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Cherry Ripe … but not as we know it

Cherry Ripe … but not as we know it

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Fruit, Ice cream & Sorbet, Special Diet | 26 comments

Well, yesterday I put the question out there on the Facebook page … Cherry Ripe or Banana Split?   The general idea was to do a simple reworking of these.  Thank you to everyone who responded!  Cherry Ripe was the undisputed favourite among those of you who did, but let’s face it, I intended to tackle both all along anyway. It was never really...

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Yuzu and Hazelnut Entremet

Yuzu and Hazelnut Entremet

Posted on Aug 16, 2011 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie | 18 comments

On occasion, life unloads a truckload of lemons on you and it sucks.  Trying to get a decent shot of this spectacular cake in all its glory was just such an exercise in total suckage. Total photography fail. But on the upside … a TOTAL ENTREMET SUCCESS. Plenty of citrus goodness here but no lemons.  The inspiration for this cake was my extreme need...

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Low Carb Protein Bars … Working (it) Out

Low Carb Protein Bars … Working (it) Out

Posted on Aug 10, 2011 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Nuts, Protein, Protein Bars, Special Diet | 46 comments

When too much protein bar just isn’t enough … and it just isn’t.   Is it?   No!  So here we are again … This is Part II of the protein bar experiments I’ve conducted over the past month or so.   Well, Part II is actually the continuation of Part I.  The recipe is not new, as such, but an improvement over the original.  Some...

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Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Posted on Aug 2, 2011 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Cupcakes | 24 comments

Are you the kind of person who hates piping frosting?  Too fiddly? Or your baking is always rushed and you just don’t have the time to do it? Piping bags?  What?  Maybe you don’t even own any piping bags or nozzles at all. Or, like me, do you ALWAYS have them handy, until one day you go in search of a bag when you need it and realise you forgot...

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