Cork Dork is an exploration into the insular world of the sommelier, or wine-taster, as well as the industry and traditions of wine making in general.
Despite the name Brandy Snaps rarely contain brandy any more. We have based ours on a more traditional style recipe for the Christmas Holidays.
These Christmas Shortbread Biscuits (or cookies) are always great to have on hand. They can be made in advance and frozen in dough form, then baked when needed.
Christmas pudding drenched in delicious brandy custard and served with ice-cream. The perfect ending for a Christmas feast.
The Honey Bee and Our Food Security. Bees are vital to our food security, with so many species of plant needing bees for pollination.
Cinnamon scrolls or cinnamon rolls. Often completely disappearing shortly after being taken from a warm oven. Try with varietal honeys for a different taste every time.
Dark Chocolate Truffles are perfect as an after dinner treat, or for when your friends pop around for a cup of tea. They are even a perfect gift for the avid chocolate fan.
Kalettes are a new vegetable variety being grown locally in Australia. We decided to try the Kalettes with a Thai ginger style stir-fry.
This is not an everyday recipe, but definitely worthwhile when you get the chance. Duck Fat is a magic ingredient and super versatile, and when combined with truffles the results are stunning.
This is a perfect summer time pasta dish. It is surprisingly light and refreshing, yet still just as filling and satisfying as any other pasta.