Category: Recipe

French Macaron Recipe

I’ve never actually seen, or even tasted a macaroon, but after reading post after post about these beautiful delicacies by many food bloggers I held them in the highest regard as one of the most delightful yet difficult petit fours in the dessert world. Because of the the …

Useful Tips and Advice to Making Macarons

This afternoon was an interesting one. Anyone who passed by our house could have been forgiven for thinking that there was some kind of domestic disturbance, with all the crashing, swearing, cries of anguish and general air of despair. You see, I had 4 egg whites left over …

Easy and Simple Pumpkin Soup Recipe

What do you make when you’re tired, cold, and just want an easy meal because the thought of the effort required to chew very solid food just hurts your brain? Why, pumpkin soup, of course! Or, in my case, pumpkin and kumara (or sweet potato) soup 😀 Pumpkin …

Sable Cookie Recipe

After reading Jen’s post about making chocolate-filled sable biscuits recipe, I decided to give them a try myself as I’m also quite a fan of Shannon Bennett’s book “My Vue”. Similar to a shortbread cookies, these sable cookies have an almost ’sandy’ texture upon the first bite, but …

Brussel Sprouts Recipe

Everyone knows that brussels sprouts recipe aren’t exactly the most loved vegetable in the world. In fact, I’m fairly sure that most people have, at one stage or another (and usually during childhood) held some degree of loathing for these tightly furled little dark green bundles. I myself …

45 Minutes Cinnamon Cake Recipe

One of my favourite cakes in my repetoire is a cinnamon teacake recipe which takes a total of about 45 minutes from start to finish, and is the perfect accompaniment to a good cup of coffee or tea. The cake itself is very simply flavoured, but the cinnamon …

Quick and Very Easy Chicken Recipe

So, what do you do when the pantry is almost empty and you’re tummy is grumbling to be fed now? Why, grab what you have and go go go! It’s extremely simple, but not rich and quite a nice lunch with a lovely side salad and some of …

Mom’s Fruity Salad Dressing Recipe

This salad dressing recipe has been in my mother’s repetoire for many years, and comes from a little clipping from a Korean magazine that she got whilst we were living there years ago. It’s highly unusual in that it’s a little bit like mayonaise in it’s consistancy and …

Jamie’s Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Though I’d never actually tried beef stroganoff recipe before, I’d always had a mental association of it with winter and comfort foods, the creaminess of the sauce teemed with flavoursome beef and mushrooms seemed ideal for cold winter days. So, when I bought this month’s edition of the …