The pastry chef works in her cafe and they publish photos like this one above. It’s nice to be able to match the photo standard at least of such an award winning little food joint. After bragging about my delicious breakfast to my middlest sister, I got stuck into the food, gobbling up the tucker.… Continue reading Dinner for brekky for two or more
Social media is a very useful tool. I am part of a Facebook group Called “The Station Cooks Brains Trust”. And that is where I found this recipe. I followed it and I’m pleased to say this sponge is the best I’ve ever made. It’s not the best I’ve eaten tho so I’m looking forward… Continue reading Sponge cake
Since Tuesday, the stockmen have been mustering cattle. Over the dry season, some paddocks were opened up so that the cattle could move freely between up to 3 paddocks at a go. There was so little feed and not too many cattle that this is a good way to manage them. But the rain has… Continue reading A sort of quiet calm before the storm
So the boss lady get recipes from Facebook friends and if she likes the look of them, she gives it to me as suggestion. There was one called choc honeycomb slice. I was to “just use some Chrunchie from the canteen”. But there was none. And no condensed milk either. So I left it. I… Continue reading OMG! its omg.
Felt like having a but of an experiment on Friday afternoon. So I took the same basic ingredients from the choc porridge cake and made this one: Pear, honey and cinnamon cake Replace some of the sugar with a really good blollop of honey. Add cinnamon. Remove cocoa. Follow the same steps as choc cake… Continue reading More porridge cake
Here is my menu for this week ending. I imagine in 3-6 months I won’t need it at all but for now it is my time management aid. I firstly consider what fresh veggies I need to use up. (On the right) then I brainstorm meals I want to make and smoko ideas. Then I… Continue reading Meal planning
For a pav that is rather like a marshmallow: into the mix master chuck: 6 eggwhites 2 teaspoons vinegar 3 cups caster sugar 3 tablespoons cornflour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence turn the machine on and leave it for 15-20 mins dollop the mix into a foil lined, greased glass dish. bake at 100*C for 1hr… Continue reading Pavlova
Yep you read right. A chocolate cake with porridge in it. Yummo. If you’re in my immediate family, the closest thing we’ve had to this cake would be the ginger slab cake recipe I asked for a week or so ago. Ingredients: (and instructions) In a pot, stir and bring to boil: 1cup water 120g… Continue reading Porridge in my cake.
If your making mash potato, make some more (clap, clap) If your making mash potato, make some more (clap, clap) Cos we really really like it and the spare will come in handy If your making mash potato, make some more (clap, clap)
Ok I used a one cup measure just like the one mum has… 1cm below top of cup boiling water in jelly crystals, whisk 5 drops vinegar in the cup, add carnation milk to top, stir… Oops its getting thick and curdling… quick throw it in the jelly… Whisk Freezer it Whisk after 15 min,… Continue reading Mum says it Flummery but it not normal