Category Archives: Dessert

Intolerant Friend Cookies

Well, really cookies for friends with food intolerances… These cookies are free from wheat, dairy, egg and soy. So if you have vegan friends and friends with food allergies (except nuts – I can’t help you there), then these are … Continue reading

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3 Orange Baked Apple and Rhubarb

Brisbane is experiencing an unseasonably rainy July. Brisbane winters are usually dry, with cool nights and warm sunny days. We have blue skies that reach from one end of sky to the other. But not this year, it has rained … Continue reading

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Beer Soaked Apple Pie

I know this sounds crazy, but beer soaked apple pie is really good, well so long as you like beer and apple pie, and I really like beer and apple pie! This recipe was invented when beer appreciation night was … Continue reading

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Fruit Scrolls

I have a confession to make… I have been hoarding some Christmas fruit mince at the back of the fridge for… well, since Christmas. I just couldn’t bring myself to cook it, it was likely letting go of the last … Continue reading

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Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Icing

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, certainly not for mass-produced sweets, chocolates or cakes. They’re way too sweet and it really masks the interesting base flavours like chocolate or fruit. So when I do eat something sweet it … Continue reading

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Chestnut Cream Tart with Morello Cherries and Orange

This tart is just glorious as the cool weather starts at the beginning of winter and the chestnuts are fresh and plump. The chestnuts seem to carry a sense of warmth even when the tart is cool and the orange … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Ginger Compote

Some days I think I must actually be Malaysian or Korean because I love their food so much, and then some days I think I was born with Grandma taste as I love porridge and stewed fruit. Here is a … Continue reading

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Vegan Turkish Delight Jelly

This is for my little brother. He has been a vegetarian for many years, but he used to love both Turkish delight and jelly, so bro, this is for you! This is a seriously delicious jelly flavour and I recommend … Continue reading

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Healthy Chocolate Mousse

This is seriously healthy chocolate mousse with no nasty artificial sweetners just lots of natural, healthy ingredients. You could honestly eat it for breakfast, and indeed I have. 1 serve has only 152 calories, and the serve isn’t modest, but … Continue reading

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Poached Pears – How Grown-Up of Me

We had some dear friends over for dinner while dog sitting (looking after one of the dear labradors for whom this blog is named) and so feeling grown-up by parenting (a dog) in a house (not a unit) I thought … Continue reading

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