What I love so much about food is that it can take you to places you’ve never been before, and moment you’ve only ever dreamed about. 575 more words
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I was showing some friends from Sydney around Newcastle the other day when one of them posed an interesting question to me. This post is my attempt at answering it.
Continuing on my cooking spree, I decided to prepare some home-made granola. I have roasted my own muesli before but I always seem to have trouble getting a nice crunchy granola. 261 more words
A couple of days ago, I opened the figs I’d preserved back in September (http://cheesybiscuit.wordpress.com/2013/09/25/preserving-the-summer-syrupy-figs/) – I was excited to find out what they’d be like, and they were well worth the wait… Soft, but not mushy, fragrant, with an almost honey-like syrup, but still tasting, all importantly, of fig. 6 more words