Whole Orange Polenta Cake

I love making cakes with polenta because it gives cakes such a wonderful texture. Citrus flavours go great with polenta and this orange cake is a real winner, perfect for dessert or a teatime treat. I [Read More]

Thermomix Fruity Dream

Serves 2-4 There's so much to love about fruity dream. It's fast, fabulous and very, very fruity! It's gluten free, dairy free and low iodine and you can make this soft serve in minutes! When I [Read More]

Luscious Lemon Baked Cheesecake

Serves 12 If you love lemon and you love cheesecake, then this is the dessert for you!  One of the best things about having a food blog is that there's always something new cooking in the [Read More]

Baked Rhubarb/ Rhubarb Mess

Serves 4  The baked rhubarb is awesome on it’s own, but why not take a step into rhubarb heaven, and make a mess?! Ingredients 1 bunch rhubarb 2 tablespoons caster sugar Grated zest of [Read More]

Nana’s Best Ever Bread Pudding

Cuts into 16 generous squares Me and my nana went together like cookies and cream. I said goodbye to her in 2004 but I still think of her and miss her every single day. I realised recently that it [Read More]

Plum and Orange Baked Cheesecake

Lately, some readers and Facebook followers have expressed some disappointment in my love of baked goods and sweet stuff because they were under the illusion that my blog/Facebook page are [Read More]

Apricot and Amaretti Cake

Serves 8 generously Now that I'm a wannabe minimalist, I might be less about the gift giving but I'm all about the fuss making, and more to the point, cake making because as Julia Childs once said [Read More]

Slow Cooker Blushing Pears

Serves 6  (low iodine) I love these pears slow cooked in port, they're as pretty as they are delicious! I love cooking in the slow cooker because you can just dump in all the ingredients in and [Read More]

Best Baileys Cheesecake

Serves 16 This cheesecake is the daddy of all desserts. I remember when I first made this decadent delight for two friends' joint birthday. Since then there has been much tweaking and tasting of [Read More]

Paula’s Mini Raspberry Cheesecakes

Makes 10 My ex colleague Paula (she of the healthy Banana Bread fame) brought these to one of our Biggest Morning Teas at my old job and it was love at first bite. These individual cheesecakes [Read More]