A Deconstructed Lemon Meringue Pie

I love a deconstructed dessert. They save time and hassle, but often present amazingly. In a glass, on a plate or in a jar, it doesn’t seem to matter, they just look pretty. A few herb blossoms picked from an … Continue reading

Lest We Forget….. And some Quinoa and Ginger Anzac Biscuits

The story of the Anzac biscuit is a romantic one. Worried for their husbands, sons and boyfriends, women all over Australia took action in the only way they could, they began to bake. There were rations, there were time constraints … Continue reading

Little Roasted Beetroot and Dark Chocolate Cakes

The beetroots were perfect at the farmers markets this week. Perfectly round, deep and rich in colour and at a great price. I couldn’t refuse. Instantly I knew what I was going to make with them. Beetroot has long been … Continue reading

Besan flour and why i love it…. Plus a Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

Gluten free Chocolate mud cake made with besan flour

The humble chickpea, is one old middle eastern legume. 7500 years old infact, and has been traveling the world for a great portion of that time under different pseudonyms. Chana, Besan, Chickpea, Garbonzo, Ceci, Kabuli, to name but a few. … Continue reading

Date and Dark Chocolate ANZAC style Biscuits

Date Syrup my new Love……………….. Date syrup has been made and used for thousands of years in the middle east, although its relatively new to our western societies. It’s an all natural sweetener that is sweet with a fruity date … Continue reading

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