Last year when thanksgiving rolled around, I used the excuse to perfect another recipe. And the crowd went wild. Ha! The response to this pecan pie recipe still makes me smile… Over the next few weeks, at friends’ request, I made four more pies and became somewhat of a unicorn. I haven’t made another one…
Fennel, Orange and Rocket Salad with Honey Walnuts
Fennel, Orange and Rocket Salad with Honey Glazed Walnuts is one of those recipes that can be tweaked depending on what you have on hand. You don’t need to be too particular with quantities either. Spicy rocket, sweet oranges, the aniseedy flavour of fresh fennel and crunchy of walnuts is a heavenly combination. Aim for…
Traditional Rum Butter (Brandy Butter) Recipe
Brandy Butter is one of the recipes I have memories of my mum making to accompany her famous boiled pudding. The subtle crunch of the granules of sugar that hadn’t dissolved yet still brings a smile to my face. For my adaptation, I suggest you use brown sugar as it gives a more caramel flavour and dissolves…
Warm Spicy Mulled Wine
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…
Kourabiethes: Greek Almond Shortbread Cookies
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.
Sugar Free Pumpkin Pie
Welcome the Christmas season in a healthy and delicious way with this sugar free pumpkin pie.
Quick, Easy Bircher Muesli
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!
Aussie Pavlova- Vanilla & Berry Wreath
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 with sugar free and wheat free alternatives
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.
Christmas Ice Cream Pudding with Sugar free option
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.
Gingerbread bliss balls
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. Gingerbread bliss balls: all the taste of Christmas without the refined sugar…
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.