Lemon + Orange Blossom Hotcakes was inspired by a box … Continue reading

White Chocolate & Cherry Almond Meal Muffins
Almonds / Baking / Berries / Breakfast / Cashews / Chocolate / Eggs / Sweet / White Chocolate / Yoghurt

White Chocolate & Cherry Almond Meal Muffins

A sweet little recipe that goes hand in hand with your morning coffee. Moist, nutty, golden-topped, flecked with orange zest, and dotted with big and small white chocolate chunks. Everything you want in a mid-morning treat – with a cherry on top! ½ cup cashew meal 1 ½ cups almond meal ½ tsp sea salt … Continue reading

Roasted Cherry, Sticky Stem Ginger + Goats Cheese Tartines
Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Bread / Breakfast / Ginger / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Orange / Savoury / Stem Ginger / Sweet

Roasted Cherry, Sticky Stem Ginger + Goats Cheese Tartines

As winter rolls around we seem to fall into a completely new rhythm. The days are shorter and we seek out foods that warm the heart as well as body. These foods are often indulgent, hearty and cooked using heavy bottomed pots and slow-cookers. I am never without an appetite in the chilly months but … Continue reading

Raspberry + White Chocolate Lamingtons
Baking / Berries / Chocolate / Coconut / Eggs / Milk / Raspberries / Sweet / Uncategorized / White Chocolate

Raspberry + White Chocolate Lamingtons

This particular recipe came together over a perfect long black at my little local and a discussion of fail-proof flavour combinations sure to win over even the pickiest of eaters. The pairing of naturally sour raspberries and the sweet, milky flavour of white chocolate was an almost unanimous favourite. So, in a fun twist on … Continue reading

Sweet Bread Pudding with Blackberries, Mandarin + Rose
Baking / Berries / Breakfast / Buckwheat / Cinnamon / Cream / Eggs / Hazelnuts / Mandarin / Maple Syrup / Orange / Poppy Seeds / Rose Water / Sweet / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Sweet Bread Pudding with Blackberries, Mandarin + Rose

Bread puddings are something that people often associate with being a stodgy, heavy and uninspiring dessert. The sweet bread puddings that I have made here are exactly the opposite. Crusty, wholesome, nut and seed-studded sourdough bread is tossed with tangy blackberries and a lightened-up custard featuring the flavours of Morocco – citrus, cardamom, rose water … Continue reading

Toasted Quinoa with Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Honeycomb and Grilled Balsamic Strawberries
Almonds / Berries / Breakfast / Honey / Quinoa / Yoghurt

Toasted Quinoa with Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Honeycomb and Grilled Balsamic Strawberries

Autumn brings a bounty of wonderful things – the turning trees, the crunchy-leaf scattered footpaths, mild nights and brisk mornings. It also often brings the first sniffles and coughs of the year. My Toasted Quinoa with Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Honeycomb and Grilled Strawberries is an alternative to the medicine you might find in your bathroom … Continue reading