Fig, prosciutto, rocket and two cheese tart

Seeing as fig season is in full swing I’ve been making full advantage of it. They are amazing in salads, savory dishes, sweets, stuffed with cheese, stewed with icecream. What’s not to love? 6 fresh figs – quartered 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons water 1 sheet puff pastry – thawed…

Merry Christmas and Happy 2012

Things get frantic around Christmas time don’t they? It’s been a while since I’ve been able to find time to put any of my cooking escapades up here and now I have a backlog of stuff to catch up with. The nice thing is that all the craziness culminates in a wonderful Christmas day which…

Seafood extraveganza for eleven

On a recent trip to Gerringong we were tasked with providing lunch for 11 people. Keen to try out the local seafood we set off to Kiama Fish Market and stocked up on an array of goodies including oysters, prawns, calamari and a whole jew fish. Lunch went as follows Oysters Natural with a drizzle…

Cosy collaboration spelt

I had some fantastic spelt pasta in the cupboard dying to be used. I’ve been off bread and pasta for a while now and missing them somewhat terribly at times so I decided to give this stuff a go. It’s so good I can now honestly say I no longer have to miss pasta. Delicious….