It’s been years now since I lived and baked in Darlinghurst, Sydney, and more than a year since I moved to New York. “Darling” really did refer to my original locale rather than the style of my baking, so the name has changed, but everything else will remain mostly the same. Continue reading
Last weekend, my friend Agatha of From The Table Top came to breakfast. I slept in. I baked bagels. We ate bagels. Head over to From The Table Top to see the beautiful proof of this and many other lovely food-based moments. Continue reading
The Grand Budapest Hotel was perfection, and Mendl’s signature “Courtesan au Chocolat” apparently divine. Now, tiny fiddly pastries aren’t really my thing. But I have recently procured a piping set. And a bunch of food colouring gels… Continue reading
Endless blue skies.
The magnificent Buena Vista Farm.
A day-long “From Scratch” workshop.
Harassing the happy animals.
Learning how to make all the simple things you never thought you could make at home.
Laughing. Making. Playing. Eating. Continue reading
Q 1: “What am I going to do with all these overripe bananas?” Q 2: “What am I going to do about breakfast next week?” Answer: Granola. Lots of protein and fibre. Not that much sugar. Easily gluten-free if you want/need it to be. Continue reading
When life gives you 15 punnets of strawberries for $7…make jam (and probably ice-cream too). Continue reading
A bit sweet, a bit savoury. Terribly simple, but very delicious. Better baked, of course … but fine as is if you’re nowhere near an oven. Continue reading
In one word: piquant. Serve with smoked cheddar cheese. You know you want to. Continue reading
Baked peaches. Cinnamon pound cake. Spiced rum and vanilla Galliano. Vanilla custard. Port wine jelly. Whipped cream. Flaked almonds. Glacé cherries. Almost — but not quite — traditional. Enjoy responsibly! Continue reading
All fruit and no Copha. Continue reading