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Mandarin and olive oil cake

A few weeks ago I went to a handmade cake class. It was part of a series called “Cakes our mothers taught us” being run at Tamsin’s Table, in Poowong East in Gippsland, in Eastern Victoria. I had wanted to see Tamsin’s farm and in particular her dining table for months, ever since I had…

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Sicilian apple cake

Mamma broke her wrist in July and has been staying with my sister Barbara whilst she recovers. Although it is terrible that mamma broke her wrist, it has given me an opportunity to spend time with both my mother and sister together. Barbara got married when I was 13, so I treasure the times we…