The Miraculous Flour-Less Chocolate Cake

In 1996 my mother bought me a cookbook. The book titled ‘YUM’ by Terry Durack, a well known Australian food writer and critic, still commands prime position on my now heavily laden shelf, 20 years on. There are several reasons for this. The most important one being the recipe for his Miraculous Flour-Less Chocolate Cake….

Coconut Pepita and Chia Biscuits with Dark Chocolate

I have to admit, I’m more of a cake-kind-of-girl then a biscuit one. It’s not that I don’t appreciate a good biscuit. I do. Actually, I’m sharing this recipe with you now because this IS a good biscuit. It’s a great biscuit. It’s crunchy…not too sweet…and can actually be debated that’s it’s kind of healthy….

Chocolate, Avocado and Macadamia Nut Brownie

When I first started out as an apprentice chef (all those years ago) I would of never considered combing avocado and chocolate. No Way! I would of screwed my nose up and shouted “don’t be ridiculous”. But these days, I’m excited by the idea. Last year I experimented with chocolate and beetroot and found this…

Chocolate, chia and banana cake

  It’s high time I posted a cake recipe. The last cake recipe I shared was an old favourite I’ve been baking for years, one my sister has taken to and now bakes for any and every occasion a cake is required. But this little beauty is a new recipe. It’s based on a simple…

Chocolate and Beetroot Mini Cakes

“Chocolate and beetroot!”, you may well scream, “Are you mad?” These two ingredients might seem unlikely companions, yet they work tremendously well baked together in a cake. I want to feel that cake I’m eating is offering some sort of health benefit. It means I can eat more of it. So what does the beetroot…