Kitchen Reality, Broccoli and Neil Perry.

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
The sad part about returning home after a long journey is the absence of decent ‘hired help’. Where’s the menu? Who will make my bed? Reality is slowly…

Braised Peas

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
This month we are cooking from Neil Perry’s The Food I Love and I have to be honest and admit that I’ve owned this book…

Italian style zucchini and parmesan cheese soup

Our very first contribution of the month with a warming and luscious soup recipe that is sure to please the adults and kids at the table. Enjoy, Leah

The Value Of Mise En Place

In what seems a life time ago, I spent almost a decade working in kitchens, starting my working life helping out my mum in her catering business, before moving on to work in… Continue reading

Give us this day our daily bread… The Elizabeth David round up

Who will be baking their own bread on a more regular basis now after this month’s cookbook guru? I think we should be super impressed with what we’ve created this month from Elizabeth… Continue reading

The Cookbook Guru for July: Neil Perry’s The Food I Love

Neil Perry is an icon in the Australian food scene. In an era when chefs worked in kitchens, not in front of TV camera’s he was possibly one of the first I am familiar with to… Continue reading

Tips For Rising Bread In Cooler Temperatures

As we embarked on this month’s book of English Bread and Yeast Cookery by Elizabeth David the weather took a cooler turn here in Australia.  Great from the perspective that we would embrace… Continue reading

Cornish Saffron Cake

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
I’m not ashamed to admit that I have an in depth love affair with saffron.  I love the golden colour that it imparts into the…

No Knead Irish Soda Bread

We have a wonderful contribution of one of my favourite breads from our newest member, Tania at The Cook’s Pajamas, with a no knead Irish Soda Bread.  Make sure you check out her… Continue reading

Let’s Call it a Fruit Loaf.

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
I’m a sucker for a good fruit bread. On our recent travels down the south coast of NSW we stopped for a coffee and something…

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