Rustic Ricotta Zucchini Galette

A galette is a term used in French cuisine to describe a flat round or freeform rustic cake made of pastry dough or bread. This is a great recipe if you have left over vegetables!      Prep time 40mins       Cook time 40mins   FOR THE PASTRY 2 cups plain flour 1 1/ 2 teaspoon salt 200g chilled unsalted butter, cubed […]

Persian love cake

ABC NSW radio segment A few weeks ago, ABC Online’s chief political writer Annabel Crabb, created quite a flurry when she mentioned a Persian Love Cake – “I am telling you, the persian love cake is the nightingale of cakes.  Looks drab, but close your eyes and it’s heaven.” What a tease! What is Persian […]

Green tomato & walnut cake

Green tomato & walnut cake A delicious but simple cake using green tomatoes which are simply picked while still firm and under ripe.  Even if they have developed a slight pink tinge they can still be used as a green tomato but once they really start to colour red it’s best to use them in other recipes. Makes […]

How to use up all those tomatoes

Storing tomatoes Fully ripe tomatoes can be refrigerated but are best kept at room temperature. Tomatoes stored in the refrigerator tend to lose flavour but will still be edible. Ripe tomatoes Salads, especially using different varieties and colours. Try tossing tomato wedges with canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed, black olives, capers and fresh basil, […]

Easy Chocolate Cake

Not only easy but versatile with novelty cooking & serving suggestions!

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