Rhubarb and Coconut Mini-Muffins

This morning some lovely ladies had set-up a stall selling jams, baked goods and produce from their gardens in order to raise money for Australian Red Cross. I came home with some blood plum jam and a bunch of rhubarb. I do have my own rhubarb plant, but I don’t think it is quite ready…

Pressure-Cooked Risotto Perfection

I’ve been making risotto for many years. So many years that it makes me feel old just thinking about it. Anyway for most of those years I’ve done it the traditional way- standing in front of the pot for about 40 minutes slowly adding stock and continually stirring. Since having children I don’t have as…

Wholemeal Singing Bread with Flaxseeds

This bread is based on Jim Lahey’s no-knead method. In Jim’s book ‘My Bread’ his version of a wholemeal bread only contains ¼ wholemeal flour and ¾ white flour as he doesn’t like the texture with a greater proportion of wholemeal flour. I’ve adapted this recipe to have ½ wholemeal flour and ½ white flour.…