Recipes

Recipe: Vanilla Cookies with a Cinnamon Kiss

Recipe: Vanilla Cookies with a Cinnamon Kiss

These are a gorgeous, not-too-sweet cookie. Sparkly with sanding sugar, subtly hot with candy hearts, sweet with vanilla icing. They are like that perfect kiss.

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Recipe: My Amazing BBQ Chicken Wings

Recipe: My Amazing BBQ Chicken Wings

This recipe is a work-in-progress that can change depending on what you are in the mood for and what you have available in the cupboard. All good summer BBQ recipes are like this – making them more versatile for spur-of-the-moment picnics, backyard barbeque parties and cottage fare.

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Recipe: Apple “Puff” Pancake

Recipe: Apple “Puff” Pancake

This is a delicious way to treat yourself to a decadent but extremely simple breakfast. It would also make a delicious dessert, served perhaps with a dollop of maple whipped cream.

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Recipe: Sushi for Kids

Making sushi at home is way better than you’d think. It makes an excellent Sunday lunch and there are so many foodie lessons you can incorporate into the making and eating of sushi (lessons on flavour, texture, culture…etcetera.)

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Simple Samosas

Simple Samosas

Making samosas with phyllo dough may be a clash of two cultures, but I never worry about that. Phyllo makes making them so simple you are willing to make them for dinner or lunch at any time. Serve these with a light cucumber raita as a dipping sauce and you’re all set.

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Recipe: Spiced Up Shortbread

Recipe: Spiced Up Shortbread

Shortbread is my favourite cookie. Citrus-scented, chocolate-dipped or plain, I love every rendition I’ve ever had. These are slightly spiced up with cinnamon, but perfect to decorate with sprinkles and share with a 3 ½ year old boy.

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