home made ‘nutella’ (choc-hazelnut spread)


One of the things I'm most interested to explore when I'm visiting rural areas is the local produce. Lately I stayed in Orange (in South-Western NSW) and learnt that Orange/Bathurst is Australia's main hazelnut production region. So whilst at the [...]

home made ‘nutella’ (choc-hazelnut spread)2019-05-19T04:57:10+00:00

ginger & leatherwood honey cookies


My friend La and I recently spent the weekend in the Central-West NSW rural town of Orange, to escape the city, pick some cherries, eat good food, taste some wine, and just have a bit of a break in this [...]

ginger & leatherwood honey cookies2019-05-19T04:57:10+00:00

ajvar – roast capsicum relish


I'm a pretty big fan of condiments. Having a bit of a restricted diet means I need to be creative with making healthy food packed with flavour. This classic Serbian dish (pronounced 'ay-va') is known as 'Serbian vegetable caviar'. I've [...]

ajvar – roast capsicum relish2019-05-19T04:57:10+00:00

quick & easy (no-whisk) mayor


The formula for making mayonnaise sounds quite easy: "slowly beat oil into egg until an emulsion forms...", until you get to the desired outcome: "...where the oil molecules are uniformly dispersed in the egg and suspend there". Hmmm. I've tried [...]

quick & easy (no-whisk) mayor2019-05-19T04:57:11+00:00