All Blog Posts

Grandad's Pikelets

Grandad's Pikelets

This recipe is a treasured inheritance, as Grandad’s pikelets were simply the best. He insisted that the eggs had to be at room temperature and they must be beaten with the sugar to form a creamy, mousse-like mixture. His favourite way to serve hot pikelets was with butter and strawberry jam. We sometimes make a double batch on rainy Sunday afternoons and enjoy them covered in butter and a dusting of icing sugar. The rest we pack into lunchboxes on Monday. Ingredients (makes 20-24) 150g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 60g caster sugar 180ml milk 30g butter, melted and slightly cooled butter, extra,...

Read more →


Picture-Perfect Pavlova Recipe

Picture-Perfect Pavlova Recipe

Phillippa's Pavlova is the ideal meringue dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside - best topped with whipped, pure cream and seasonal fruit. Serves 10-12   Ingredients: 6 egg whites (can use frozen whites) 90ml cold water 470g caster sugar 2 tsp pure/natural Vanilla essence 2 tsp white vinegar 2 tbsp. corn flour  Method: Turn oven to 150c, 140c fan, with rack in the centre. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry in a scrupulously clean and dry glass or stainless-steel bowl. Whisk in the caster sugar a third at a time. Depending on the speed of your...

Read more →


Phillippa's 2019 Christmas in the Media

Phillippa's 2019 Christmas in the Media

We are always thrilled to be interviewed and mentioned in the media. Here's a snapshot of the coverage we've received this Christmas, including a segment on Studio 10 with Phillippa. See full article by Callan Boys - Christmas kit homes: Gingerbread house roadtest View the Minimax Magazine - December 2019  Country Style - December 2019 Issue   From Melbourne's favourite bakery, Phillippa's, comes this easy [Christmas mince pie ice cream] recipe that's perfect for those hot summer days during Christmas. (2 Dec. 2019) "Excellent Christmas Range" on Urban List's The Feed - The Melbourne Food News You Need to Know (6 Dec....

Read more →


Fast & Elegant Christmas Feast Ideas

Fast & Elegant Christmas Feast Ideas

At the busiest time of year, it's hard to keep on top of everything. So here are some time-saving ideas for your Christmas feast: Crush a packet of HONEY STARS and mix through 1.5–2kg seasoned, mashed pumpkin enriched with cream and sprinkled with roasted hazelnuts. Serve with pork, turkey or game. Mix SPICED CRANBERRY ORANGE SAUCE with mayo or sour cream and toss through leftover turkey or chicken with toasted almonds for crostini or a baguette filling. Chop any SPICED NUTS and add to salads or vegetables to increase their appeal. Crumble SABLÉS over salads or vegetables to give crunch and extra flavour. Serve TRADITIONAL PUDDING flamed in brandy with whipped pure...

Read more →