Chinese Pickled Red Cabbage with Ginger is fantastic, quick to make and lasts for months. It’s really crunchy, with a zingy sweet and sour flavour, strewn with flecks of red chilli and matchsticks of fresh ginger. It’s a winner! We love to serve this with Chinese Crispy Pork Belly slices on bao buns smeared with hoisin sauce.
Strawberry and Vanilla Jam
Strawberry and vanilla jam is a great combination. Our friend Cam visited recently, and brought 4 big punnets of strawberries for us and we didn’t have to think twice about what we would make with them. Right now strawberries are in season and it’s time to make strawberry jam which we love on toasted sourdough […]
Easy Homemade Passionfruit Curd
Easy homemade passionfruit curd is tropical sunshine and super easy to make. It’s an exotic fruit with a tangy taste and heady fragrance. Homemade passionfruit curd is one of life’s pleasures. A few simple ingredients form a delicious, sweet and tangy tropical flavour that is deliciously creamy and amazingly versatile. We grew up growing passionfruit […]
Easy Bread and Butter Cucumber Pickle
Growing up there was always easy bread and butter pickle in the kitchen ready for quick cheese and bread and butter pickle sandwich or corned beef and bread and butter pickles. Such an old fashioned recipe that is as popular today as it was decades ago. Our Mum was known far and wide for her […]
Preserved lemons, are lemons on steroids! Their unique pickled taste and silken texture cannot be duplicated with fresh lemons. We love summer for the bounty of fruit & vegetables from the garden, at the moment the lemon tree is in full fruit and we thought it was a perfect opportunity to put down some […]