Blood orange + kumquat marmalade.

You know what’s a scam? Jam. Specifically, jam prices. This recipe yields a LOT and costs very little. It’s also very easy. Totally not a scam. Continue reading

Date + Coffee Hot Cross Buns.

The first batch of HCB for 2014. Inspired by sudden rain and a Southerly change, late on a mid-March Sunday morning. The sun is bright but the air is cooler. The mornings are beginning to smell like Easter. It’s a time for earthy spices, treacly dates and soft, steaming-hot baked goods. Continue reading

White chocolate, lemon and blueberry lamingtons.

The lamingtons of my childhood were often the size of a Rubik’s cube… and drier than the Australian outback. These bright, sweet gems are about a quarter of the size, and the sponge alone is something magic. Add white chocolate, blueberry jam and lemon curd and you’re subverting tradition in the most delicious way. Continue reading