Month: August 2016

  • Basque burnt cheesecake

    Basque burnt cheesecake

    If you are someone for whom the smoke alarm tolls when you are active in the kitchen, this is the recipe for you! This cake is actually¬†meant to be burnt – admittedly there are layers of burnt and charcoal is not where you want this to end up. However, shades of hazel, cocoa, cinnamon to […]

  • Coconut, pumpkin, spinach and lentil soup

    Coconut, pumpkin, spinach and lentil soup

    After spending 3 days cooped up in a hotel at a work conference, eating very average buffet food and subsisting in rooms without fresh air or natural light I could not think of anything better than a big bowl of vegetable soup for dinner when I got home. This recipe is a combination of others […]

  • Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

    Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

    I was googling for an easy spinach and ricotta recipe and for some reason was pretty difficult… all the recipes I came across had too many ingredients or too many steps for a school night so I made this up instead. It turned out really well! You can’t go wrong with an all in one […]

  • Chocolate banana cake

    Chocolate banana cake

    For some reason I always end up with a sizeable supply of peeled banana soldiers in ziplock bags waiting patiently to be called into service. During the summer months this isn’t a problem as one of my favourite quick breakfasts is a frozen banana smoothie with the optional additions of oats/chia seeds and milo/frozen berries. […]

  • Breakfast in someone’s garage at Two Chaps

    Breakfast in someone’s garage at Two Chaps

    At least that’s what it felt like… we drove down a street lined with orange brick warehouses and reverse parked against a wall padded with a cushion of grass and weeds. I’m super good (most of the time) at reverse parking courtesy of Sydney. Driving anywhere is a challenge and finding a park can be […]