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Triple Ginger Spice Loaf
Triple Ginger Spice Loaf

A Triple Ginger Spice Loaf is full of warmth and incredible spice flavours. A beautiful spelt based loaf cake boosted with three kids of ginger, this will make you think of cool country evenings by the fire with a cup of tea in hand. Absolutely delicious! The best...

Vegan Chinese Chilli Eggplant
Vegan Chinese Chilli Eggplant

You know that delicious Chinese Eggplant dish you had at the restaurant that you just can't stop thinking about? Delicious stir-fried eggplant pieces coated in a sticky, sweet and spicy chilli garlic sauce? Your prayers have been answered because I have perfected that...

Rhubarb Strawberry Polenta Traycake
Rhubarb Strawberry Polenta Traycake

A beautiful winter bake, this gluten-free, dairy-free Rhubarb Strawberry Polenta Traycake is baked low and slow for a gorgeous golden brown crust studded with perfectly caramelized winter fruit. Enjoy as a teacake or serve warm as a pudding with a dollop of cream or...

A Good Lemon Ricotta Cake
A Good Lemon Ricotta Cake

If sunshine was ever captured in cake form, it would be this gloriously sunny and beautifully tart Lemon Ricotta Cake! Lots of juicy lemon flavour offset by salty, creamy ricotta in a golden but oh so soft crumb that is literally to die for. This very good Lemon...

Vegan Coconut Chai Cookies
Vegan Coconut Chai Cookies

Deliciously moreish Vegan Coconut Chai Cookies, crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle. These healthy, protein-packed cookies make a yummy guilt-free snack and are infused with the warmth of a custom chai-spice mix.  Warm Vegan Chai Cookies For A Healthy...

Hummingbird Muffins
Hummingbird Muffins

Inspired by the famous Hummingbird Cake, these Hummingbird Muffins are rustic and wholesome banana and pineapple muffins made with spelt flour, pecans, fruit and spices. A great sturdy muffin with caramel notes that freezes well and tastes super delicious. What's a...

Vegan Zucchini Bread
Vegan Zucchini Bread

A one-bowl, mix-and-bake Vegan Zucchini Bread recipe packed with pecan nuts, olive oil and loads of spices for a nutritious breakfast or snack. This foolproof breakfast bread has the best texture, a gorgeous crust that toasts to perfection and a soft, airy crumb that...

Homemade Spinach And Feta Gozleme
Homemade Spinach And Feta Gozleme

A quick Spinach and Feta Gozleme is one of the most requested and well-received after school snack at our home. I make it less than 30 minutes with my trusty yoghurt based gozleme dough recipe. The secret ingredient for faster rising and lighter dough is yeast. This...

Sticky Triple Chocolate And Orange Star Wars Cake
Sticky Triple Chocolate And Orange Star Wars Cake

"Mum, look at me!" left shoulder thrown back, little wiry body angled sideways, knees bent in some kind of a stance, chin tucked down, eyes glaring menacingly, skinny right arm stretched towards me, the forefinger and thumb cocking an imaginary weapon. "Guess who I...

Vegan Scrambled  Spice Eggs (Tofu And Turmeric Scramble)
Vegan Scrambled Spice Eggs (Tofu And Turmeric Scramble)

A lot has happened in the chicken coop in the past two years. We first brought home three Isa Brown hens in late 2011 - Mario, Luigi and Yoshi. A year later we added the majestic black Australorp Toad to the family. Then in 2014, we lost Mario, Yoshi and Toad...

Crunchy Oven Baked Potato Chips
Crunchy Oven Baked Potato Chips

I am doing something today that I haven't done in over 11 years of food blogging. I am blogging spur of the moment because I posted a picture of  good old hand cut potato chips on Instagram and all of you went nuts. Never did I expect to receive so many emails and...

How To Make An Avocado Rose And Pistachio Dukkah Bowl
How To Make An Avocado Rose And Pistachio Dukkah Bowl

When I first moved to Australia in 2005, I had never seen an avocado in person. When I did bring home one shiny green avocado, it turned out to be hard and tasteless (little did I know that there was an exact science to choosing and eating a perfectly ripe avocado)....