Recipes

Toblerone Slice

This recipe is wonderful, rich, moorish, and also diary free for those who are also lactose intolerant… I had this the other week with Iris after she had a wine party so we tried it with red wine, and then dessert wine and it was gorgeous…. as was the wine! 150g butter 100g dark Toblerone 1 … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding

One of my all time favourite’s for any meal – breakfast, dessert, afternoon tea, snack – is rice pudding. I now have three recipes depending on what mood I’m in and for how time poor I am. One (from Donna Hay); serves 4-6 depending on the size of your ramekins. Place 1-2 tablespoons of cooked … Continue reading

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Red Dust

The weather in Sydney was crazy today. There were severe weather warnings for strong winds, but along with the winds we also got red dust carried from the desert in South Australia. These are some of the photos from the Sydney Morning Herald:             *All photos are from the Sydney … Continue reading

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Brands

It’s taken me until now – a year and a half after being diagnosed – to be able to walk into a supermarket and know what brands I like, what gluten free options I can buy safe in the knowledge that I won’t be throwing dinner out because it tastes like cardboard! I still have … Continue reading

Recipes

Cheating

Several times when I’ve been going to an afternoon tea and I’ve known that there probably wouldn’t be anything for me to eat – unless I stuck to fruit, which is no fun when everyone else is eating cake – I’ve made a simple butter cake. I’ve been asked for the recipe on several occasions … Continue reading