Lemon Verbena Syrup Cake

When skies are grey and you need some cheer – make cake. This tangy sweet delicious number will warm the cockles of your heart. This recipe is from The Cooks Herb Garden by Mary Browne, Helen Leach and Nancy Titchbourne. Three New Zealand sisters who put together useful, gorgeous books. See also The Cooks Salad […]

Elderflower Cordial

The elderflowers are in! There’s great excitement in our house because everyone loves elderflower cordial! Such an amazing tree – for coughs and colds there’s nothing like elderflower tea at the onset, so I hope you dry some of your flowers and leave some for berries later on. Elderflowers are best picked just as the […]

Roast Cauliflower Salad with Prune and Honey Dressing

Casting about for fresh and easy ways to use the last of my winter cauli’s, I found this delicious recipe in the GOOD magazine (Nov/ Dec 2015, issue #45). Such fabulous recipes in this mag! Because not everyone in the family is enjoying the roasted cauliflower (?!), I have been adoring it quietly, on my […]

Bron’s Seedy Oat Bread

Bron, from Ruth’s Microgreens, is the clever clogs behind this delicious bread. Move over the one pot bake – this easy recipe gets mixed in the loaf tin you bake it in. We be lovin’ it! Thanks Bron. 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup […]