Category Archives: Fruits

Caramel Apple Bars

Winter, I love it.  I know I may be among the few people out there who prefer winter and cold weather to summer… but I have always loved it.  I love short days, cozy evenings reading on the couch covered … Continue reading

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Verrine Fraicheur

Today’s dish is a very quick recipe.  Going through my Visual Archive, I have realised that I do not have many breakfast recipes on the blog.  I guess the main reason is because Italians are not big on breakfast.  In … Continue reading

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Aamrakhand

Today’s recipe is an Indian dessert.  A few months ago I shared with you the recipe for Shrikhand, a smooth and airy yogurt mousse made with hung curd, sugar, saffron, cardamom and nuts.  Today, I am going to show you … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam

Mmmm strawberry jam… who doesn’t like it?  It was my absolute favourite for a long time.  As a child, it would be the only one I would eat.  Growing up I have learnt how to appreciate a wider vairiety of … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Risotto

As you know, autumn has come to the Southern hemisphere.  I can’t lie… I don’t mind it.  I welcome the fresher air and the leaves changing colour on the trees.  It is a beautiful season.  And I LOVE autumn food: … Continue reading

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Peach Melba

Happy Australia Day to all my fellow Aussies!  In honour of our National Holiday, I thought I’d share with you a special dessert: Peach Melba.  This delicious and very easy to make dessert of peaches and raspberry sauce with vanilla … Continue reading

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JASMINE AND MANGO PANNA COTTA SHOOTERS

These panna cotta shooters are a very elegant and exotic dessert.  I believe they would be the perfect dessert for any New Year’s Eve dinner party.  When I smell jasmine, I am always brought back in time… you see, in … Continue reading

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BANANA BASIL JAM

Left over bananas.  Why is it that I ALWAYS have left over bananas in my kitchen?  Ah, yes… wait.  It must be because my kids always beg me to buy them when they see them at the grocery store… they … Continue reading

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