banana bread

2020-04-18T05:51:14+00:00

  Everyone who buys bananas needs a banana bread recipe to whip up when you notice your bananas have blackened. Here's mine. It's quite moist and I like to toast it on high until the edges are crispy - perfect [...]

banana bread2020-04-18T05:51:14+00:00

coconut & date chocolate mousse

2020-01-10T23:38:54+00:00

  The classic French 'Mousse au chocolat' is primarily made from melted chocolate, butter, eggs (separated) and cream, and while I love the smooth, silky texture and rich taste, it's just a little too much cream for me. The texture of this [...]

coconut & date chocolate mousse2020-01-10T23:38:54+00:00

quick leftovers empanadas

2020-01-12T03:41:41+00:00

  What better way to jazz up left overs than to encase them in slightly crispy, slightly chewy, subtly sweet fluffy pillows. Empanadas are traditionally bread or pastry stuffed with meat/cheese/veges and either baked or deep-fried. These little guys are pan-fried like [...]

quick leftovers empanadas2020-01-12T03:41:41+00:00

chicken liver paté

2020-01-12T03:44:16+00:00

  I'm not really one for going up to the pub just for a drink. However, I have been known to go up at my local (The Local Taphouse) just to get their Chicken Liver Parfait which is served with onion [...]

chicken liver paté2020-01-12T03:44:16+00:00

choc-almond butter cups

2020-01-12T03:56:23+00:00

  Who doesn't love Reese's peanut butter cups?! These are healthier version and what I've been bringing along to festive celebrations this year. They're simple (only 5 ingredients), quick and forgiving with the quantities. The chocolate layer sets slightly harder than the nutty [...]

choc-almond butter cups2020-01-12T03:56:23+00:00

caramelised onion, fetta & ćevapčići tart

2020-01-12T03:59:42+00:00

  I eat a lot of onion. I add brown onion to most savoury cooked dishes and I grow (an abundance of) green onions in my vege patch which are a great, subtle raw addition to all my salads. In addition [...]

caramelised onion, fetta & ćevapčići tart2020-01-12T03:59:42+00:00

rosemary, sesame & linseed crackers

2020-01-12T04:00:46+00:00

  There's no lengthy story behind this one. As my body is much happier if I limit grains, I often use almond meal or coconut flour in place of wheat flour. This recipe has been adapted from a version on [...]

rosemary, sesame & linseed crackers2020-01-12T04:00:46+00:00

quinoa fried ‘rice’

2020-01-12T04:04:56+00:00

  Just as you might use left-over rice, this is a tasty, quick and healthy way to use up left-over quinoa. Absolutely no need to be precise with these ingredients / quantities - like fried rice you can throw in [...]

quinoa fried ‘rice’2020-01-12T04:04:56+00:00

ANZAC ‘Remembrance’ cookies

2020-01-12T04:08:57+00:00

  When I was a little girl and up until late in high school, each ANZAC Day the family would all get up early and Mum would pin a piece of fresh rosemary to our collars - for remembrance*. We'd [...]

ANZAC ‘Remembrance’ cookies2020-01-12T04:08:57+00:00
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