Hazelnut milk

As a life long morning cereal eater, usually my homemade toasted muesli and mostly avoiding dairy, it’s been all about soy when it comes to milk choice. That is until recently, when procrastination about grocery shopping resulted in a shortage … 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

Mini Raspberry Cheesecakes

A quick post for some indulgent weekend baking. Cheesecake always freaked me out as a kid. There was something about having cheese for dessert that just didn’t make any sense. At the time the fanciest my cheese knowledge got was … Continue reading

Gluten free Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Greens, Roasted Pine nuts and a Poached Egg

The last few weeks have flown by for me, without a moment to spare, full of boxes and belongings and chaos as our house gets packed up and then unpacked at the other end. We finally made the step into … Continue reading

Raw Cacao (cocoa) Tahini Truffles, Food Revolution Day and some Flavoured Water…….

Today is Food Revolution Day. Founded by non other than Mr. Jamie Oliver, supported by his many and impressive friends, contacts and colleagues. The aim of this Food Revolution is to promote good food, good food choices and essential cookery … Continue reading

A Gluten Free Sweet Potato Gnocchi Recipe

This week in our kitchen we had sweet potatoes, so many sweet potatoes. So it was sweet potato mash with everything and these beauties, sweet potato gnocchi. Little golden gems of egg, gluten free flour and roasted sweet potatoes. Homemade … Continue reading

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

Roast Carrot, Potato and Quinoa side dish/salad

quinoa roast salad

I had the image of a well written post, with satisfying recipes for the end of this week, but alas time, energy and 2 little toddlers put an end to that vision. However, I do have a quick side dish/lunch … Continue reading

A Gluten Free Tart (including pastry recipe) Not that you would know!!!!!!

There is something elegant and classy about a savoury tart. Portable and self contained, they make for a perfect picnic food, buffet inclusion, starter or light meal. They can be served hot or cold without any compromise to flavour or … Continue reading