home cooking


Tony’s mango chutney

My husband Tony does not cook.  He says he doesn’t want to cook.   Tony is happy to let me prepare all our meals; he cleans and washes up afterwards. It’s a good arrangement. It keeps us both happy. However, it is … Read More

Almond Bread (Biscotti)

Almond Bread is one of my favourite Christmas sweets. I have been making it for years, to give to friends and family as a special Christmas treat. The notation on my Almond Bread gift cards reads:“Serve just one slice with … Read More

Christmas cake Aussie-style

A Christmas cake has always been an essential part of my family’s Christmas fare. The cake is usually prepared and baked 4-5 weeks before Christmas and stored in an air-tight container in a cool dry place until its grand appearance … Read More

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