The leaves are turning from luscious green to all those golden, red, and shades of brown. There’s a chill in the air that wasn’t there last week, and it tells us it’s Autumn, and that means it’s apple pie season and time for autumnal perfection! No matter whether you’re looking forward to Rosh Hashanah and […]
It’s that time of year, when preserving fruit and vegetables plays a large part in our daily and weekly lives. Whether it’s from our own gardens, or from super/market purchases, preserving for tomorrow is always a great idea. As a chef, I hear a lot of people comment on making jam, chutney, relish, or just […]
Going ‘out’ for breakfast has always been something of a treat; the joy of someone else cooking your meal. But, eating out all the time can be expensive, so here’s a couple of menu classics that you can make at home; an English Muffin and a Classic Bagel. These two simple recipes form the foundation […]
Breakfast with loved ones has featured heavily in my life, and one of my all time favourites is golden-coloured, perfect light and fluffy pancakes. As a child, they were one of the first things I learned how to make. As I grew up, I would cook them for friends who stayed over. I even taught […]
Spaetzle are a German style dumpling, or noodle, and are so easy to make as well as tasting delicious! I remember them fondly from childhood as my first German teacher told us a lovely story about eating them back in Germany in winter. With a cold Victorian winter currently taking hold, as well as grocery […]
It’s not just the fabled meat pie that Aussies hold sacred, it’s our sausage rolls too! There’s no messing about, no fussing or fiddling, making the Australian sausage roll is easy, and today, that’s what I’m going to walk you through. We eat them anywhere and everywhere! At the beach, the cricket or footy, as […]
Super fresh Greek pita bread may just be the worlds most used and unappreciated flat bread. Whether you spell it ‘Pita’ or ‘Pitta’, most people will know what you’re talking about. There is a difference between the two, and I’ll talk about it later. But for now, we’re focusing on PITA; the fluffy, chewy, and […]
I treated myself to a slice of this cake at a time of calamity. I’d moved across the world, was alone, and needed comfort. This Greek Yoghurt and Olive Oil Cake did the trick. The problem; once I’d eaten it, it was gone. I didn’t have a recipe, I had no idea where it came […]
Saganaki: It’s golden, crispy-skinned, and tender and chewy on the inside. There’s nothing better than saganaki, especially on a warm spring or summer’s day. You can learn to make this delicious dish by following the link on the front page. Καλό φαγητό!
Baklava, the most iconic and delicious Greek dessert. After a meal, or your coffee, or any time at all, Baklava is always the answer! You can learn to make this delicious dish by following the link on the front page. Καλό φαγητό!