Fruit cupcakes with spiced vanilla buttercream recipe

These fruit cupcakes with spiced vanilla buttercream have a hint of festive additions like raisins, currents and warming spices. They are so light and fluffy with a creamy smooth vanilla buttercream and a dash of cinnamon and all spice. You could call these Christmas cupcakes, but they are perfect for Fall or anytime of year … Read more

Cherries preserved in spiced port syrup recipe

Cherries are the best fruit on the planet and unfortunately have a very short season. Falling over the middle of summer they scream Christmas to those of us living in the Southern Hemisphere. This recipe for cherries preserved in spiced port is wonderful to make for now or later. While feeling very festive they are … Read more

Roast deboned chicken stuffed with pork & sage recipe

I developed this easy recipe for roast deboned chicken stuffed with pork & sage Laboratory earlier this year. They have a lovely farm grocery shop on their Estate that sells deboned free-range chicken. They also sell a range of seasonal farm produce and artisanal products from neighboring farms. Both the chicken and the stuffing which … Read more