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    Roasted Cocoa Chocolate Cake {gluten free}

    “What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.”  - Katherine Hepburn Roasting may be one of the most basic methods of cooking, but it's also, in my mind at least, the most wonderful. Roasting brings about rich complex flavours, which is a director result of the chemi[...]
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    Blueberry and Earl Grey Tea Cake

      In my previous post I shared my love of tea, so it's perhaps unsurprising I have a tea recipe for you today - a beautiful Blueberry and Earl Grey Tea Cake. Earl Grey is perhaps one of the most beautifully fragrant teas, and is one so many of us are familiar with . It's heady scent is so [...]
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    Gingerbread Madeleines

    You might have noticed I've been slow to get off the starting blocks with my Christmas cooking. The reason for that is that I'm still recovering from this horrible super flu. Gone are the body aches, and my voice, thankfully, is back, but I still have a horrible cough which I can't seem to stop [...]
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    Avocado and Banana Bread - refined sugar free, butter and oil free

    Everyone loves banana bread. It's a wonderful weekend indulgence, especially toasted and slathered with butter. But for my last breakfast recipe in my 5 recipe Australian avocados breakfast challenge I wondered about making a healthy banana bread without butter. Namely using avocados in the place [...]
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    Rhubarb and Orange Blossom Cake

    Let's start by saying if you plan on making this cake the day before and photographing it on the following day don't. The juicy rhubarb topping combined with the humidity here in Brisbane lead to an unattractive sag in the middle.  While this cake may not win any beauty awards, don't let appeara[...]
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    Blood Orange Madeleines with Pistachio and Cardamom

    I still haven't gotten my fill of blood oranges this season, so here's yet another blood orange recipe. :) There are few fruit seasons that I look forward to more than blood orange season. Each red speckled orb filled with jewel coloured juice is more precious than diamonds to me. I plot what I[...]