Orzo with Crayfish, Peas and Sorrel

When we moved to Canada from Australia, I could only take a few cookbooks with me. One of the ones that made the cull was Karen Martini’s Feasting cookbook – some sample recipes are on her website. On my birthday back in June, Dr. Skorpio treated me to a home-cooked weekend lunch. I could select…

We’re not in Sydney anymore…

I haven’t updated in blog for so long!¬† Going to try to see if I can revive it this year. We have moved from Sydney to Toronto, in Canada. So lots of food updates from North America and recipes from our test kitchen in the northern hemisphere.

Lunch at La Grande Bouffe

Dr Scorpio and I both had a day off today making it a 3 day long weekend post the 5 day easter break. It was the first opportunity we could take the time in lieu since doing some weekend work in March. We had to return¬† a cake leveler that we bought at Essential Ingredient…

Jamon Iberico for breakfast

Dr Scorpio and I took our time in lieu from this weekend, giving us a 3 day long weekend after the 5 day easter break. The weather has been unpredictable which makes it hard to plan some activities. Given the rainy weather, we took the opportunity to drive to some places I had on the…

Cake #5 – Concorde Gateaux

It’s been 8 months since my last cake, mainly due to overseas work commitments and other things, but I’ve decided to get back onto the Bakers Dozen list and get the remaining cakes completed. The Concorde Gateaux is #5 on the list and on paper looks to be one of the more difficult cakes as…