Breakfast

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing screams comfort food more than a chewy, chunky chocolate chip cookie, obviously enjoyed with an icy cold glass of milk. I have made two versions, one with dark chocolate and walnuts, and the other with white chocolate and Brazil nuts.  I had planned on making […]

Ricotta & Blueberry Pancakes

Ricotta & Blueberry Pancakes

Lazy summers at the beach include late morning decadent breakfasts to fuel growing children during a day filled with never-ending swims and adventures.  I just have to mention the word ‘pancakes’ and my children (especially Joseph) jump for joy and will nag until I actually […]

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

I’ve eaten the traditional variety of Hot Cross Buns all my life, but have never tried Chocolate Hot Cross Buns.  I’ve looked at a few recipes,  and no two are the same, so I settled on this one to try.  I was happy with how […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

I posted the recipe for Hot Cross Buns last year, although this year I tried a different recipe which I liked much more…. Therefore, I’ve decided to publish it here, but without deleting last year’s recipe.  This way you can look at both of them […]

Banana, Prune & Walnut Loaf

Banana, Prune & Walnut Loaf

Banana Bread.  Banana Loaf.  Banana Cake.  Some people will tell you there is no difference between them, that they just have different names.  I like to think that Banana Bread is more ‘bread’ like (meaning you can eat it with a slather of butter), whilst […]