Posts Tagged ‘cinnamon’

Recipe: Fig & Cinnamon Slice

My work is a big fan of morning and afternoon teas, it doesn’t take much for one to get organised and everyone is expected to bring something along to share. I much prefer going the homemade route but finding something new to make that will travel well (I walk to work) and satisfy the masses can be tricky! When I came across this recipe for fig & cinnamon slice in an old Sweet Food cookbook I knew I had to give it a try and let me tell you, I was fairly popular when I showed up to work the next day!

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Recipe: Citrus Iced Tea

As this crazy heatwave rolls on in Melbourne I’ve needed to come up with new refreshing drinks to stock my fridge with as we’re going through them all rather quickly in an attempt to stay cool! There’s been batches of cucumber water in all kinds of flavour combos and homemade lemonade whenever I got lemons from my parents tree, and now it was time for some homemade iced tea!

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Recipe: Spiced Brown Sugar Syrup

After playing around with different sugar syrups when making homemade lemonade a little while back, I decided I would play with some more grown-up varieties to use in cocktails (or mocktails!) over the Christmas holiday period. The first one I played with was this spiced brown sugar syrup – the mix of spices just tastes like Christmas to me! It’s super easy to make and will keep in the fridge for a few weeks, so you can always have some ready to go just in case!

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Recipe: Stewed Apples

Today I wanted to share a deliciously simple recipe for stewed apples, that can then be used in a huge variety of ways – or, just eaten straight from the bowl! I don’t use much sugar in the recipe so it’s best to use sweeter varieties of apples, but if you can only get your hands on the more tart varieties of apples then maybe up the sugar or honey a little – depends how sweet you like them really!

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