Blueberry Flapjacks

Flapjacks or crumpets remind me of school holidays. My gran used to make a huge batch of flapjacks in the morning and we would tuck into them with butter, cinnamon and sugar while watching "KTV".  So whenever...

Citrus Polenta Cake with Cardamom Syrup

The smell of this cake baking is something quite special and the flavour reminds me of our time in Tuscany.  A slice of sunshine is the only way I can describe it. Polenta provides a nutty dense texture that...

Perfect Crepes

These crepes are light, thin and positively flop proof!  I served them recently with Fairview's Passionfruit Lemon Curd and fresh raspberries. Ermergerd, sooo good( a slight addiction may be happening here)!...

Mini Doughnuts with Rooibos Syrup

I spent the morning looking through my recipe archives and came across these mini doughnuts with rooibos syrup that I developed about 4 years ago.  My thought behind this was to create little mouthfuls of...

V Day dessert: Lavender creme brulee

A perfectly cooked creme brulee is something quite special. This is my husband's favourite dessert of all time, so I thought it's only fitting to post my creme brulee recipe - with a twist of course. This one...

Easy “fruitcake” ice-cream

Welcome to my new Bits of Carey website!  Goodness me, it's been a hectic few months for me, but I'm happy to say my dream has been realised and I'm ready for action! What a wonderful early Christmas...

Happy holiday food

Balsamic roasted tomatoes and goats cheese tartsIssue 25 Now, don't these tarts look festive? Just looking at them make me so happy so I thought I'd share the recipe and a photo gallery of delicious...