2 sleeps until Spring, and I’m gradually waking from this winter hibernation.. what better way to celebrate but with more cake? In the wise words of my husband who had just finished a shift, “cake is definitely better than being at work”… I concur, and I’m going to take that as somewhat of a complement. […]Read more "The Weekend Bake: Apple Pie Cake"
Dense and moist. This is how I would describe my ideal cake. Sure, those fancy light & fluffy numbers are quite lovely sometimes, but give me a nice solid slice of delicious any day. I found the original recipe for this one on Goodfood.com.au – inspiration courtesy of Neil Perry – and with a few slight adjustments have […]Read more "The Weekend Bake: Spiced Date & Pecan Cake"
Oranges. So many oranges. Over a month has passed since our gin-tastic birthday gathering, and we still have leftover citrus. On the hunt to use up the rest, I came across this recipe in my SBS Food Safari cookbook (yes, a real life paper and ink cookbook! It’s so rare these days I don’t pick […]Read more "The Weekend Bake: Flourless Orange & Almond Cake"
The ultimate mid-week comfort food – warming, filling and incredibly easy to put together – this rice porridge is one of my new favourite meals for a light, low-cal lunch or dinner on a fasting day. You can add a number of different flavours into the basic dish, so I encourage everyone to experiment – try poached […]Read more "Midweek Health-Kick: Rice Porridge (my version of congee)"
Have you ever over-catered? Specifically, have you ever bought double the amount of pork that you needed for a dinner party, to be left with a truly intimidating amount of it at the end of the night? This happened to me recently when Mr. AllTheFood and I had a get together at our house for our respective […]Read more "Sunday Dinner (kind of): Things to do with leftover pork roast"
This would have to be one of my all time favourite slow-roast recipes, and it’s absolutely perfect for winter in a cold house – having the oven on for 12 hours certainly takes the edge off. I first saw this recipe after Shane Delia’s show started on SBS; and was inspired by the recipe from […]Read more "Sunday Dinner: 12 Hour Lamb"
Easter has been and gone this year, but something I can keep going back to all through the year are these muffins. I got the recipe from another blog I follow and can highly recommend – Well Nourished – this recipe being a healthier alternative to store-bought hot cross buns. All the right flavours are there – […]Read more "The Weekend Bake: Spiced Fruit Muffins"