Rhubarb & Orange Tea Cake

By | July 24th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Fruit, Protein Cakes, Refined Sugar Free, Special Diet, Uncategorized|

I should be planning my work schedule for the next two weeks, but I just needed some time out today as I've been unwell over the past month.  So I decided to put my time to good use and do

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Brown Butter & Cinnamon and Pistachio Cream Glazed Doughnuts

By | May 28th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Doughnuts|

In today's world, making a choice can become an almost impossible task.  It is easy to feel confused and overwhelmed when faced with too many options.  I find that I tend to choose what is familiar in such times.  It

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Chocolate Honeycomb Cookies

By | March 31st, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Biscuits & Cookies, Chocolate|

The thing about baking rich, decadent chocolate chunk cookies is not whether or not you can stop at one, when eating them.  It is really a question of whether or not you can refrain from eating the cookie dough, before

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Coffee Berry Doughnuts with Vanilla Crème & Armagnac Glaze

By | March 18th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Doughnuts|

That post heading is quite the mouthful, isn't it?  So are these doughnuts.  Quite the delicious mouthful.  They're not a breakfast doughnut, although who could judge you for having one at breakfast?  Not I.  These are a real dessert doughnut. 

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Pear & Olive Oil Muffins

By | March 6th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Fruit, Muffins|

Yesterday morning I took mum out for breakfast before we headed out to do some shopping.  As we sat down to look at the amazing menu of a new local cafe, mum looked up and said "You know, I'm actually

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Strawberry Caramel Blondies

By | February 25th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Fruit|

Some days you just need to Eat The Damn Cookie. Am I right?  You know I am. It's been a crazy month and this week I had a sudden craving for blondies. With salted caramel and strawberries. Aromatically, that makes

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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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