breakfast/brunch


How To Make your own Ricotta Cheese

  Making your own ricotta cheese is so easy, I wish I’d started doing it long ago. For someone who does a lot of baking & cooking of Italian recipes, it should’ve been a no-brainer! Better late than never.

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Local strawberries are now gloriously in season and for me that brings back lots of memories from the farm! Much time was spent in the strawberry patch, where we had so many plants growing there was plenty to sell at our farm stand. We also ate our fill, with a […]


No Knead Miracle Boule: Now Easier 4

  While you wouldn’t think there’s room for improvement on a recipe with the word ‘miracle’ in the title, such is the case with this (re)post of No Knead Miracle Boule. What’s truly a miraculous loaf of bread has been unbelievably improved on – by incorporating techniques from baking bread of all types, since […]

No Knead Miracle Boule

Toffee Glazed Apple Cinnamon Buns

Toffee Glazed Apple Cinnamon Buns

Is there anything more enticing than the aroma of freshly made cinnamon buns! One of the most fragrant of all kitchen scents, cinnamon is delicious warmth and comfort, swirled here into one of the most addictive breakfast items ever created. 


Asparagus with Bacon & Eggs

Eat veg at breakfast…? Absolutely, with this easy dish featuring fresh asparagus and eggs! Remember, green = good, and even if you cook for just one, eating fresh and well is possible. 

Asparagus with Bacon & Eggs

Gluten Free No Knead Flax Bread

Gluten Free No Knead Flax Bread

This beautiful loaf of bread, made from a recipe on www.officiallyglutenfree.com is cooling on my counter as I start this post… not something I usually do. After making a new recipe I generally try some of it the finished product before the post is written, basically knowing if it’s a good thing – before […]


Quinoa Quiche with Asparagus & Cheddar

Always delighted when something new turns out better than you could’ve imagined, the taste and texture of this quinoa crust is one the best kitchen ideas I’ve come across in some time! A brilliant merge of concepts, with using quinoa for the crust coming from Donna Hay, and first cooking it […]

Gluten Free Quiche: Asparagus & Cheddar with Quinoa Crust

Cheese & Onion Biscuits

Easy Cheese & Onion Biscuits

Biscuits are not a recipe you see much of anymore, which is a shame. As far as quick breads go, nothing could be…quicker. Or easier. By the time the oven is heated, you can have these Easy Cheese & Onion Biscuits ready to bake.


Lemon Baby Cakes with Lemon Glaze

The brightness of lemon shines in these adorable little cakes that are perfect for an afternoon break, or an anytime dessert!

Lemon Baby Cakes with Lemon Glaze