Fruit

Nectarine and Macadamia Tart

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I love summer fruits and nectarines and macadamias make good friends. Based on a frangipane tart, macadamias in the pastry and the filling take it […]

Semi-dried plum tart with chestnut crumble

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Semi-dried plum tart with chestnut crumble

 

Girard Ramsay from Mt Lofty House Hotel in the Adelaide Hills told me about these beautiful local semi-dried plums, so […]

Steamed banana and ginger pudding with coffee ginger glaze and bruleed bananas

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Using fresh ginger rather than ground ginger powder gives this pudding a modern edge. If your ginger is a little fibrous it is best to […]

Strawberry Tart

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The real secret to this tart is really good butter puff pastry. There are a couple of commercial brands on the market, or you can […]

Easy Pulled Pork with Apple and Brussel Sprout Slaw

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Serves 4

Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 1 hour

1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 teaspoon dried red chilli flakes
1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
½ teaspoon […]

Chocolate sponge kisses with rose and raspberry filling

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I love the combination of the rose and raspberry in the filling to make a modern and elegant sweet treat for a high tea.

Makes 35 […]

Pear & Verjuice Syrup Cake

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The olive oil in this cake made it deliciously moist, which I cooked in the groves at Abilene Grove.

Serves 12
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 1 hour

2 large […]

Pink Lady apple and coconut cake

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The Pink Lady apple schnapps from Wild Brumby Schnapps distillery was so delicious I simply had to cook up this lovely cake to […]

Buttermilk pancakes with bacon, apples and whipped maple butter

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I cooked this plate of decadence on Mornings on Channel 9 on 30 May 2013 in the Battle of the Chefs against Tom Kime and won!

Makes 6 […]