Raspberry, Almond and Coconut Friand

Words have failed me recently. Lost. I had paused waiting for my muse to come back. It has been a long pause. Recipes and images have been flowing just the accompaniment of language has been missing.   Friands are one … Continue reading

Chocolate Mousse brownie stack

┬áChocolate, it seems to be the theme running through my posts lately. And this post is no different.   But my excuse, winter and the need to wrap myself in warmth and deliciousness. There has been a chill to the … Continue reading

Date, Tahini and Cacao truffles (nut free, gluten free and dairy free)

The joy that is felt when you find a super healthy food that a 4 year old will eat happily at any time of day (or night) is only one a mum would get. It’s not very often the words, … Continue reading

A tart Lemon Curd Slice

The chill of winters air has made it’s way into the breeze. Bringing with it the desire for comfort, warmth and fullness.   The sun has lost it’s intensity, shining bright but with a waning warmth. A sleepy heat, just … Continue reading

Mini Passionfruit Cakes with Lime Curd Icing

  When the sun is shining in those last moments of summer, where the days are still warm and the evenings chilled, the feeling of want and comforting begins to tread lightly in our hearts. Comforts to warm and fill … Continue reading

“Caramello” Pot de Creme

We found ourselves with a lot of chocolate after Christmas, and although most was devoured eagerly, I managed to sneak some aside for some extravagance. Caramel, Chocolate, salt. There couldn’t be a more perfect union. Balanced, creamy and sweet. It’s … Continue reading

Raspberry and Verbena Iced Tea

It’s well into summer here in the southern Hemisphere. Long hot humid days are upon us. Days perfect for nothing more than cool water swimming and ice cold drinks and iced tea sure does fit the latter. For me, iced … Continue reading

Rhubarb, Hazelnut and Wattleseed Friands

The markets have been so satisfying lately. Colourful, bountiful and summery. Spring and summer sure do bring some tasty wonders. The Rhubarb in particular has been striking. Those ruby stalks standing out in a green sea of spinach, kale, pak … Continue reading

Mini Chocolate Meringue (or what to do with 2 egg whites)

I often find I have 2 egg whites left over from recipes. (these were from my chocolate mousse) I could save them up in the freezer until I had enough to make a batch of friands or macarons, but more … Continue reading