Chocolate Shortbread Stars

Makes 25 Great cookies for Christmas! You can find the Thermomix conversion for these superstars here. Ingredients 250g unsalted  butter, softened 1 cup (160g) icing sugar 1 ¼ cups [Read More]

Almond Stars

Makes 24 Ingredients 1 3/4 cups (250g) plain flour 2/3  cup (150g) caster sugar 2/3 cup (70g) ground almonds 1 pinch cinnamon 200g unsalted butter 2 egg  yolks ½ teaspoon [Read More]

Old Fashioned Matzah Pudding

  Serves 6 - 8 I have many happy memories of celebrating Passover at my auntie's and uncle's house. I loved the huge, delicious, family dinners that auntie and uncle used to host and it was [Read More]

Mini Ham and Corn Quiches

Makes 24 As I was updating this recipe and giving it a go in the Thermomix, I had a very happy (and very delicious) accident. I had run out of shortcrust pastry and only had puff, so puff pastry [Read More]

Spiced Banana Bread

If you look through the recipe roll here on the blog, you'll soon see that I go bananas for banana bread. There's the Raisin and Walnut  Mini  Banana Loaves, Nutella Banana Bread, Choc Nut Banana [Read More]

Cranberry Chewies

It was only years after I did the low iodine diet that cranberries were to be avoided but gee, these treats were delicious while they lasted! When you  can't eat salt, seafood, whole eggs, dairy [Read More]

Chocolate Coconut Cakes

Makes 6 This was one of the first recipes I ever posted and since then it's had an extreme makeover with new pics and a shiny, new Thermomix conversion. These days I'm a wannabe minimalist but [Read More]

Fruity Meringue Macaroons

Makes 24 If a meringue and a coconut macaroon had a food baby, these gluten free, low iodine treats would be it! I pretty much lived on these when I was on the low iodine diet and I've been loving [Read More]

Nicky’s Birthday Sponge

This cake looks fantastic and it's fat free! Ingredients 4 eggs ¾ cup caster sugar 1/3 cup plain (all-purpose) flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 1/3 cup cornflour   How [Read More]

Grandma’s Jam Drops

I can't wait to share this recipe for these jammy bites of deliciousness and some top tips for the perfect jam drop! I am a bit obsessed with biscuits with jam - remember these Vanilla Jam Star [Read More]