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
I love Autumn. The crunch of fallen leaves, colours of the golden trees, that little nip of frost in the morning air, donning of cosy knits and of course, the return of warming and hearty food. The oncoming of the Autumnal months brings with it a new array of seasonal produce, one of the most… Continue reading Autumnal Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie
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
Fresh bread. I can’t think of anything better, the smell of a loaf baking in the oven and the reward of cutting off a piece of something you’ve made yourself. This is a simple recipe for a traditional Irish wheaten bread loaf which doesn’t require any fancy equipment, or waiting around for proving. My mum… Continue reading Mum’s wheaten bread
This cake uses quite a few ingredients you might not have in your cupboard but it is worth trying: full of good fats and low in sugar. Like a Nakd bar only a cake. Hurry up and pass the fork. Serves 8-10 Ingredients 200g whole almonds 100g dessicated coconut 100g stoned dates 3 eggs 150g… Continue reading Almond, coconut and date cake with rose water and cardamom
This one is bound to impress your friends. Visually stunning; set it down on the table and wait for the ‘ahhhh’. It’s also easy to make- I put it together while chatting to my guests after dinner, popped it in the oven while the mains were cleared and set it out once we were ready… Continue reading Dinner party dessert: banana tarte tatin.
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.