On ANZAC day, there is the dawn service, the parade, and of course, these great biscuits. Anzac biscuits (cookies for our North American friends) are so named as allegedly they were good biscuits for wives and girlfriends to send to their loved ones in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at war. Because they were baked without the use of eggs, it was said that they did not spoil and would make the long journey intact. [Read more…] about Anzac biscuits
Snacks & lunchbox
As Easter Friday rolls around, many turn their minds to homemade hot cross buns. Well think no more: we have the best recipe for you (and it’s not even ours!). We can’t really better Karen Martini’s fabulous hot cross bun recipe, so instead we’ve just cooked them up, photographed them, with a few minor amendments. Enjoy!
Tuna and corn patties are a perfect lunchbox alternative to sandwiches and also great for an after-school snack. For younger kids they are a meal in themselves. [Read more…] about Tuna and corn patties
Yet another addition to the lunchbox freezable snacks repertoire, this chocolate hedgehog slice is also perfect for a cake stall. Store in an airtight container, or get it into the freezer early as it is very tempting to eat the lot once it has been made! [Read more…] about Chocolate hedgehog slice
It is fete season and coconut ice is a great recipe for the cake stall that sells out quickly. Easy to make and great to look at – you can’t go past this as a fete favourite. Useful items include a digital thermometer and cellophane self-sealing bags from $2 shops, and you can make your own trays – see tip below. [Read more…] about Coconut ice
These sausage rolls are a fabulous after school snack or kids party food. You can always add more veggies like grated zucchini if you want to bulk out the vegetable content. [Read more…] about Homemade sausage rolls