Pumpkin Scones from Ida’s Kitchen

Pumpkin scones, made famous by Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s wife Flo, were once synonymous with Queensland country baking. Now, they are undergoing a resurgence at the hands of Ida’s Kitchen Head Pastry Chef Elsa Holland, inspired by pumpkin pie on a recent trip to the United States. When you visit Ida’s Kitchen, the bright new café on […]

Chanoya’s Matcha Muffin recipe

It’s the Matcha chocolate ganache tart that gives it away – a pretty little pie case filled with two shades of green chocolate filling… We may be in Southport suburbia, but we’ve just stumbled upon a well-respected chef in a most unexpected locale. ‘Chanoyu’, meaning ‘a gathering of people to enjoy food and coffee together’, […]