Chocolate Buttercream

  Makes enough icing for 12 cupcakes This chocolate buttercream is one bowl wonderful! I am never going to win any prizes for my cake decorating but what I lack in skills, I definitely [Read More]

Ginger Slice

This slice is totally old skool and totally delicious. Think crumbly, buttery shortbread on the base with a lightly spiced icing topping it all off. I blame those ginger nut biscuits for putting me [Read More]

Stained-Glass Window Biscuits

These egg-free stained glass window biscuits are as pretty as they are delicious! I've given this recipe an extreme makeover - with some new pics, a new list of ingredients and a new how-to. My new [Read More]

Low Fat Healthy Hummus

Serves 4 I've been a lover of hummus for as long as I can remember. In the olden days I bought it but when I got my Thermomix I made it myself. Hummus never lasts long in our house and when I began [Read More]

Quick Beetroot Dip

Serves 4 (easily doubled) I'm not a survivalist but you'd find that hard to believe if you looked inside my pantry. We may only be a two person family but I have enough food in there to feed a [Read More]

Peanut Butter and Almond Cookies

Everyone will go nuts for these delicious Peanut Butter Cookies! I love peanut butter so hard. Talking of hard, I used to keep peanut butter in the fridge which made it impossible to eat because it [Read More]

Spicy Tomato Dip

Serves 4 Everyone will love this healthy, delicious salsa style dip made with tomatoes and seasoned with a home made spice mix. What's not to love?! I'm a sucker for a dip and a healthy one at [Read More]

Mango and Banana Yoghurt Gelato

Serves 4-6 One of the things I love most about summer in Australia is mangoes. I just can't get enough of them. I often think summer should change it's name by deed poll to "Mango Season," I think [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]

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]