Melt and Mix Gingerbread

 Makes 24 (depending on size of cutter) This gingerbread recipe is quick, easy and all kinds of delicious. When I was a kid, I hated all things ginger, even gingerbread! Can you believe?! Now I [Read More]

Cookies and Cream Cheesecake

Serves 10-12 I still remember making this for dessert for one of our first Christmases in Australia. We were still fresh off the boat (and when I say boat, I mean plane) and we hadn't quite got the [Read More]

Fat Free Vegetable Soup

I have to say there are not many recipes that survived the journey from London to Sydney, but this is definitely one of them. It's survived the tests of both distance and time, because it's cheap, [Read More]

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 This 4 ingredient hummus is low-fat, super healthy and totally delicious!  I've been a lover of hummus for as long as I can remember. In the olden days I bought it but when I [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]