Happy Father’s day to all Aussie, Kiwi, Papua New Guinea and Fijian Dads!

and to all in the US ~ seemingly it’s: Happy Bacon Day! (?!) I am currently up to my tonsils in writing the first batch of 40 recipes which are to go out to my external recipe tester for WKA Book 2 tomorrow morning, but wanted to upload a quick post with 2 recipes from [...]

4 Days in the Barossa…

Lemon Pudding with Blueberry Compote ~ Recipe here Above: Toursim South Australia’s recent (beautiful) TV advert All above photos taken @ HUTTON VALE CELLAR DOOR ~ Link here BAROSSA HERITAGE PORK ~ Link here and here BAROSSA RHUBARB AND CINNAMON CAKE ~ Recipe here Rhubarb & Cinnamon Cake ~ Recipe here SCHULZ BUTCHERS ~ Link [...]

Australia Day 2013 Inspired Recipe Ideas…

Macadamia, Apricot, Apple and Sage Sausage Rolls ~ Recipe here. (Note, these are SO good!!! I couldn’t stop gobbling them all weekend!). Slow Roasted Lamb and Rosemary Aussie Pies ~ Recipe here. BBQ Prawns with Mango, Lime, Soy and Mint Dressing ~ Recipe here. Breakfast Eggs with Flaked Ocean Trout, Crispy Potatoes and White Cabbage [...]

A Sydney Scorcher and a Gorgeous Book Giveaway

Organic Lamb Cutlets Marinaded in Mint, Garlic and Lemon ~ Recipe here. Served with Pomegranate, Crunchy Chickpea and Toasted Almond Cous Cous, Spiced Greek Yoghurt Dressing ~ Recipe here Ponzu Soaked Beef Fillet Salad with Crunchy Soba Noodles, Edamame Beans, Rocket and Chilli ~ Recipe here Summer has officially arrived in Sydney, it’s currently 42˚C ~ I’m [...]

A long, lazy weekend in Orange, NSW…

Authentic features have been lovingly retained in the main shearing shed building, including the original shearing station equipment and floor staining which would have occurred from the continuous contact of oil in the sheep’s wool with the original floorboards. Also marks on the floor from the sheep’s hooves are still evident… A few inquisitive residents… [...]

2 Days in the Blue Mountains

Design*Sponge In the Kitchen With… A Chocolate Guinness Cake which was adapted from a few different online recipes including Nigella Lawson’s version. All Images © Katie Quinn Davies The last few days have been jam packed with fun times; good laughs; an ‘In the Kitchen With’ feature on Design*Sponge *woohoo*; a ridiculous amount of rain and [...]