The joy of baking: Rhubarb & Rosewater Purée

In the latest Australian Women’s Weekly issue (New Zealand edition (November 2015)), Nigella speaks about the therapy of baking.  I don’t often buy the AWW as I have to limit my magazine purchases in order to keep to my assigned budget but occasionally something on the cover calls out to me.  Most often it is a kiwi food writer or chef and I always buy the December issue because I LOVE the recipes.  In my experience, AWW recipes are very good and so they should be, triple tested and all.  I triple test my own recipes because I want them to be as “good” and fail-safe (and because the piglets in my house eat all the baking as I’ve forgotten I need to take photo’s.  I still haven’t posted my Apple Caramel Slice recipe because as soon as I make it, it is demolished).
Rhubarb & Rosewater Purée

Continue reading

Savour – Spring eating

Lamb & Couscous Salad with Tzatziki

Lamb & Couscous Salad with Tzatziki
I know the first thing you are going to say to me – where is the apple in this recipe?There is no apple in this recipe.  I suppose I could sneak some in somewhere …. but apple for the sake of apple even if it doesn’t go?  Hmmm, perhaps not.

Continue reading