Recipes


Vanilla Essence Is Over-rated

  It’s been several years since I diversified from using vanilla essence in my baking. In fact, it is so few and far between that I have not missed it in my pantry. Vanilla essence is over-rated. This may come as a shock to many bakers who can’t do without vanilla […]


Sandpaper Figs Green Curry

I have been inspired by Aussie Bush Tucker lately since I have so many growing wild on my property. One such delight is Sandpaper Figs. They are smaller than normal figs and most people find them bland to eat on its own. When it’s very ripe it does have a […]


Aioli With Garlic Fermented In Raw Honey

Aioli With Garlic Fermented In Raw Honey Towards the end of 2015, I received a parcel from a French lady, who lives in a small village at the border of Switzerland. Inside the parcel, I found an assortment of French tokens from regional wine to chocolate coated biscuits. The biscuits […]


Potato Chocolate Cake

Potato Chocolate Cake Try baking a potato chocolate cake for that velvet smooth texture. I’m eating spoonfuls of it now as I type this and so exciting to bite into whole cherries soaked in raw honey and home-made wine generously added to this cake. Take a good look at mashed […]