Category Archives: Brunch

Raspberry and almond chia pudding

A dear friend of mine came to visit me after years of not seeing each other. She’s vegan and gluten intolerant so I set about making all sorts of yummy things for us to eat including vegan Breton Galettes. I’d … Continue reading

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Breton Galette

This version of Brittany’s buckwheat crepes is gluten free and vegan. I used the beautiful wholemeal buckwheat flour from Bob’s Red Mill. It’s amazing. The flavour is rich and very nutty, the colour is incredible and the texture is very … Continue reading

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Homemade baked beans in the slow cooker

I have a paying guest staying in the spare room at the moment. He’s quite lovely, a wonderful story teller and has shown an appreciation for great food. He’s paid me to cook him breakfast each morning. I made eggs … Continue reading

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Breakfast salad

This dish is inspired by a memorable brunch I had on my beloved Sydney Road,  Brunswick. When I was in Melbourne, Brunswick was my favourite place to live. I loved it. I had some great traditions, and some memorable meals. … Continue reading

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Fluffy buttermilk spelt pancakes

This is one of those dishes that would have to go on the breakfast/brunch menu if I ever had my own café. I happened to have some buttermilk in my fridge, and decided to try my hand at the famed … Continue reading

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Trout and wild fennel paste

I was recently blessed to be given a whole, beautiful and rather large trout that was freshly caught on the west coast of Tasmania. I was stoked about it. I knew I’d get several meals from it. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Nettle and potato frittata

I was very excited to discover my first patch of wild nettles recently. I had been taken for a stroll in some forest near a friend’s house. She assured me she had a good crop of blackberries we could raid … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s apricots bottled in spiced honey syrup

I never liked apricots growing up. That is, until my Grandpa gave me some from his garden. They were a revelation. Ever since, I’ve been keen on his apricots, but I can count the number of times I’ve bought apricots … Continue reading

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Banana bread with malt butter

I made this banana bread for my Pop. He loves a piece of toasted banana bread for breakfast. When we came by some cheap, over-ripe bananas, he made it clear he wanted some banana bread. I made some banana cupcakes … Continue reading

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Brown sugar pancakes with figs and quark

There’s a wonderful fig tree growing in the chook yard at my Grandpa’s house. Back in the day my grandparents used to bottle fruit but more recently, Grandpa took to simply packing it up and freezing it. I was surprised … Continue reading

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