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The one about my fantastic voyage

The one about my fantastic voyage

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Special Diet, Uncategorized | 1 comment

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 that just wouldn’t lay down and die already. They go in with their little instruments, and a tiny camera, via two tiny...

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Oranges and Cream

Oranges and Cream

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Uncategorized | 4 comments

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 have guests coming over and are paralysed by the idea that you only have 30 minutes in which to make cake appear out of...

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Chilli Protein Pancakes (Flourless)

Chilli Protein Pancakes (Flourless)

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Protein, Protein Pancakes, Savouries, Special Diet | 4 comments

It’s winter and I am still harvesting chillies in my backyard. It makes perfect sense for my rocotos as they fruit several times per year and a winter fruiting is not unusual.   The temperatures this winter have not been as harsh as recent years in Melbourne. But to find my Habanero plants still bearing fruit in July is highly irregular.   It is...

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Chocolate Strawberry Protein Loaf

Chocolate Strawberry Protein Loaf

Posted on Jul 3, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Protein, Protein Bread, Protein Cakes, Protein Desserts, Special Diet | 9 comments

I rather like the idea of chocifying the world.  Heck, the whole universe is better with a little chocolate shared around. If someone tells me they don’t like brussel sprouts, my response is usually … Well, you can’t be expected to love all the foods. But, if someone tells me they don’t like chocolate, it’s usually followed...

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Lemon Financiers

Lemon Financiers

Posted on Jun 7, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Fruit, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized | 3 comments

“Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat” So sang Peter, Paul, and Mary way back in the early 60s.  I think they were being a bit harsh, don’t you?  Poor lemon?  Impossible to eat? Sure, there are not too many people happy to munch into the sour and juicy flesh of a...

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