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Baked Honey Figs

Baked Honey Figs

Posted on Oct 31, 2010 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Fruit, Special Diet | 4 comments

It’s a few months too early for fresh figs here in Melbourne which may explain why they cost around $2.50 each at the moment.  Ouch!  But wow, I found some beautiful figs yesterday at Mecca Bros while doing the fruit & veg shopping and couldn’t resist getting a few.  I love fresh figs … they’re so delicate and when they’re...

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Awesome Choc Chip Protein Bombs

Awesome Choc Chip Protein Bombs

Posted on Oct 24, 2010 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Nuts, Protein, Protein Cookies, Special Diet | 22 comments

Lately, I’ve got more serious about my fitness and that includes my diet.  It’s no biggie as I like to eat healthy most of the time anyway.  It’s just that … well, balancing healthy eating with what feels like a biological imperative to bake and make desserts is a teeny-weeny bit of a challenge.  I’m a big believer in the old...

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Torta di Ricotta Siciliana

Torta di Ricotta Siciliana

Posted on Oct 18, 2010 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Tarts & Patisserie | 8 comments

Wow, my first recipe post!!!  Bear with me folks, I’m no blogspert and I’m still struggling with the layout I vowed I would bake something at least once a week.  I’m not sure I will achieve that, but this is my first attempt to do so.  I was helped this weekend by some bad weather in Melbourne … perfect weather for a ricotta tart,...

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Welcome!

Posted on Oct 18, 2010 in All Recipe Posts | 4 comments

Why “Chocolate Chilli Mango”?  Maybe because it rolls off the tongue so nicely … or maybe because they are my favourite foods in the whole world.  Sweet or savoury, they go together in any combination … they can be healthy or deliciously bad for you … and ultimately that’s what this blog is all about. Over the years...

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