Pine Nut Crusted Orange Cake

Pine Nut Crusted Orange Cake

Ancient Greeks and Romans savoured pine nuts preserved in honey, and legionaires took them to Britain under Roman rule.  This recipe has several flavours of the Mediteranean – pine nuts, oranges and olive oil.  They blend together perfectly to give a subtle taste and wonderful texture. 50g Pine Nuts 150g rapadura sugar 120ml Patlin Gardens … Continue reading

Bespoke Sasafras Racks for Spice Oils, Panforte time, Tasmanian-grown Tea!

Bespoke Sasafras Racks for Spice Oils, Panforte time, Tasmanian-grown Tea!

(For the full newsletter, click here.) Sasafras Spice Oil racks Alex, from Bruny Island, has made mini spice oil racks for me, from Tasmanian sasafras so you can have your herb and spice oils at hand, on display and not have them falling over. They come with 6 slots and will sit beautifully on even a … Continue reading

Sourdough Bread and Cultured Butter Workshops

Sourdough Bread and Cultured Butter Workshops

Making sourdough bread is the simplest way of making bread. Believed to have originated in Egypt, where it just so happened that the grains they grew and milled behaved magically with the yeasts and bacteria in the air, sourdough bread has come to the forefront of modern day bread connoisseurs. Following our greater understanding of … Continue reading

Fermenting and Sprouting Workshops

Fermenting and Sprouting Workshops

$55 / person. To book for my October workshop please add your email (NOT your name) here. Along with sourdough bread making, fermenting and sprouting are ancient crafts being now recognised for their health-giving properties and simple preparations. Whether you want to stay healthy, regain vitality or are unwell, fermenting and sprouting will help you. These simple, ancient … Continue reading