Lemon Tarts

On countless occasions I saw first time customers scan the array of cakes, brownies, muffins and biscuits we had on offer. I knew the moment they spotted the lemon tarts: their head moved left, right and then stopped. Often they bought one and then returned to buy bulk. What’s so good about them you ask?…

Salad Everyday

I love this salad. I make it at least once a day. Okay sometimes twice a day. It’s great as a side or as a main meal. Simply, it’s a salad that can easily be bulked up with radishes, herbs, cheeses and lettuces or paired down to a fresh tomato salsa. With no airs or…

Baked Eggplant and Ricotta

There are so many reasons to love eggplants. They’re versatile – they can be pureed, stuffed, grilled, crumbed and baked. One of my favourite ways to cook eggplants is to grill them; they have a beautiful smokey flavour that’s easily coaxed over a hot grill. Serves 2-4 Ingredients 2 -3 eggplants 400ml of passata 2…

Salmon Patties

This recipe was developed over a few days and then perfected over many years. I can’t tell you the amount of times I’ve made these, they were the most requested item on the cafe menu. They go perfectly with a simple dressed leaf salad or on a roll with dressed leaf and lemon mayonnaise or…