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Support Our Farmers

One way to support our farmers through the difficult drought times that the Australian agricultural sector is facing is to go the extra mile to seek out and buy Australian grown produce. So much effort and care has gone into the production of the fruit and vegetables that we buy each week and we should support our local farmers. In fact, many growers bring their … Continue reading Support Our Farmers

Chocolate and Orange Marble Bundt

Chocolate and Orange Marble Bundt The orange tree is loaded with lovely fruit and what better way to use one of these sweet oranges than to flavour our Chocolate and Orange Marble Bundt cake. I have been doing a little research into the ratio of ingredients needed to make a perfectly textured, light yet moist cake. This recipe uses a low protein Self Raising flour … Continue reading Chocolate and Orange Marble Bundt

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Apples and Summer Fruit from Orange

What an abundance of Australian grown summer fruit: nectarines, peaches, apricots, plums, new season apples, pears, figs, mangoes , the summer delicacy, prickly pears and much more were available this morning at Parklea Markets in outer Sydney. Fruit growers, Rod and Boris, brought them to us, as they do each week, direct from the farm in the premier fruit growing region of Orange, NSW. The … Continue reading Apples and Summer Fruit from Orange

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Delicious Australian Grown Apples from Orange

Early this morning at Parklea Markets in outer Sydney we were spoilt for choice for the finest apples and pears brought to us direct from the premier fruit growing region of Orange in NSW. With those magnificent apples, just picked, crisp and delicious, it was hard to decide which varieties to buy this week. Then there were the many different varieties of sweet pears. I … Continue reading Delicious Australian Grown Apples from Orange

Orange Sultana Butter Cake

This cake is a simple but great bundt cake for afternoon tea, using this seasons oranges for flavour and the sweetness of Australian sultanas. Orange Sultana Butter Cake Ingredients: 170 g butter 1 cup of sugar 3 cups Self Raising flour, sifted 3 large eggs 3/4 cup milk Juice of 1 medium orange zest of one orange 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup of sultanas … Continue reading Orange Sultana Butter Cake

Carrot, Walnut and Orange Biscuits

These soft biscuits bring together carrots and walnuts and the flavour of orange.  I have included on orange icing to glaze the biscuits. You can also just sprinkle some icing sugar as I have here. Carrot, Walnut and Orange Biscuits Ingredients 300 g carrots 130 g butter 120 g sugar 1 egg 170 g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 70 g walnuts chopped 1 … Continue reading Carrot, Walnut and Orange Biscuits