Category Archives: Breakfast

Churros and Overcoming Fears

When I was in Spain, oh, eleven years ago, I ate churros everyday for breakfast. I had never had them before and it was like a revelation. I was in heaven. And since the bread and cake baking bug hit … Continue reading

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Breakfast Granola for Warmer Mornings

Warmer weather calls for a different sort of breakfast. The porridge we have been eating for months on end must give way – but I want to keep oats involved because they provide such a healthy start to the day … Continue reading

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Childhood Quince Picking and Turkish Quince Marmalade

As a child, I always loved our visits to my grandparents’ farm in Benalla – it is probably in part because of those wonderful childhood memories that my husband and I have moved out to the country now with our … Continue reading

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Russian Cheese Blintzes

One of my favourite things to eat when I was a child were the russian blintzes my grandmother made. I don’t have her original recipe but I have created the one below and it brings back memories of my grandmother’s … Continue reading

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French Toast for Fasting

After the significant amount we ate and drank at Saturday evening’s BBQ, and with the knowledge that we would be repeating this experience on Sunday afternoon, I decided that fasting would be a good idea on Sunday morning to help … Continue reading

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Peach Breakfast Muffins

Our fridge is dying. I called about getting it repaired and was told that if the fridge was over 15 years old, which it probably is, then it would not be worth fixing. My husband and I had a little … Continue reading

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Improvisation in the Kitchen

Sometimes I will spend ages planning a meal – usually when guests are expected. But often, I won’t plan at all, and I find that those occasions – particularly when combined with hungry children and a less than fully stocked … Continue reading

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Christmas Breakfast

My first Christmas post and we are already well into January. I just have to share some of the delights I enjoyed over Christmas and Boxing Day. The first was a Christmas breakfast – conceived and prepared by my wonderful … Continue reading

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Scrolls

For a recent morning tea I catered for I pulled out one of my favourite sweet dough recipes – scrolls with two different fillings. I urge you to try out the recipe below. You will be very popular with whoever … Continue reading

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Pancakes with Pear and Earl Grey Tea Jam and Apple Compote

To celebrate my return to family life – and, just possibly, an indicator of guilt for leaving them to fend for themselves for a long weekend while I gallivanted around Melbourne – I made pancakes. Actually, I made them three … Continue reading

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