Archive of ‘Breakfast food’ category

Buttermilk pancakes

Pancakes on a plateWhen I first moved to Melbourne I had no friends. True story. These pancakes are very relevant to this story.

Anyone who has moved countries or states knows this no-friends thing to be a fact of life. You have to meet new people, and rely on the kindness of others. It’s what makes it exciting – you never know who you’re going to meet and connect with. (more…)

Cinnamon sugar and apple pull-apart bread

Pull-apart sugar cinnamon and apple bread

This bread has power over people. You see it. You need it. The sugary goodness stays with you long after you’ve left the page.

Pull-apart cinnamon and apple bread

We have a tradition in my little house (er, flat) of having breakfast together once a week before we run out to our separate lives. (more…)

Super healthy banana and fruit bread

Banana and stone fruit bread image taken from above

Banana bread is maths. Well, trying to make healthy banana bread with no butter or oil, that also isn’t rubbery, is maths. The high butter quantity in banana bread has always annoyed me as it feels like it should be a healthy snack. Banana + Bread = healthy, right? Yea, well, Starbucks banana bread is worth about one and a half snickers bars. I know which I’d prefer… (more…)

Home made muesli

Home made muesli

I’m putting this recipe up for purely selfish reasons – I can never find the recipe when I need it. And getting a good balance of healthy ingredients like almonds, cranberries oats and rice crisps in the right proportions takes a lot of experimenting!

I should say here that it’s been a ridiculous amount of time since I posted last.

I’ve been moving house. Again. I feel like a tequila-drinking kitten that has been chasing moths (my friend Megan used this expression this week, I don’t understand it, but I love it and wanted to use it). (more…)