Eggplant Parmigiana

This is a wonderful classic Sicilian dish. I shared this recipe a while ago and as I mentioned briefly in the post it’s a favourite in our family. It is always served on special occasions and festivities. For those who enjoy vegetarian food and eggplant dishes you cannot go past this dish. I had visitors… Continue reading Eggplant Parmigiana

A Slow Roasted Shoulder of Pork

Autumn has well and truly arrived here in Melbourne and the evenings are becoming cooler.  It is time to start thinking and preparing more soulful and comforting food.  Today is Friday and it is the end of the working week.   My family gathers together and we always enjoy a home cooked dinner with some lovely… Continue reading A Slow Roasted Shoulder of Pork

Hazelnut Biscuits

Wishing you all a Happy Easter. It is a time for celebration in many different parts of the world with wonderful dishes and gatherings.   In some countries it is Spring and here in my city, Melbourne, Autumn has arrived. May your celebrations be full of happiness, good health, laughter and good cheer.  Easter for my… Continue reading Hazelnut Biscuits

Roast Peppers & Goat Cheese Tartlets

It will be my daughter’s 21st birthday soon and we are preparing for the big event.  I am experimenting with a few foodie ideas that will be suitable for the party.   I am planning to serve finger food on the night to 150 friends and family.  This recipe for Roast Peppers and Goat Cheese… Continue reading Roast Peppers & Goat Cheese Tartlets

Upside-Down Apple & Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb grows well in my garden and at the moment it’s abundant despite the summer heat.  I haven’t baked for a while due to the hot weather however, it’s a little cooler today.   Autumn has arrived and with it the new season’s apples.  A long weekend is upon us here in Melbourne and many,… Continue reading Upside-Down Apple & Rhubarb Cake