Cumquat Almond Cake

Cumquat Almond Cake

Cumquat Almond Cake This marvellous Moorish/moreish cake, a version of the better known Orange Almond Cake, is so moist it can also be served as a pudding with thickened cream. I sometimes slather the top with melted dark “Lindt Orange Intense” chocolate...
Chocolate Jaffa Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Jaffa Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Jaffa Hot Cross Buns Hot Cross Buns are traditionally made on Good Friday, though I often see them nowadays at the supermarket early in the new year. Also breaking with tradition are these Chocolate Jaffa Hot Cross Buns, inspired by a Jamie Oliver recipe....
Savoury Baked Ricotta

Savoury Baked Ricotta

Savoury Baked Ricotta Here’s a fabulous savoury baked ricotta to take with you on a Covid picnic during the week. It’s a goodie for a light lunch, supper or picnic, accompanied by a garden salad.  It also makes good cocktail party fare, served with crusty...
Blowaway Sponge

Blowaway Sponge

Blowaway Sponge Rustle up this light-as-a-feather sponge cake tomorrow for Dad for Father’s Day tomorrow. The pulp of a few passionfruit mixed with the strawberries will add tang and deliciousness. The recipe is from my Seasonal Entertaining book (Harper...
Sugarfree Hot Cross Buns

Sugarfree Hot Cross Buns

Sugarfree Hot Cross Buns Looking for some sugar-free inspiration for Easter this year? These Hot X Buns are made with Lokanto Monkfruit Classic Sweetener, an artificial sweetener which you’ll find on supermarket shelves. View Instructions InroductionAbout this...
Farmhouse Rhubarb Cake

Farmhouse Rhubarb Cake

Farmhouse Rhubarb Cake Here’s a moist easy-to-make cake which my sister Justy often whips up for guests at Bend of the River. The beauty of it is that you can substitute apples, pears, pineapple or other fruits for the rhubarb and it will still be a winner. View...