Ghosts In My Kitchen

“If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.” ~ Linda Henley   I made soup yesterday. It was a simple soup. A humble soup. It needed to be. I was so sore. So tired. Fevered. But dinner had to be made, and I wasn’t going to eat junk. Or toast […]

Nana’s Passionfruit Slice Recipe

“Cooking is not about being the best or most perfect cook, but rather it is about sharing the table with family and friends.”  ~ Skye Gyngell, My Favorite Ingredients This is an old recipe that my Nana copied out from her friend Dulcie, after a successful ‘War Wives Luncheon’ during World War Two. At least that […]

Easy Lemon Slice Recipe

“There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.”  ~ E.A. Bucchianeri As promised, here is the first recipe in my ‘Slice Extravaganza’ series – the brainchild of my mother, who must be acknowledge for her great generosity […]

Getting My Hands on My Inheritance!

“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.” ~ Henry David Thoreau In a quiet corner of an organic cafe somewhere in Brisbane yesterday, history was made. My mother (that’s her hands in the top of the picture above – like me she’s quite camera shy!) finally lent me […]

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