Luscious Vanilla Mascarpone Icecream

Luscious Vanilla Mascarpone Icecream

With summer fast approaching here in Australia, we all starting thinking of ways to cool down. A refreshing, not-too-sweet icecream is just the thing. This Vanilla Mascarpone Icecream is perfectly flavoured with just enough sweetness and a beautiful fragrance of...
Lebkuchen – A Baker’s Odyssey Challenge #58

Lebkuchen – A Baker’s Odyssey Challenge #58

Lebkuchen is a spicy German cookie synonymous with Christmas. Soft in the centre and slightly crunchy on the edges, fragrant with spices and sticky molasses. What this cookies lack in looks it makes up for in flavour and like all good things, improves with age!...
Krumkake – A Baker’s Odyssey Challenge #57

Krumkake – A Baker’s Odyssey Challenge #57

This week as we race towards Christmas day I find that I’m baking lots of recipes from this wonderful cookbook by Greg Patent. In Montana where Greg lives, the snow is softly falling and the vista is picture perfect. Quite unlike the view outside my window here...
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 ┬ásugar cane waiting in the fields to be harvested is crisp and brown from the heat. This morning the first...