Spicy Plum Sauce

I’ve missed the window for our monthly discussions about Karen Martini on The Cookbook Guru from March, but I thought seeing as I made this sauce that I would still share it with you all because it was a great recipe. A weekend just recently I thought I would tackle Karen Martini’s Spicy Plum Sauce recipe. With a…

Tomato Chutney

I’m sure I’ve already mentioned before, my family has quite a tradition of preserving.  I have quite clear memories of Mum with her Fowler’s bottling kit and kilos upon kilos of apricots, plums and cherries being preserved each year when I was a child.  Even now there is always a jar of jam or pickles…

Homemade Hamburgers

There are some things in life that are just better homemade… actually probably more often its better that way and I believe hamburgers fit into that category.  I will say there is starting to be more good hamburger offerings out there in fast food land here in Australia now than there ever has been, local…

My Nan’s Green Tomato Pickles

The memories of my Nan was not really of her being  a foodie person.  Her creative talents lay with her knitting needles instead.  However one of my most favourite food memories that I associate with her is green tomato pickles.  They are a bit of a legend in our family, something coveted and devoured at…