Strawberry cheesecake with strawberries in rose syrup

Strawberry cheesecake

 

There are times that I can take one look at a photo of a dish and know that I want to cook it.  That is exactly what happened when I saw this cake of the cover of the October 2010 issue of Australian Gourmet Traveller.  It took me a little while to find the [...]

Chocolate and hazelnut celebration cake with Frangelico syrup

Chocolate celebration cake

Time flies when you’re having fun!  I recently realised that a very important date had passed without my acknowledgement.  Just over one year ago I decided to give Food 4 Thought an online presence including my blog.  The reason I started blogging was to not only share my cooking experiences but [...]

Linguine with lemon, parmesan and soft poached eggs

Pasta with lemon, parmesan and poached egg 1

 

Sunday evenings are when we usually like to relax at home, especially if we’ve had a busy weekend working on projects or out socialising.  This weekend I’ve been working around the house partially completing my annual spring clean (which I should have done months ago) and G has been dedicated to his cars.  So we both [...]

Sourdough bread

Sourdough sandwich

I’ve been making my own bread for many years.  My Dad inspired me to start baking it because whenever I used to go and visit my parents he would bake a fresh loaf (something he normally did on a weekly basis) because he knew how much I loved it.  Initially I used a [...]

Classic lemon cheesecake embellished with hibiscus flowers in syrup

Cheesecake with Hibiscus flowers

Being a passionate cook often involves giving and receiving food related gifts.  I love seeing the look on someone’s face when they try something that I have created and really enjoy it.  The gifts I have received over the years have been many and varied. 

Items such as Vanilla and Port Chocolate Sauce, Chilli [...]