Tag Archives: Baking

Orange and Almond Cake with Honey Glaze – by Brian

This cake is absolutely delicious and is also both gluten and dairy free. After being served a cake like this at the Leeuwin Winery restaurant in Margaret River (Western Australia), and also seeing them on the menu in a number of … Continue reading

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Ultimate Bacon Sandwich

Bake the bacon into the bread. YES! I have to say that I think this is the best recipe idea I’ve had in a long time. Why cook bacon and then simply put it between two slices of bread when … Continue reading

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Tuna and Sweetcorn Quiche

Classic. This quiche is packed with tasty fillings but is still relatively low fat because there is no cheese. As much as I love cheese, there is so much flavour already that you don’t need it. Ideally you need to … Continue reading

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Baked Festive ‘Scotch Eggs’

These are easier to make than they look 🙂 I always find that Christmas is an ideal time to cook things that are a little bit different to normal, so I thought I would make a baked version of ‘Scotch Eggs’ (which are … Continue reading

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Golden Syrup ‘Melting Moments’ cookies

If you like butter cookies then you’ll love these. As the name suggests, these really do melt in your mouth. Melting Moments are quite a common recipe, but I’ve not encountered them with golden syrup as an ingredient until I … Continue reading

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Parmesan and Pesto Swirl Bread

Beautiful bread. This bread is much easier to make than it looks – ideal for guests over the upcoming holidays. It would be the ideal side dish to a soup appetiser or a pasta main course. Parmesan and basil pesto are perfect … Continue reading

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Christmas Fruit Cake

I’m back! Sorry for the extreme lack of posts this month. I had family visiting at the beginning of the month, then I managed to catch a cold which lasted for two weeks and meant I had absolutely no motivation … Continue reading

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Pea, Onion and Parmesan Tart

Another egg recipe 🙂 Our chickens have gone into over-drive with their laying, so eggs have become top of my ingredients list at the moment! This tart is a variation of my usual quiche recipe – it uses baby peas, … Continue reading

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Simple Lemon Cake

Lovely! This cake is so moist that it could almost be classed as a mud cake, but I’m not sure if there is such a thing as a lemon mud cake 🙂 Citrus fruit is in season here in Perth … Continue reading

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Cheese and Mushroom Lattice Pies

Perfect for lunch. Buttery mushrooms are the perfect partner to the two types of cheese in these pies, making them really delicious. They are the ideal size for an indulgent lunch and you can even pick them up if that is the … Continue reading

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