Easy Bagels


As the markets are now closed due to the COVID19 lockdown, we haven’t been able to enjoy some of our favourite products for weeks. Specialty dumplings, sauerkraut, gozleme… and also bagels. I happen to have high grade flour, peacefully bought before the lockdown, so I set to work over Easter. These New York-style bagels didn’t…

Seafood Chowder


I learnt this easy seafood chowder from watching Masterchef Australia. Fleur Sullivan, the chef, is from NZ! This seafood chowder is made with roux, a mixture of flour and butter. I’ve modified this recipe a bit to reduce the amount of butter to make it lighter. You can pretty much add any seafood in as…