Coconut palm juice
It’s been humid, still and hot here in Cairns. All the rain we should be getting seems to be landing on flood-battered South East Queensland. So we’re all hot, and some wetter than others.
I thought I’d mention this drink because it is the BEST thirst quencher. I’ve encountered several brands and they [...]
I thought it might be of interest to some readers to see the main items that will be covered in the Produce Glossary of Tropical Cuisine: Cooking in Clare’s Kitchen. As you may already know this cookbook is the first of what will be several volumes, and in each one a new set of [...]
When Tropical Cusine: Cooking in Clare’s Kitchen comes out I imagine that some readers might presume I am a complete soak from the number of mixed drink and cocktail recipes it will contain.Â However, coming up with these recipes is more about playfulness than ensuring a regular alcoholic intake.Â They are like a liquid and [...]
Lime golden syrup dumplings image © Catseye Productions 2009
This is a development of a childhood favourite, golden syrup dumplings. My sister Ness used to make a version that ramped up the lemon content as we all loved the balance of tart and sweet flavours. This is my current version, using the limes that we [...]
Our family has been munching this banana bread since I remember, and like the rest ofÂ my family I’ve never been an immaculate cake maker.Â More often than not they end up like this one, so I have no interest in entering the Rosy Levy Berenbaum league.Â But it tastes great, and lasts well.
If you [...]