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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized | 2 comments

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.  Well, mostly.   I had surgery in September thanks to a long-standing hip injury and some time off from...

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Humpy Creek is the Bee’s Knees (Guest Post)

Humpy Creek is the Bee’s Knees (Guest Post)

Posted on Mar 7, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit | 5 comments

I have found that the people who truly inspire me are invariably those who dream large and are willing to take risks in life to achieve their dreams.  I suppose this is true for most of us. I first met Emily when she got dumped with me as her personal training client (some years ago now) 😉  I recall that she introduced me to these odd things she called...

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Romancing the Rhubarb

Romancing the Rhubarb

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fillings, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet | 8 comments

I have to confess I’ve never been interested in, let alone understood, Valentine’s Day.  The way I see it, if I need to have a special day set aside to remember to tell someone I loved them, I might have bigger issues to deal with than gift giving 😉  But that’s just me. I’ve never been romantic in a shower me with all the chocolates...

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Tropical Chia Pudding

Tropical Chia Pudding

Posted on Oct 11, 2013 in All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit, Special Diet | 3 comments

I’ve been thinking of getting away for a week or so.  A chance for mum and I to have some quiet time.   Getaways make me think immediately of Port Douglas and my beloved Four Mile Beach, in far north Queensland.   It was my father’s favourite spot as well and so a perfect place for us to go.  Unfortunately, it’s just not on the cards...

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Raspberry Lemon Thyme Tarts

Raspberry Lemon Thyme Tarts

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Tarts & Patisserie | 11 comments

You can only stay away from making pastry for so long before the desire overwhelms you like a tidal wave of flaky deliciousness … and you find yourself rolling and cutting out dough to line tart tins once more with delight. Just me?  I doubt it.  But it certainly describes how I’ve been feeling for the past week or so. I promised my father I...

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