Breakfast / Brunch

Leek & Goats Cheese Tart w/ Homemade Shortcrust Pastry

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Baking, Breakfast / Brunch, Mains

Leek & Goats Cheese Tart w/ Homemade Shortcrust Pastry

Making your own shortcrust pastry offers more than just enhanced eating, it makes you feel good; it awakens your warm, fuzzy, homely-inner self.

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Chorizo, Bacon and Egg Pie

Posted on Jan 31, 2013 in Baking, Breakfast / Brunch, Picnic Inspired

Chorizo, Bacon and Egg Pie

I, like many Queenslanders, experienced a very different Australia Day long weekend than I had anticipated. Mother Nature certainly dished out some harsh weather at the weekend that’s for sure! I hope you and your families came out relatively unscathed. I myself couldn’t believe the intensity of the wind! I felt like Dorothy in Wizard of Oz, I swear my house was going to fly up up and away. The severe storms that rolled across Queensland unfortunately forced me to cancel my prearranged Sunday trip to Caloundra. I was so excited to spend some quality time with my Dad, Step-Mum and younger...

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Breakfast Smoothie

Posted on Nov 1, 2012 in Breakfast / Brunch

Breakfast Smoothie

Smoothies are also extremely good for you (granted you must ignore the urge to add a dollop of ice-cream), if you stick to using raw fruits, vegetables, herbs and grains you’re indeed on the right ‘health-kick’ track.

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Corn Fritters w bacon, avocado & tomato salsa

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 in Breakfast / Brunch

Corn Fritters w bacon, avocado & tomato salsa

When dining out I always choose something from the menu that I haven’t or wouldn’t normally make myself at home. With any breakfast menu I have a very hard time opting for anything else if there’s corn fritters on the menu. I admit I’ve enjoyed some exceptional ones and some not so good ones. For a corn fritter breakfast to be a knock out for me the corn fritters themselves need to have classic fritter qualities: crunchy, deep-fried goodness.

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Asparagus, egg yolk ravioli, truffle oil & parmesan

Posted on Jul 11, 2012 in Breakfast / Brunch, Starters

Asparagus, egg yolk ravioli, truffle oil & parmesan

Truffle Oil is a much loved pantry favourite of mine. This decadent oil is not a cooking oil but rather a finishing oil used to enhance foods after preparation.

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Bacon, Sundried Tomato & Leftover Roast Potato Quiche

Posted on May 8, 2012 in Breakfast / Brunch, Mains

Bacon, Sundried Tomato & Leftover Roast Potato Quiche

quiche came to mind tonight. My fridge is never without sundried tomatoes or cheese, and my freezer never without bacon, so wollah my basic quiche received

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