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Saffron Milk Cap Mushroom + Bacon Rissoto

A recent bout of foraging in Kuitpo Forest has found me with a surplus of Saffron Milk Cap Mushrooms (also known as Pine Mushrooms). These babies are bright orange, look deadly and taste DELICIOUS. I forage my own pine mushrooms, but I strongly recommend buying them from a shop/market if you don’t know what you’re… Read more »

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Fig and Pear Loaf

A recent haul of figs and pears from friends and family had me giving the dehydrator quite the workout. I love figs however they come, but hate how they can sometimes spoil so quickly- that’s why I love them dehydrated! They work perfectly in this recipe that I originally found on Taste– I just added… Read more »

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Raw Carob, Fig and Mint Bliss Balls

Raw Carob, Mint and Fig Bliss Balls Ingredients 1/2 cup medijool dates 1/3 cup all natural peanut butter 1.5tbps coconut oil, melted 2/3 cup almond meal Handful of almonds 1/3 dried figs 1/3 cup The Carob Kitchen raw carob powder 1 tablespoon chai seeds Dash of peppermint essence Desiccated coconut to roll balls in Method Put… Read more »

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Fairy Bread Lamingtons

This Australia Day I was bunkered down on the couch, taking it easy and appreciating how lucky we are to live in this beautiful country. I also spent it eating 3 of these delicious Lamingtons, because, well any excuse will do. I found this recipe on Taste and it was an absolute hit. Its super… Read more »

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Easy Peasy Banana Bread

If you’re looking for a super easy, super delicious Banana Bread recipe then pop this in your book. I nabbed this bad boy from Taste.com.au and have made it twice already. On both occasions it’s come out perfectly- even when I’ve snuck in additions like walnuts, chocolate chips and extra cinnamon. It’s best eaten when… Read more »

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Messy Jessy’s Sticky Orange, Almond + Ginger Semolina Cake

Sticky Orange, Almond and Ginger Semolina Cake Looking for a delicious cake recipe that’s a little bit different and will WOW your guests? Then you need to get to the shops and grab yourself a box of Messy Jessy. Messy Jessy cake mixes are easy to make, are made locally here in SA and use… Read more »

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Grandmas Peanut Butter Cookies

My late Grandma was amazing. She was a wizz in the kitchen and always cooked amazing meals and sweets for us kids when we travelled to NSW to visit. I was only young when she passed away, but one thing stuck with me and that was her passion for food and love for her family…. Read more »

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Rustic Pear, Cinnamon + Almond Streusel Cake by Messy Jessy

Love the convenience of a packet mix cake but hate the idea of having no idea what the ingredients are listed on the side of the box? Well now there’s a relatively new player in the cake mix game that is all about fresh ingredients, big flavours and keeping it simple- and it’s called Messy… Read more »

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Gluten Free Pancakes with Native Muntrie Apple Berries and Syrup

Pancakes. They remind me of my late grandma and long breakfasts on Sundays. However as I have gotten older these delicious breakfast treats have gone by the way side- and I’m desperate to change that. Last week I met up with the lovely Trish White from Port Willunga Fine Foods. We chatted about her gourmet… Read more »

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Milo Balls

Australia Day is approaching- get the thongs and stubby holders on standby! This year I’m working so the celebrations need to be non alcoholic (sad face) and be portable enough to enjoy at work. When I found this recipe for Milo Balls on the Capri Collective I knew I had found winner. They only use… Read more »

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Willunga Pesto Pasta Salad

looking for a super easy, super quick salad recipe that’s a little bit different to the leafy greens number but still delicious and good for you? well put this pesto pasta salad on your list and whip it out when your next BBQ or lunch gathering comes along. this one is a slight tweak on… Read more »

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Mini Strawberry + Apple Muffins

It’s strawberry season, and I am very excited. Strawberries are one of my most favourite fruits, and no it’s not just because they are perfect dipped in chocolate or in a big jug of PIMS. I had some left over strawberries the other day that were a tad too ugly and soft to eat on… Read more »