Boiled Chocolate Cake – Family Favourite

Mum has been making this family favourite forever. Tried and true. It’s the only moist chocolate cake the kids and grand kids love. This recipe was given to her by my Aunty, 40 years ago. In turn it was given to my Aunty by a Home Economics teacher. By chance, many moons ago, she also…

Garlic-Tabasco BBQ Sauce

My husband makes a speciality sauce for steaks. Every time we’ve had family and friends over, they absolutely adore and find this sauce moorishly delicious. Some friends even say, ‘If you’re having a BBQ, can you make that sauce of yours?’ It is an old recipe, which has been handed down through his family.  It’s a favourite…

Puff Pastry Pizza

I love easy recipes to convert into my convection oven! Saw this on a site on  Instagram. Kimberley kindly allowed me to share. Looks like pizza making on the weekend. I love a hot piping pizza, but you can eat it cold. Ingredients Puff pastry 2 tble spns tomato puree or paste sundried tomatoes (in…

How to crackle the Crackling.

This is from one of my friends from work, who proudly christened their new home with a cracking roast pork.  Most impressive. 1. Score the pork rind and rub olive oil all over it. 2. Lightly smear salt on top – not a tonne of salt. 3. Cook pork for 1hr on 180C. 4. Turn…