Recipes
9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes

9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes

  9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes A selection of sweet and treat ideas for your next morning tea.   The ritual of morning tea is very Australian. My first introduction to this meal time was at primary school, and along with afternoon tea it’s something I still very much enjoy (any excuse to have a treat!). Whether...
Eggplant Cannelloni Recipe

Eggplant Cannelloni Recipe

  Eggplant Cannelloni by Toni Curcio Serves 4-6 people   This delicious dish comes straight out of my Mum’s recipe repertoire. It is a simple Italian vegetarian dish that uses eggplants instead of traditional cannelloni pasta shells filled with ricotta and spinach. She also tops them with passata sauce. We often eat Mum’s Eggplant Cannelloni as a main...
Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Hot Cross Bun Recipe

  This is a wonderfully simple hot cross bun recipe adapted from the classic Australian home economics cookbook, Cookery the Australian Way. For lovers of hot cross buns without thick peel and too much fruit, this recipe is for you. I thought about adding chocolate chips instead of sultanas, but I felt it would overcomplicate the flavours....
Coconut Recipes

Coconut Recipes

Coconuts, coconuts, coconuts. Coconuts have long been an un-coincidental theme in both my diet and my recipes for many years. In fact the majority of the sweets I bake seem to almost always contain coconut. If you’re a coco-phile too, I’ve rounded up all the recipes on DC that feature coconuts. Stay tuned for more...
Coconut Banana Bread Recipe

Coconut Banana Bread Recipe

COCONUT BANANA BREAD RECIPE My first memories of banana bread take me back to the tuck shop at school. Pre-packaged into individual slices these brown, peppery looking rectangles sat upright in a neat row. They were ok but a little processed so I wasn’t a repeat buyer. Much later on however, banana bread became much...
Strawberry Coconut Pancakes

Strawberry Coconut Pancakes

STRAWBERRY COCONUT PANCAKES Serves 2 people (makes five to six medium sized pancakes)   1 cup rye flour 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 3/4 cup chopped strawberries 3/4 cup rice milk 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1 tbsp ground cardamom and fine caster sugar mixed together (1/2...
Easy Everyday Bread Recipe

Easy Everyday Bread Recipe

  Slightly crunchy crust on the outside, soft on the inside. It sounds so basic, but when done right a good loaf of bread is honestly one of life’s simplest pleasures – even more if you’ve made the loaf of bread yourself. Living in Thailand, we are absolutely spoilt for good food, except for bread (and...
Cakes

Cakes

  Cakes are usually made for special occasions, the way I see it though they can be the cause for a celebration. This is our collection of cake recipes on the site so far. Some are quick melt and mix cakes, while others involve a little bit more time and effort for something special. Whether...
Gâteaux de Patate Douce (Sweet Potato Cake) by Tessa Kiros

Gâteaux de Patate Douce (Sweet Potato Cake) by Tessa Kiros

Sweet Potato Cake – image by Manos Chatzikonstantis   This is another beautiful recipe shared with us by Tessa Kiros in her Foodie Profile Q&A with us here. It features in her most recent cookbook release, Provence to Pondicherry.  Have you made Tessa’s Gâteaux de Patate Douce (Sweet Potato Cake) recipe? Tell us about it in the comments.  ...
Prawns with Feta by Tessa Kiros

Prawns with Feta by Tessa Kiros

Prawns with Feta – image by Manos Chatzikonstantis Photography   This recipe for Prawns with Feta, is one of Tessa Kiros’ favourites, which she shared with us in her Foodie Profile Q&A with us here. It features in her 2004 cookbook, Falling Cloudberries. Have you made this recipe? Tell us about it in the comments.   PRAWNS WITH...
Foodie Profile #31 - Valli Little

Foodie Profile #31 – Valli Little

Valli Little – image credit, Damian Bennett   In our latest Foodie Profile we chat to Australian food luminary, Valli Little. She’s the Contributing Editor at delicious. magazine, a cookbook author, food and travel writer and recipe developer. JC x   1. Valli, if you could choose to do one element of your job and nothing...
Chocolate Coconut Cake Recipe

Chocolate Coconut Cake Recipe

Chocolate Coconut Cake Makes 6-10 servings   A good chocolate cake is a must for even the most occasional baker. It is a classic comfort cake and in my pursuit for a go-to version, I conducted more than your fair share of chocolate cake trials. During one of these trials I realised I had run out of...