Brioche bread

This month, the Bimby (in Italy, this is the name for the Thermomix by Vorwerk)  I ordered before Christmas finally arrived. I’ve been making up for lost time since its eagerly anticipated arrival and have…

2015-03-23

Artichokes

I’ve always found that March is a transitional month at the market. There’s not much left in terms of fruit (at least if you  try to stick to local produce) and winter veggies such as…

2015-03-16

Chocolate chip cookies

A typical Italian breakfast differs greatly from the average Australian one. Back home, I’d have yoghurt, cereal, or something savoury (a big favourite of mine is toast with eggs, peanut butter or avocado!). Here in…

2015-02-24

Muesli (and the learning curve that is food photography)…

Yesterday, I made some muesli, something I started doing last year after my mum showed me how easy it is. It was a lovely sunny day too so I seized the opportunity to practice taking…

2015-02-19

Yoghurt

About two years ago, I was in the midst of spring cleaning. I was complaining to my husband that I kept finding things that he had thought were lost forever. In fact, they had not…

2015-02-16

Roti bread

I was making pumpkin soup for dinner one evening over a year ago. While I was seasoning the soup, I realised there was no bread in the flat. I remember thinking that it would be…

Finding the motivation to write again

Nothing prepares a first-time pregnant woman for the reality of becoming a mum. I honestly found that all the information in books I read and all the advice I received did not really sink in…

2015-02-04