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Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

I was asked recently to step back to age six. I was to think of my favourite cake, and make it for the BBC Good Food ME team – they wanted to know what an Australian food blogger thought they should take from my food-clogged mind, and put in their […]

October 6, 2013 ×

Recipes

Recipe: Nan’s Lemon Slice

Recipe: Nan’s Lemon Slice

Totally old school today – taking a trip down memory lane. Aunty Nancy (well, great Aunt) passed away at the age of 97 last week. She was a fab lady. I remember going around to her place, with her golf-green lawn, fresias and camelias. We’d sit around the red formica […]

June 21, 2013 ×

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Flourless lime and coconut cake

Flourless lime and coconut cake

This is officially the best cake in the world (according to me). Wheat free, grain free, dairy free, low in fat (but not in sugar – hey, you can’t have it all), moist, finely textured, exotic, pretty, keeps well and is incredibly easy to make. AND it tastes like lemon […]

April 11, 2013 ×

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Cardamom and pistachio custard tart

Cardamom and pistachio custard tart

This is really so much easier than you would think. I’m not much of a pie maker, and yet, I managed to pull this off without a hitch. There’s many steps, but all are very easy. Unfortunately it’s a little deviation, in fact a large deviation from my usual gluten […]

March 8, 2013 ×

Christmas, Recipes

Batheeth pies

Batheeth pies

It’s silly season again, that’s why. Only time for silliness, nothing else. In the midst, I have been preparing some Christmas recipes for Ahlan Gourmet. They are a twist on the original, and bring a little of the Middle East into the traditional English recipes.The first is Batheeth pies – […]

November 14, 2012 ×

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Caramel and Chestnut pie

Caramel and Chestnut pie

I’m still in France, and finding it increasingly hard to stay gluten and dairy free in support of my children. But the way I figure it, it’s only the kids who are supposed to be on that diet, so I’m allowed to fall off the wagon for a month. I […]

July 28, 2012 ×

dairy free, gluten free, Recipes

Cherry Frangipane

Cherry Frangipane

A trip to a provincial market is always inspiring, but the recent one I took to Tarascon, in the Bouche du Rhone departement was an eyeful of the grandest degree. I came home with a bundle of goodies, not the least, but the cheapest, being a half kilo of deep […]

July 17, 2012 ×

dairy free, Recipes

Poached Pears

Poached Pears

I usually avoid fruit desserts. They are naughty things pretending to be healthy. I’d much rather eat something healthy pretending to be naughty. Hence the drunken pears. They feel so naughty as you glug in the red wine, but we all know what happens to alcohol when you cook it […]

July 1, 2012 ×

dairy free, gluten free, Recipes

Orange jellies

Orange jellies

We’re going on a time warp here – back to a time when I used to dream about these in the weeks of lead-up to my birthday party. My mum was fairly anti white-bread, definitely anti-sugar and not much of a baker, but she used to make these sunshine smiles […]

May 8, 2012 ×