Category: Recipes

Recipe: Five-spice Gingernuts

I made this recipe up because the recipe I had for five-spice ginger biscuits required overnight standing and I wanted biscuits *now*.  So I got a gingernut recipe from the Women’s Weekly and played havoc with it, and the results…

Recipe: Baked Cauliflower

This is a very simple recipe, from a book called Reds, Whites, and Greens, by Faith Willunger.  As you might have gathered from the title, it’s a book of Italian things to do with vegetables.  I’m yet to find a…

Recipe: Beetroot Gnocchi

Back before I started obsessing over sourdough, I reviewed Apples for Jam by Tessa Kiros.  I’ve been wondering which recipe to choose from her book to share with you as an example of her work.  Should I pick the gorgeous…

Recipe: Flavoured Butters

You all knew, didn’t you, that once I had seen Not Quite Nigella’s post on buttermaking, it would only be a matter of time before I had to start fiddling with it?  In fact, by the time I got up…

Recipe: Pasta Carbonara, my way

My father’s family is from the Basilicata region of Italy, and even after moving to Australia, my Nonna and Nonno would make their own sausage every year.  I think one of my great-uncles kept pigs, or maybe just one pig…