All posts filed under ‘Recipes

middle eastern spiced veg and buckwheat bowl

Spiced Vegetables and Buckwheat

I only recently got my driver’s licence. Just three months ago. For the last 34 years I had walked everywhere. Most people thought it was absolutely absurd, to be my age and not know how to drive. You see my mother doesn’t know how to drive so I was not raised with a car. We […]

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Apple Cinnamon Tea Cake

Last week I was told by a friend, one I don’t know all that well, that they were surprised to hear about my wild teen years and ‘troubled’ past. They had always thought I was so conservative.  Conservative! I couldn’t believe it! It’s been on my mind ever since. It is quite intriguing how other […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Ricotta + Chilli

I am the only one in the house who likes mushrooms. Today I found myself home alone for dinner, and decided to take advantage of the opportunity. I made myself something I don’t get to eat very often. I grabbed a pile of large field mushrooms from the grocer, a tiny bird’s eye chill, and a wedge of […]

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Simple Turkish Eggs

As you may already know, I tend to get a little obsessive over things. I have even had a period of egg obsession (as explained in this post) and now I am in the midst of another. Much to my dismay, kitchen time has be very limited of late – I seem to be eating […]

Barley Salad with Carrot, Fennel + Avocado

I had the privilege of attending the first Photo School workshop over the weekend. Kate Berry and Peta Mazey really know their stuff. And they taught us all how to take better photos, in the most fun and non-threatening way. They asked me if I’d like to provide lunch for all the workshop goers. I […]

Spiced Pumpkin and Pecan Muffins

Second week in a row I am posting a recipe for cakes/muffins. Apologies if it’s a bit boring – it is just what I happen to be cooking.. I was inspired this week by a combination of things. There was the lovely @inkedincolour who posted a gorgeous recipe for pumpkin cakes, they looked incredible and I was […]

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Little Lemon Poppy Seed Cakes

Just a quick post this week, whilst I settle into my new ‘full capacity’ life. I made these little cakes to pop into young Clancy’s lunchbox during the week. Our lemon tree is heaving with lemons – it’s unreal. And Clancy, who is not really a cake fan, actually loves lemon cake of all things. […]