Category Archives: Picnic

Egg, Leek And Bacon Pie

I love a picnic and this recipe for Egg, Leek and Bacon Pie is the perfect picnic pie.  It is from Belinda Jeffery’s book ‘Mix And Bake’ and I have made it a few times and love it.  This is … Continue reading

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Apricot Chocolate Chip Cake

I first ate this cake a few years ago in a meeting for our schools edible garden.  Grace, our lovely tuck-shop and edible garden coordinator, had made this cake for morning tea and it was beautiful.  Very moist and flecked … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

When Elliott was born my mum showered me in food.  It was the best couple of weeks despite being in hospital for just under a week.  Joel would deliver a basket of goodies from my mum every night – freshly … Continue reading

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Caramelised Onion And Blue Cheese Tart

One of my favourite things to cook are tarts and pies.  Anything with pastry.  I think it is one of the most rewarding things to make.  It takes a bit of time and a bit of organising but the end … Continue reading

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Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls

Next time you are asked to ‘bring a plate’ then give these a go.  Fresh, flavoursome and healthy finger food.  You can make the rolls up to a day ahead and cover with a damp tea towel and some cling … Continue reading

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Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

I have a few standard salads (beside the typical green salad) I like to make for big get togethers and BBQs.  A pasta salad, a pumpkin salad, a potato salad and a couscous salad.  I don’t have a strict recipe … Continue reading

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Peach Streusel Cake

It has been awhile since I sat down for a cup of tea and a slice of cake with a big dollop of cream.  Earlier this week I did just that with a friend and it was so lovely.  We … Continue reading

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Potato, Chorizo And Feta Frittata

I had Matilda helping me in the kitchen last night for dinner so as far as she is concerned she made this masterpiece. And it was so good she had seconds. All the kids loved it, except Essie who is … Continue reading

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