We all love a bit of Crumpet

Crumpet has a two different meanings depending on where you are from.   As a breakfast item, crumpets are something that Australian’s are familiar with for breakfast created by the Golden company.  For me, as a child I loved this sweet yeast cake sometimes served instead of toast for breakfast.  It’s light bubbly appearance and texture meant that you…

Ginger Nut Biscuits

This recipe has been sitting on my must make list now for almost 6 months, I kid you not.  I’ve had this post written since September last year yet I’ve somehow just not gotten around to actually making the recipe.  What was I thinking??? So so simple to make and absolutely delicious.   Even the non…

what is Golden Syrup?

I’ve been wondering what Golden Syrup is for years?  I know its liquid sugar, but how does it differ from Treacle, from Corn Syrup, Maple Syrup, or Glucose…..what is this stuff we cook with in Australia, and in the UK?  More importantly too, what can we substitute for it when we can’t find it where…