Bean Noodle Cakes

On Monday night I had a Girls Night In for the Cancer Council. By far the most popular food item (including the cakes and chocolate) were the bean noodle cakes. They are amazingly delicious – everyone went back for seconds! Bean Noodle Cakes: 100g vermicelli bean thread noodles 150g green beans 2cm-length coriander root and … Continue reading

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Fink Chocolate Cafe

I think I’m addicted. I live near the Fink Chocolate Cafe and all the staff now know my order – Swiss Hot Chocolate, Large. I went in the other week and a waitress that I didn’t know as well was serving me. Oliver, the owner, leaned over and said, “She’ll have the Swiss, and it’s always large.” I’ve been spoilt. … Continue reading



I made these muffins the other week (again from Belinda Jeffery’s Mix and Bake – I might be addicted). Honey -Toasted Muesli Muffins 2 cups gluten-free museli (I use Brookfarm’s award-winning gluten-free Macadamia Museli) 1 cup gluten-free plain flour (I use White Wings) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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I had breakfast with my sister Emma and our friend Lisa at Not Bread Alone. Now I’m not a massive breakfast person so I asked for a hash brown and avocado. They’re both sides on their menu and the hash brown is gluten free (which makes me happy) and it turned out to be one … Continue reading


Mmmm Orange cake!

Another Belinda Jeffery’s jem. It’s in the oven right now and if the final product tastes as good as the batter did I’m about to be very happy! I halved the recipe, however here are the original mesurements: Beautiful Orange Cake 3 cups (450g) plain flour (I used White Wings glueten free plain flour) 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading


Chocolate Wisdom

I’ve been eating Dove dark chocolate ‘promises’, and they’re delicious! I thought I’d share some of the pearls of wisdom that are on the inside of the wrappers. “A diamond is a piece of coal that finished what it started.” “It’s the small things that matter, mainly r0und, brown, chocolate small things.” “Deep down I’m … Continue reading