Category Archives: Cheesy

Roasted Walnut Balls

Roasted Walnut Balls

I have to admit a guilty pleasure—buying second hand cookbooks online. They’re just such beauties. I recently ordered Looneyspoons and The Vegetarian Epicure. The Epicure, a 1970s cookbook by Anna Thomas, was exactly as I remembered it from my mum’s collection—a bit tattered around the edges, smoothed corners from plenty of use, yellowing pages, and… Read more

Beautiful Baked Cheesecake

Beautiful Baked Cheesecake

Cheesecake might just hold a special spot in every girl’s heart. It’s the queen of all desserts: creamy, rich, and so amazingly delicious that surely none of those calories really count, right? Cheesecake was one of our favourite girl’s night traditions in Revelstoke. Zala’s Steak and Pizza House has amazing, home made, baked cheesecake every… Read more

DIY Ricotta Cheese

DIY Ricotta Cheese

Homemade cheese—not something I’d heard much about, nor had a concept of how to do, until I decided to attempt this ricotta recipe. Some conversation with Luke’s family, inspired by reflections on our trip to the Hunter Valley a few weeks ago, brought up the mention that making cheese at home is pretty easy. Softer… Read more

The Easiest White Sauce

Occasionally one is passed on a bit of cooking wisdom which makes a huge difference in your every day abilities to tackle recipes. This was one such piece of knowledge that Luke’s mum, Kerrie, imparted to me. It was while we were in the process of preparing lasagna for a dinner party of 15—during which… Read more

Cheese + Yoghurt Biscuits

Cheese + Yoghurt Biscuits

Anything still warm out of the oven is automatically amazing, and these cheese biscuits are particularly difficult to not gobble up all at once! My mom has been making this recipe for years, so it’s a standard companion for all kinds of soups and stews. They’re so incredibly quick and easy to make from scratch… Read more