Double Mango Proughnuts

By |January 31st, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Cupcakes, Fruit, Protein, Protein Doughnuts, Refined Sugar Free, Uncategorized|

So here's the thing ... as you can clearly see, I'm having some issues with my food photography.  More than usual ;) My food photography studio has temporarily been converted into hijacked by two very cute but very evil kittens,

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Mixed Berry Protein Muffins

By |August 16th, 2015|Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Uncategorized|

Making fruit muffins at home always leaves me conflicted.  You see, mum and I are both of the more is definitely better when it comes to adding fruit to muffin batter.  Because we love our fruit and more of it

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Brûlée Tartes à l’Orange

By |July 9th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Tarts & Patisserie|

Because it is Le Tour time again ... three weeks of little or no sleep as I wish the time difference between the east coast of Australia and France were not so huge.   Our local coverage of Le Tour is

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The Merits of the Mise en Place (and chocolate cake)

By |June 8th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Fruit, Low Carb, Nuts, Protein, Special Diet|

One of the best tips I could give to anyone who is new to baking (or even those who are more experienced) is to prepare their mise en place before mixing and baking. My mise en what? I hear you

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Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

By |May 19th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Cakes, Desserts, Fruit|

I love Autumn foods.  Much more than I love the Autumn weather and certainty that Winter is coming.  But the produce!  Wow.  The second blush of raspberries is always the best for me, even though I know they will soon

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Apple Upside Down Cake

By |May 9th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Fruit|

For me, every day is Mother's Day.  I love my Mamma more than anyone or anything and I let her know it as often as I can.  I mean, the woman has been putting up with my cranky pants attitude

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Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

By |February 28th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Desserts, Nuts|

It all started with a few lovely over ripe bananas in the fruit bowl and some good intentions.  Banana bread.  The healthy kind.   However, somewhere between sitting in my office and arriving in the kitchen, those good intentions got railroaded

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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

By |January 19th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized|

Forgive me, dear readers, it's been 4 months since my last post ... wait, no.   There'll be none of that.  No long-winded apologies.  Or short ones for that matter. I've been off doing other stuff, but it's all good stuff. 

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The one about my fantastic voyage

By |September 30th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Special Diet, Uncategorized|

Well, when I say "fantastic voyage" ... I mean I went into hospital last week for a bit of surgery. A hip arthroscopy, in fact.  Keyhole surgery to put matters right after a running injury from almost two years ago

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Oranges and Cream

By |August 24th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Uncategorized|

I know.  I know.  Sometimes you just don't have either the time or the energy to make buttercream. Maybe you find the thought of making buttercream just a little too daunting. Maybe you just found out you are about to

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