pastry

apple, apple pie, cakes and pastries, condensed milk, pastry, quick and easy

Apple Pastries

Apple Pastries

 There used to be a show on Australian TV called “Surprise Chef“. This excitable chef would accost people in supermarkets, force the camera in their face, and then go home with them and put the camera through their pantry and fridge. His aim was to make a gourmet three-course meal […]

September 14, 2011 ×

middle-eastern flavours, pastry, snacks, za'atar

Za’atar

Za’atar

Living in the Middle East is a dream for a spice lover. It is of course, smack in the middle of traditional spice trails, and the trading hub for all the fragrant and piquant treasures of this world. Baharat, Sumac, Saffron, Cardamom, Oud, Roses, Za’atar. The list goes on. A […]

April 18, 2011 ×

chives, cream, finger food, mustard, pastry, salmon, Salmon Rolls

Party pies for adults

Party pies for adults

I love cooking for parties. It is the kind of food I really excel at – tit-bits that can combine my love of fusion food, and my desire to cheat at every corner. I make one hell of a Peking duck pancake, and my canapes (I reserve that title for […]

March 7, 2011 ×