Hazelnut cake with chocolate glaze

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Blog, Dairy free, Gluten free, Latest News, Recipes, Sweets | No Comments
Hazelnut cake with chocolate glaze

I’ve been going a little bit barking baking mad lately. In addition to having an ever growing ‘to-do’ list, including some important PhD reading and writing I have struggled to get around to, I also have a small project on the burner that means I have to put in some serious kitchen time – trialling […]

More simple summer entertaining… Strawberry and ricotta tart

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in Blog, Latest News, Recipes, Sweets | 2 Comments
More simple summer entertaining… Strawberry and ricotta tart

Everyone loves a good tart. In my last post I promised that I would share this recipe. This is one of the easiest tart recipes I have ever come across. It is a mish mash of two recipes – I have used the pastry from a Donna Hay cookbook called Modern Classics Book 2 (because of […]

Fig and walnut oat cookies

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Blog, Latest News, Recipes, Snacks, Sweets | 2 Comments
Fig and walnut oat cookies

I am so happy I am clicking my heels together in glee. Why? I am the proud owner of a brand spanking new kitchen – complete with a new, massive, electric oven and gas cooktop! Yippee! Whilst the rest of the house renovations are not yet complete – I still have plywood and a classy […]

Better the devil you know – Home-made peanut butter & muesli slice

Posted by on Apr 29, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Snacks, Sweets | 3 Comments
Better the devil you know – Home-made peanut butter & muesli slice

The idea for this post came from a discussion I had with a friend at a BBQ the other day. My friend, who has a young daughter, was telling me of the conundrum she has deciding what goes into the school lunchbox. She really wants to do the best by her little one, but is […]

Blueberry Custard Tart

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 in Blog, Latest News, Recipes, Sweets | No Comments
Blueberry Custard Tart

Fresh local blueberries This tart celebrates the fabulously sweet, plump blueberries that are in season in Northern NSW at the moment. My local famers’ market actually sells them in buckets weighing about 1.4 kilos! This tart was made with the intention of entering last Friday’s Mullumbimby Farmers’ Market Bake Off. Unfortunately… things didn’t quite go […]