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Archive for April, 2011

7-hour leg of lamb

7-hour leg of lamb

April 15, 2011 No Comments

This is the first time I have started writing a post before actually tasting the dish that’s in the oven cooking. Why have I done this? Well because I have 7, yes SEVEN hours to wait for it to cook! I have cooked many roasts in my cooking time, I LOVE roasts and I have […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

April 14, 2011 2 Comments

I really enjoy all festive times of the year and Easter is no exception. There are many reasons I love festive celebrations. I love the family time, the traditions and naturally the FOOD! Easter for an Italian family has lots of food traditions but as I consider myself not only Italian but also an Australian […]

White chocolate mud cupcakes

White chocolate mud cupcakes

April 11, 2011 1 Comment

After making the mammoth Rainbow layer cake for my daughters 2nd birthday I felt that the desert table needed some chocolate on it, but in keeping with the pretty pink and white theme I wanted to find a white cupcake that was chocolate, not vanilla, and I found a recipe on taste.com.au which was absolutely fabulous. I […]

Rainbow layer cake

Rainbow layer cake

April 5, 2011 7 Comments

If you have been following my blog and me on twitter and facebook you will know that last  month I was very busy cooking like a crazy woman in preparation for my daughters 2nd birthday, not to mention my husband and mothers birthdays whom all fall within a week of one another. I twitted and FB a […]

Balsamic roasted sausages and vegetables

Balsamic roasted sausages and vegetables

April 4, 2011 4 Comments

On my foodie travels I have discovered that some people have a prejudice against sausages. I am assuming it is the health aspect, I get that, you wonder… what’s ‘really’ in them? are they full of fat?? etc.. but now days you can get some great low fat and organic sausages which I do like […]

Cakes Cakes and MORE CAKES

When I first started my blog in 2010 my aim was to document and learn the regional cooking of...

Chicken Fajitas

Happy New Year to all my beautiful foodie peeps… it has been a while between meals hasn’t it? I...

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

Some weeks back I was over the moon to receive a little parcel in the mail. Thanks to my...

Basic Chocolate Cake

Some things just make you bloody happy don’t they? I apologies for using the word bloody but I just...

Lamb Shank Pumpkin Soup

Given that when I woke up this morning the temperature around Melbourne ranged from .7 and 3 degrees and...

Mixed mushroom and mozzarella pasta

Please forgive me but I am yet again going to bring you a recipe by Jamie Oliver. Yes, it...

Brown sugar sponge cake with caramelised pears

I made this cake (as you do) for my birthday a couple of years ago. WOW how amazing it...

La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

BUONA PASQUA Happy Easter to all, I do hope you had a special time with your loved ones. For...

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

While looking though my blog recently I realised that I have not done a pasta dish in a long...

Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes

I have said this before many a times, I love chicken. Some of my favourite ways to eat it...

Lamb and roasted beetroot spinach salad

Being pregnant always represents a time of food deprivation, food aversions and of course the food cravings. Given that...

My explained absence and cake dedication to my Aunty Tina.

Contained within this post is the recipe for White Chocolate and Raspberry Marquise Cake. Hello blog, how I have...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Squid Risotto

365 challenge installment number 8 – wow where has the time gone. I remember the first month I participated...

Rose vanilla glitter macaron lolipops

If there was a term in the dictionary “macaron obsession” you would find my photo next to it. It...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Macaron with Berries

It will not be a surprise to my regular blog readers or macaron lovers why I chose this dish...

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