Easy Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

This is a great traditional Christmas pudding recipe, and is quite quick and easy to make (although steaming the Christmas pudding will take some time), with no fiddly steps involved. It has been adapted from Stephanie Alexander’s grandmother’s (Emily Bell) recipe, and is absolutely delicious. I find that the fruit content is just right, and […]

Easy Pecan Pie Recipe – A Perfect Way to Finish Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is not traditionally celebrated in Australia, however we certainly enjoy this simple desert. A crisp pie base with a delicious sweet and nutty pecan filling… just makes you want to celebrate! This recipe doesn’t contain any corn or glucose syrups, as I find these make the finished pie too sweet and overpowering. Pecan Pie […]

Spooky Halloween Cookies (Biscuits) Recipe

With halloween just around the corner, what better excuse than to involve the kids in making some fun halloween cookies using this great recipe. The cookie base recipe is not too sweet, but quite shortbread-y, making it a perfect match for the icing. Get pumpkin, witch and ghost cookie cutters from your local craft shop […]

Mediterranean Style Whole Baked Snapper Recipe

This is quite quick to whip up and makes a very impressive (yet very easy) table centre piece for a dinner party. I made this for lunch on Fathers Day recently, and everyone said it was delicious! Mediterranean Style Whole Baked Snapper Recipe Ingredients 1 x 2kg whole fresh snapper, gutted, cleaned and scaled (your […]

Quick & Easy Orange Cupcake Recipe

This has got to be the quickest, easiest cupcake recipe ever! Use a food processor or large blender and you can literally have these cupcakes in the oven in 5 minutes, perfect if you want to play the domestic god/goddess, without the hassle. I have made these cupcakes for birthdays, baby showers and Easter celebrations […]

Simple and Authentic French Beef (Boeuf) Bourguignon Recipe

Celebrate Bastille Day (14 July), the French national holiday, with this authentic French dish. Enjoy with a lovely French red, some good crusty bread, a light salad and good friends for a wonderful dinner. Beef Bourguignon Recipe Ingredients 1kg chuck steak, cut into 3-4cm dice Olive oil 1 large brown onion, diced 1 carrot, peeled […]

Simple, Easy Chocolate Rocky Road Recipe (Perfect for Mother’s Day)

With Mother’s Day fast approaching (the second Sunday of May in most countries), now is the time to make a personalised gift. Chocolate Rocky Road is delicious, simple and cheap to make and looks stunning; the perfect recipe for all the Dads out there to give their kids a hand to make this delicious treat […]

Easter Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Hot cross buns are a favourite in our house at Easter. They are traditionally served on Good Friday, although these days, they are eaten for weeks either side of the Easter holidays. This simple recipe is perfect to do with the kids to celebrate Easter, and are delicious served warm out of the oven or […]

Easy Molten Chocolate Pudding Recipe

The way to a man’s (or woman’s) heart is most definitely through their stomach, particularly if they love chocolate! I have decided to post this recipe for all of you cooking for the one you love on Valentines Day, giving you a chance to show off your cooking. You can even use heart shaped cupcake […]

Traditional Boiled Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

This is probably better late than never (given that it is January and Christmas was less than a month ago), but it really is a beautiful recipe, well worth a try! My mum has been making this each and every Christmas (and other times during the year when we can persuade her) since before I […]