Today, I'm bending the 'seasonal produce' rule.. but all for a good reason. Grapefruit and rhubarb grow in different seasons, but are amazingly delicious when paired together. Admittedly, when we did my first taste test, we were somewhat impressed by the combination of flavours. But once we dolloped a spoonful onto some buttered toast, we were … Continue reading Rhubarb, Strawberry & Grapefruit Conserve
Using natural sugars from maple and coconut, coupled with seasonal fruits (granny smith apples and navel oranges) has allowed us to create a yummy treat without the guilt factor. Maple syrup contains nutrients to include calcium, iron, zinc, potassium and manganese. When shopping for maple syrup, aim to buy real maple syrup, and avoid the maple "flavoured" … Continue reading Flourless Orange, Maple and Chia Tea Cakes
Victorian pears are in season! Yay! With cooler weather fast approaching, 'tis the time of year when we our bodies start yearning for comfort foods. But before you rip out your pile of recipes for gluttonous desserts, give these poached pears a try. Utterly delicious, yet kind to the waistline... you will love them. So … Continue reading Poached Pears with Grand Marnier
Given that we are getting into the full swing of Autumn (in Melbourne) let's talk a little about Kale. Your local supermarket will generally stock three types of kale, green curly kale, red curly kale and the flatter-leaved Tuscan kale.But if you're feeling a little more adventurous, then you can head down to your local nursery … Continue reading Wilted Kale, Gorgonzola, Pine Nut & Currant Salad
Tangy amarena cherries on Italy's favorite biscotti.