On a recent trip to Melbourne, my husband and I stopped in at Pony Fish Island for a glass of mulled wine. We sat and read our books, looked out at the beautiful city across the river and sipped delicious warming cups of spiced wine. I, of course, took notes on the flavours I was…
This special recipe for Kourabiethes was given to me by a beautiful Greek lady made her cookies often and brought them to church. An absolutely divine, melt in the mouth, crumbly cookie, perfect with a coffee or given as a gift.
Welcome the Christmas season in a healthy and delicious way with this sugar free pumpkin pie.
Who wouldn’t want to wake up to a fresh bowl of Bircher Muesli? The combination of oats soaked overnight mixed into freshly grated apple, yoghurt, seeds topped with fresh berries and toasted almonds. Yum!
Everyone loves a good Aussie Pavlova or Pav as we affectionately refer to it. Topped with fresh cream and fresh fruit it’s a winner.
Asian noodle salad makes an appearance at our Christmas table every year and goes so well with a baked ham or roast poultry. When cabbage is a part of our organics box for the week I make it mid-year too.
Every two or three years this recipe features on our Christmas table. For those celebrating Christmas during Summer, Christmas Ice Cream Pudding is a winner. It’s creamy, full of flavour and looks so festive. Variations for a sugar-free alternative are included.
Last year I made a sugar free Gingerbread for a festive option for afternoon tea, but this year I just wasn’t feeling it. Being somewhat of a bliss ball fanatic I played around in the kitchen a little and came up with these. All the taste of Christmas without the refined sugar and extra carbs.
Caramelised onion is a favourite for cheese platters, salads, toasties and a myriad of other things. Homemade Christmas gifts are always a nice surprise, caramelised onion works well given in a cute little jar.
There is something irresistible about coffee desserts. Traditional tirimisu has to be one of the best. Best assembled a day or so ahead to allow the flavours to infuse, tirimisu is a great option for dinner parties or Christmas Day. Nothing to do on the day except enjoy.
This simple topping for toasted bread sings of lazy summer afternoons. Traditional tomato and basil bruschetta is always a hit at any gathering or works wonderfully as a topping for grilled meat.
Here are some of the best Christmas recipes I’ve discovered over the years.