Fritule

Fritule

According to Wikipedia, fritule are "a festive Croatian pastry made particularly for Christmas. They resemble little doughnuts... Venetian frìtole... they are usually flavored with rum and citrus zest, containing raisins, and are topped with powdered sugar." For me they're also a whole lot more. They were one of my favourite sweet treats growing up, and [...]

Easy fish curry

Easy fish curry

Mid week just-got-home-from-work dinners are my biggest challenge. It's easy to get a nice meal on the table when you have lots of time to plan and prepare and shop for it, but it's trickier on long work days. One of my favourite ways to do it is with prepared curry pastes. I use them [...]

Crunchy Autumn salad

Crunchy Autumn salad

I love a good salad. Adapting your favourite summer salads to Autumn or Winter flavours by switching to seasonal ingredients, and swapping peaches for apples and almonds for pecans takes your salad game to a whole new level. I also think this salad would be great with some flaked smoked trout instead of the cranberries, [...]

Salmon en croute

Salmon en croute

Impressive but not really difficult, who can say no to moist flaky salmon when it comes in a buttery pastry parcel? I had been planning to make individual portions with fillets but when I saw whole sides of salmon at Easter time I couldn't resist one large showstopper instead. Serves 8 what you need: 2 [...]