Category Archives: Craftapalooza – food to share

Battle of the favourites

Should I go for a walk or stay in and make the wee girl next door an Easter treat?  What tough choices we face sometimes : ) Asked about my favorite place I am not sure I could ever choose between: i) … Continue reading

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Oatey slice

As a slightly more “politically correct” alternative to the outright sugar bombs like my biscotti and the very evil breakfast pizza, this ends up being somewhere between muesli bars and an ANZAC biscuit – but with none of the additives … Continue reading

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Risotto cakes

These risotto cakes are a surprisingly easy, and very tasty, lunch or lunch box item that can also make a pleasant light dinner with salad or veggies on the side.  When I first tried them, however, I was a bit … Continue reading

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Zucchini slice

In another place this might be called a frittata (especially if some cream was added to the ingredients), but we went with the more responsible version and anyway, we don’t want to be gilding the lily, or, as Aussies say, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin ricotta pie

For the Craftapalooza, it was the first time I had attempted this kind of pie, and I wouldn’t say it was presented in the neat and eye pleasing manner achieved by practiced hands. Fortunately, it was not  a problem for long … Continue reading

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Tartlets for all!

As a veteran of both far too many Air Force Week cocktail parties in my early career in the Royal Australian Air Force, and altogether too much schmoozing in my later corporate career, I hate with a fiery passion that … Continue reading

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‘Dainty’ profiteroles

For our Craftapalooza afternoon tea, I made rather dainty profiteroles – a fun change for me after years of making the industrial-sized treats so much appreciated by our two boys and their friends.  (I can confirm there really is no limit … Continue reading

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Passionfruit butter biscuits

At Christmas, I lash out and make traditional shortbread according to the recipe I’ve had for over 30 years.  I’ll never part with it as it was a present from our dad’s lovely cousin Flossie (who rejoiced in the address … Continue reading

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Eggs in filo a.k.a. eggie muffins

Nutritious and delicious – especially with fresh herbs and eggs straight from chooks kept by our sister Rosie!  Eggs in filo is the grown up name for what the kids dubbed eggie muffins.  Eaten at home they are an easy … Continue reading

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Thyme ‘shortbread’

Okay, call me old but Simon & Garfunkle were huge in my teenage years and later a real highpoint was seeing them live at the Adelaide Oval. So of course ‘Scarborough Fair’ herbs for me are parsley, sage rosemary and … Continue reading

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