As an avid Instagram user, I’ve noticed that a few select dishes seem to have acclaimed an almost “cult” status wherein a certain restaurant will be frequented just for that one particular plate which is photographed over and over. One of these is the fluffy, light and puffy-cloud ricotta hotcakes from Australian brunch haven, Granger… Continue reading Granger & Co. Inspired Ricotta Hotcakes
Shrove Tuesday. A day marking the traditional feast day before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Whatever… any excuse to eat pancakes! My memories of this day growing up was rushing home from school (always starving), getting out my mum’s old griddle and making pancakes with my brother. I would do the mixing. We… Continue reading Sourdough pancakes
It’s funny how taste changes with age. When I was young, I’d always smell my mum making coffee in the kitchen (just the regular, instant stuff (the cafetieré was for reserved for when my coffee-queen auntie came to visit), however I despised the taste. I thought it too bitter, and wondered how anyone could like… Continue reading The science of coffee
How do you like your eggs in the morning? Or for lunch, or dinner, for that matter. If I could choose a food a couldn’t live without, it would have to be the humble egg. Yes, I know vegan food may be trending right now but a life without eggs would be misery for me.… Continue reading The perfect egg.
Food always tastes best when eaten in season. Nowadays, we’re so spoiled with being able to eat worldwide ingredients at anytime of the year, from watermelon in winter to squash in summer. However, not only is seasonal produce better tasting, it’s better for us nutritionally, being ripe and fully developed. It’s also cheaper due to… Continue reading Pete’s blitzed broad beans on Kim’s sourdough toast
Blueberry/blackerry/pecan overnight oats, layered with sliced banana and yoghurt. Frozen berry and almond overnight oats layered with yoghurt and topped with strawberries. In a hurry? Not even two minutes to spare for some hot porridge? Get organised and prepare these “overnight” oats the night before, grab it and go on your way out the… Continue reading The breakfast revelation: overnight oats.
I just love carrot cake. And with breakfast being the best meal of the day, why not have your cake and eat it? I’m not joking, but I honestly think these are the best pancakes I’ve ever had (ok, so I haven’t eaten a lot of pancakes I suppose…) but they are moist, fluffy, juicy… Continue reading The most amazing carrot cake pancakes.