Category Archives: Ingredients

Key ingredients to quality pastry at home – Flour

I’d like to preface this post by saying up front that I am by no means an expert in flour. But what I am is someone who likes to know where and how ingredients are made/sourced and think that when … Continue reading

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Cocoa Powder Condundrum

Somehow, through my sticky beak nature, I’ve been engaged in a Twitter discussion over the past few days about converting a sponge recipe to make it a chocolate sponge. This weekend will see a “Bake-Off” of sorts, to see who … Continue reading

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Royal Melbourne Show & Competitive Cookery

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It’s a natural part of being human, enter a competition to prove that you are the best at something, right? Each year at Royal shows around the country the Country Women’s Association (CWA) hold cookery competitions covering various categories ranging … Continue reading

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Queen Victoria Market & Market Lane Coffee

    I’ve been enjoying the Queen Vic Market for most of my life. From visiting when I was a young girl with my parents, walking up and down the aisles looking at what was even then slightly dodgy clothing. … Continue reading

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Key Ingredients to quality pastry at home – Butter

Since starting on this journey, 9 months ago, I’ve learned a lot about making pastries (you would hope!) and a lot of that knowledge I’ve applied at home. Sure I’ve learned a lot of things about technique and handling equipment … Continue reading

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Tomato and a KitchenAid

Here’s the thing being a little food obsessed and in my quest for further food news I’m a big reader of food blogs, specifically Melbourne food blogs. One that I read regularly is Tomato, read it here. Here’s another thing, whilst I … Continue reading

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