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Blueberry and Lemon Tart

When I was in Sweden in 2011 I visited a little place called Gilda’s Café and had what was essentially a bowl of hot chocolate (!) and a slice of the most amazing blueberry pie I’d ever tried, so many blueberries on one slice of pie. Ever since I’ve thought about that pie and how […]

Strawberry and Vanilla Bean Custard Trifle

It seems we finally have something resembling summer weather here in Tasmania at the moment, and as it is very nearly December my mind naturally thinks about christmas desserts, not so much pudding, but rather pavlova and trifle. We always have trifle at christmas in my family, so I thought I’d share a very simple […]

Fresh Bagels with King Island Triple Cream Brie and Huon Smoked Salmon

  Recently the manager at my work went to King Island and asked everyone if they had any cheese requests as he would be visiting the factory store. I ordered two wheels of Seal Bay triple cream brie, one of which I gave to a friend who just had a baby, the other sitting in […]

Lemon Curd filled Doughnuts

Fresh lemons are in season right now and that makes me pretty excited, as they are one of my favourite flavours (along with basil, mint, vanilla etc!). We sadly don’t have a fruit producing lemon tree (yet) but luckily one of the ladies at work kindly brought in several bags of them from her tree […]

Creamy Pan Fried Mushrooms with Poached Egg

To say I am a fan of eggs is a rather big understatement, they are my favourite food! If I was on a desert island and could only have one food for every meal I think eggs would be my choice. In saying that I have become a bit more fussy about the eggs I […]