Saturday, April 5, 2014

In My Kitchen - April

I honestly didn't think I would get to do an In My Kitchen for April as my world at the moment is focused on Chow Down to Eurovision 2014, but with 37 countries and 37 dishes what's another post??.......Coffee??

In My Kitchen.....
....is a rosette tool.

I first saw these when I was researching Sweden for last year's Chow Down to Eurovision but didn't have enough time to order them.

The biscuit is very light and crisp (recipe here) and as I was writing the post for this year thought it would be great with a crushed peppermint lollies and icing sugar to give the illusion on a cold snowflake.


In My Kitchen....
.....is Cinderella's lift to the ball.
This year with the pumpkins, it has been size over quantity. There are another 2 progressing well in the back yard but I won't be drying them on top of the shed as I did last year as they became a possum buffet!!
 
 


In My Kitchen.....
.....is a cookie jar I bought with the indention of having on my desk at work in the spirit of community sharing.
It hasn't made it there yet...but I have taken them some breads and cakes.
 
 A selection of French patisserie for Harmony Day, Chocolate branches/fingers, vanilla bean macarons, and rose and pistachio fondant fancies.




In My Kitchen....
....is some Melbourne roof top honey seeds I bought that should be in my garden by now! I just adore the packages, so clever!

 
 http://www.writerscentre.com.au/community/best-australian-blogs-comp/peoples-choice/
In My Kitchen.....
.....is not a sad and desperate plea but just a polite public notification that the people's choice round of Best Australian blogs 2014 is open and you are able to submit votes for Don't Boil The Sauce.
 
The voting system isn't exactly user friendly but its alphabetical so I'm on the first page, and if viewing on a mobile you need to scroll to the bottom of the page. (AB is Television.AU if you are really keen)
At this stage I don't believe you need to journey into the enchanted forest to collect Unicorn tear drops......but I'll keep you posted.
 
 
 

12 comments:

  1. G'day! I am soooooooooooo glad to see you had time for In My Kitchen this month Jason as I always love peeking into your kitchen too! I have been searching high and low for a rosette tool!!! Love the pumpkin and look forward to your next Eurovision installment! :)
    Cheers! Joanne
    http://whatsonthelist.net

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    1. Thanks Joanne, I got the rosette on amazon.co.uk, couldn't find one here

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  2. Is that a real pumpkin? It's incredible.

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    1. 100% real, thanks Sally, I seem to be ok at growing things you don't need to attend too
      cheers
      Jason

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  3. Jason! Eurovision is a-coming! Those rosette cookies are a new one to me, and they look amazing! Well done on the huge pumpkins, and your cakes look divine as always! Good luck with the awards! :)

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    1. Thanks Celia, the excitement is building! I'm really happy with the rosette, love finding new things.

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  4. The pumpkin looks quite mystical and the pastries absolutely wonderful! A rosette tool is something that I don't yet own...but perhaps in the future! And good luck with the Australian best blogs competition!

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    1. thanks Laila, I am so excited by the pumpkin for all the soup in winter

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  5. Jason, you have some good things in your kitchen! Love it!

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    1. thanks Liz, it was a fun one to put together

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  6. Well you already know I'm a fan of those snowflake treats. Such dedication! But what I really want to know is what office you work in so I can visit for Harmony Day next year. We have a spread but nothing as classy as that! I'll vote for you from my desk top, rather than this stupid ipad. Good luck!

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    1. hehe it's a top secret location.
      Thanks for the vote, I'm hoping to beat last year's score
      29 days to go!!

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