In my Kitchen

In my Kitchen

In my kitchen in February it was hot and not a lot of baking was happening. The kitchen was filled with plenty of fresh fruit and cooling salads. This summer has proven to be good growing weather. By that I mean, heavy showers followed by sun but it also equates to...
In my Kitchen this month

In my Kitchen this month

Summer has arrived with vengeance here in North Queensland! It’s hot and dry and we longingly wait for the monsoons and the tropical rains. The last of the  sugar cane waiting in the fields to be harvested is crisp and brown from the heat. This morning the first...
In My Kitchen – November 2016

In My Kitchen – November 2016

  This is my second edition of In My Kitchen which is hosted by Liz of Bizzy Lizzy Good Things. If you want to participate just post before the 10th of each month and send your link to Liz. This month I made a mammoth Apple Strudel! It was huge – I call it...
In My Kitchen October 2016

In My Kitchen October 2016

I am linking this in to the monthly In My Kitchen event hosted by Lizzy of Bizzy Lizzy’s Good Things. Here in North Queensland we are in the second month of Spring. The humidity is rising and summer is approaching quickly. A north Queensland kitchen at this time...
Making Mozzarella Cheese

Making Mozzarella Cheese

Some time ago I spotted a cheese making kit at my local deli. Already having prepared ricotta using Mrs G’s method, I was ready to move on in my cheese making endeavours but not ready to do it on my own. This kit was perfect. The Begininners’ Italian...
It’s the School Fete

It’s the School Fete

I’ve been busy! Really busy! It’s school fete time again. It seems to come around so quickly. Now, if you have been reading Marcellina in Cucina for some time you will know that in October 2009 my son’s school prepared and sold over 1500 cannoli as a...