Apricots again, excellent!

On the way home on Saturday we found some gorgeous Moor Park apricots for sale. So today - just jammin' in the cooking school with a crispy apricot crumble to the side. Yesterday many kilos were halved and bottled, but more jam was certainly in order. It's my favourite - I use it a great … Continue reading Apricots again, excellent!

Little Sweet and Savoury Treats

Raspberry lemon cream tarts, sitting at the ready to take in to the ABC last Saturday for the Jams and Preserves talkback. As for savouries - well, amongst them were sausage rolls of course. Now I like a packet of ready rolled puff pastry sheets as much as anyone - so convenient and they do … Continue reading Little Sweet and Savoury Treats


I do love a good pie, pretty much any sort, savoury for preference (with the possible exception of apricot, which I adore). They're great for using up leftovers too - a case in point, beef curry pies made for dinner last evening. The filling matched well to the batch of herbed shortcrust pastry I'd made … Continue reading PIES!!