Real food from scratch
Learn the all-important steps to making bread
Light-as-air hot cakes. Serve ’em up and watch them go!
This is a superb cake, moist and rich, perfumed with coffee and studded with walnuts, which is offset nicely with the lemony tang of the icing.
Looking for something other than hot cross buns to wow family and friends this Easter? Try these soft and tender, sweet and spicy Chelsea buns. They’re always a winner! Share
Mmmm. Melting moments … sweet, creamy, and, yep, melt-in-the-mouth.
These will perk up the office morning tea break
Buttery crispy-edged mouthfuls of gorgeousness
Mmmm. Get your choppers munching on these chocolatey morsels.
Now’s the time to make this simple and gorgeous frangipane fruit tart.
Chocolate and cherries, cherries and chocolate. Mmmm …
Imagine these on your Christmas table. Oh-er, yes!
Labna is thick and creamy, velvety-textured and lemony fresh, but not at all rich to eat.
Baked apples with custard or cream are really good but even better served while hot with cold ice cream. The contrast!
Rich, creamy and intensely coconutty. Here’s the low-down on all things coconut.
For those miserable days when a cup of soup won’t do … bring on the crunchy cheesy golden scones. Yes sir!
This stuff’s addictive. There’s no cure. If you make a batch, you’ll simply have to invite neighbours around and not let them leave until the lot is eaten, otherwise you’ll eat it all yourself.
Easy when you know how – just use the right lemons!
Dried figs are honey sweet, fruity and sort of figgy tasting, and a bit gritty, but that grittiness is a good attribute as it provides texture. The skin might look like elephant hide …
There are some people who won’t make pastry because they hate getting dough under their fingernails. If that’s you, I’ve got just the tool!
Wickedly naughty is all there is to say about these brownies.
What do these creatures do? Apart from quack …
Whoa – this is a good one – apple & cranberry pie scented with a few grates of orange zest, topped with homemade pastry. Seconds guaranteed.
My kind of bread – mix it, bake it, eat it. No kneading, rising or faffing around with these babies.
Basically, a big feast of carby-goodness will always put a smile on my face.
A sprinkle of chopped toasted nuts adds more than crunch…