Spud Sunday: Potato Dipping

The unexpected discovery of some romanesco cauliflower in the garden lead to the also very pleasant discovery of this recipe for Skordalia, a Greek potato and almond dip with a healthy garlic kick…

The Taste Of Christmas Past

Christmas as a kid meant gifts of almond and honey laden turrĂ³n from Spain. That memory inspired this recipe for festive almond, honey and orange shortbread, chocolate-dipped ‘n’ all…

Going Nuts At Christmas

Nut roast gets a bad rap, a seemingly poor vegetarian substitute for the meats on special occasions, but it doesn’t have to be so. This cheese and nut loaf is rich, meaty and tremendously satisfying…

Sweet Rosemary

Rosemary was one of the first herbs I got to know, but for years, I only associated it with savoury uses. Lately, though, I have begun to appreciate its use in sweet dishes, like these rosemary cashews and rosemary sugar.

A Tale Of Two Tassies

Walnut tassies, glorious mini-pies based on a recipe from Gourmet magazine, and that get a gluten-free makeover here.

A Bunch of Flours

My baking cupboard is full to bursting with flours, and quite a few of the new additions anticipate my launch onto the gluten-free baking scene. These rice cookies from the Cornucopia book were my first gluten-free baking effort and not a bad one at that.