Monthly archive July, 2009
Vincent van Gogh – Lemon Poppy Seed Bread & Blueberry Honey Butter

Vincent van Gogh – Lemon Poppy Seed Bread & Blueberry Honey Butter

The next few posts have been carefully planned to coincide with my parents visiting from the States. I last saw them in June ’08 and I can hardly believe I will have them sitting here with me in my flat tomorrow morning. Needless to say, I am very happy and I decided to make this...
Cristoforo Munari - Milano Cookies

Cristoforo Munari – Milano Cookies

I am very pleased to present my second Daring Kitchen challenge which is simultaneously my very first Daring Bakers endeavour. Back home there was a Pepperidge Farm outlet store and I don’t think we ever walked out the door without a package of Milano cookies. They are quite easy to make and take very little...
Jeff Koons - Mostaccioli (a.k.a. Moustache) Cookies

Jeff Koons – Mostaccioli (a.k.a. Moustache) Cookies

Sometimes it is really nice to just have a box of cookies laying around the flat. There is no better snack and this cookie has everything I love, orange, chocolate, vanilla, almonds, and hint of spice through the addition of cinnamon and pink peppercorns. Did I mention they are in the shape of a moustache??...
Severin Rosen - Strawberry BBQ Pulled Pork

Severin Rosen – Strawberry BBQ Pulled Pork

When I moved to Australia 8 months ago I did not foresee my palate-lag. I arrived 4 days before Thanksgiving and promptly made a big traditional dinner. Never mind the fact that it was 80°F, humid, and the food sat in our stomachs like a heavy brick. Throughout the Australian summer I made chili and...
Diego Rivera - Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

Diego Rivera – Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

I feel like this recipe needs to come with a bright red warning, Spicy! Beware!! When my boyfriend had my enchiladas for the first time his cheeks began to sweat and I found that I am becoming more like my father in that I like my food very spicy. I have provided suggested substitutions to...
Nora Heysen – Pavlova with Lemon Curd Blueberries

Nora Heysen – Pavlova with Lemon Curd Blueberries

Although I am not a huge fan of meringue I had to make this dessert solely for aesthetic reasons. The lovely yellow lemon curd dotted with blueberries was so striking when I first spotted it on the Gourmet website that I could not stop thinking about it. I am sure my palate for citrus food...