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Bacon and Banana Cookies

On a hot British summer’s afternoon, there is nothing nicer than sitting in your back garden and browsing through recipe books; a feast for your senses, the choice of what to make is almost painful. I want to make it all. Finally the choice is made, and Dan Lepard’s lemon […]

Quinoa Salad with Lamb

Quinoa. Having yet to jump on the bandwagon for this trendy, pseudo-grain, I had only ever had a spoonful here and there as I picked at friend’s lunches and breakfasts. I had never cooked with it, but was delighted by its ease. The following recipe takes inspiration from Gordon Ramsay’s […]

Salted Buttered Popcorn Macarons

One bite of these macarons, and you’re instantly transported to a dark cinema, credits rolling… These macarons taste so incredibly much like popcorn, and popcorn tastes like the movies. Apart from adding popcorn to the top of the shells, they are just a basic French meringue macaron shell. I didn’t […]

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

We are so busy being adventurous with lunch and dinner that sometimes we forget there are gorgeous and varied yummies we can have for breakfast. These lemon ricotta pancakes make for a lovely summer breakfast and can even be made slightly bleary-eyed as they are simple and won’t make your […]

Rosemary Foccacia

Focaccia. Last seen 1995, no doubt laden with those curly, oily devils: sun-dried tomatoes. Remember how in it was?! My teenage self thought we were all so haute-cuisine with our focaccia. But then we wised up to this dry, choky, overly old-cupboard-herbed mattress of a sandwich and traded it in […]

Rainbow Chard and Mushroom Pie

Today, I discovered something full of charm and whimsy in the vegetable section of About Life in Rozelle… Rainbow Chard! What? Exactly. I had only ever known it as silverbeet, and only ever known it to be white and green. Wrong! It is also called chard and comes in rainbow […]