Baking

Deep-fried Ricotta Balls

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Deep-fried Ricotta Balls

Deep-fried ricotta balls make a lovely nibble before an Italian meal. This recipe was developed in celebration of Lyndey’s hosted Culinary Tours […]

Ricotta Torte

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Ricotta Torte

This Ricotta Torte is a recipe I developed in celebration of my ongoing hosted tours to Puglia and Basilicata.

Serves: 12+
Preparation time: 30 minutes […]

Healthy Banana Muffins

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Healthy Banana Muffins

It’s better to make a small batch of these healthy banana muffins as, being low in fat and no added sugar, they are […]

Soda Bread

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Soda Bread

In Ireland soda bread is traditionally made with whole meal flour, though the soda also helps give a brown colour as well as being […]

Greek Cheesecake with Muscatels

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Greek Cheesecake with Muscatels

Blair and I really enjoyed the nectar sweet Samos wine when we drank it in Athens, so thought it would be perfect […]

Rhubarb Queen of Puddings

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Rhubarb Queen of Puddings

My long-time friend Carole Ruta from South Coast Providores in Berry gave me this recipe for rhubarb Queen of Puddings when I […]

Simple Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Coffee Spiced Dates

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Simple Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Coffee Spiced Dates

I come back to making this Simple Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Coffee Spiced Dates time and […]

Apple & Blackberry Crumble Muffins

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Apple and Blackberry Crumble Muffins

Logan Brae is a wonderful old apple orchard at Blackheath, the last one in the Blue Mountains which I visited when […]

Sweet Moroccan Briouats

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Sweet Moroccan Briouats

While briouates can be made of meat or vegetables these Sweet Moroccan Briouats make a lovely alternative at the end of a meal. […]