Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

, ,

Zucchini flowers have become much more readily available, and they are delicious stuffed. I am always a little disappointed when thy are simply battered and […]

Hidden Onion and Cheese Quesadilla

Makes 1

Prep time 10 minutes

Cook time 25 minutes


2 slices bacon

1 ½  tablespoons (30ml) extra virgin olive oil

1 medium brown onion, thinly sliced

Salt and freshly ground […]

Twice-baked cheese and truffle soufflé

, ,


This was my contribution to a 5 course truffle degustation dinner at the Truffle and Gum Boot dinner at Borodell on the Mount in Orange.


Serves […]

Rustic goats cheese tart with pinot eschallots and walnuts


Serves 6
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 90 minutes

1 head garlic
1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil
15 medium (500g) eschallots, peeled and halved
5 sprigs thyme
1 cup (250ml) pinot noir
200g mature […]

Chocolate sponge kisses with rose and raspberry filling

, , , ,

I love the combination of the rose and raspberry in the filling to make a modern and elegant sweet treat for a high tea.

Makes 35 […]

Upside down salted caramel cheesecake with macadamia pretzel praline

, , ,

Serves 4
Cooking 30 minutes

½ cup (125ml) cream
180g cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste

Salted caramel sauce
60g butter
½ cup light muscovado or brown sugar
½ […]

Goats cheese in prosciutto


Makes 36 canapes

Goats cheese has wonderful flavours and here can be used hot or cold. It makes a sublime match with Sauvignon Blanc.

120g firm goats […]