Raw Ferrero Rochers 

Ingredients  2 cups raw hazelnuts  1/4 cup oats  1 cup dates  3/4 cup coconut cream  1/4 cup cocoa  Method Soak the dates in the coconut cream for a few hours (until soft. Can soak them overnight too)  Set aside 15 hazelnuts for the centre  For the coating- Slightly blend 1/2 cup of hazelnuts (make sure…

Instant chocolate mousse 

This has got to be the easiest dessert 🍨 ever! Only two ingredients, all you need is a jar, drinking chocolate and cream and it literally takes 2 minutes (I timed it). This chocolate mousse can be eaten with hot/cold chocolate drink or with fruit and chocolate.  Ingredients  300ml cream  3 heaped tbsp drinking chocolate  Method …

Vegan peppermint slice 

This is the perfect slice – crunchy chocolate base, soft minty centre with a melt in your mouth dark chocolate coating  Ingredients  2 cups of flour  1 cup desiccated coconut  1/3 cup cocoa powder  1/2 cup sugar  180g coconut oil   Filling  3 1/4 cup icing sugar  60g coconut oil  60ml water  1/2 tsp peppermint oil…

Passionfruit, pineapple, and coconut gluten free cake 

This is an insanely light cake. It is a favourite with a few of the customers and especially a regular customer called Scott who buys a small cake from me once a week. He said this is was number cake which he calls ” the cloud cake”.  In this recipe the flour is substituted for…

Balsamic reduction for an entrée 

If you’ve ever wondered how chefs make the delicious dip you have as an entrée at restaurants.. well here is how to make it. Ingredients  1/2 cup balsamic vinegar  2 tbsp brown sugar  Rosemary and thyme (optional)  1 tbsp Good quality olive oil or oil from your sundried tomatoes Method  Pour your balsamic vinegar and…

Green herb salad 

If you are in need of an incredible dressing recipe… well this is it. This green dressing is full of delicious herbs, lemon, balsamic and toasted garlic. Very satisfying when paired with potatoes, cabbage, celery, mint and toasted seeds.  Ingredients 4 medium sized Agria potatoes  1/4 cabbage  2 large celery stalks and leaves if you’re…

Gluten Free Lemon Tart 

This lemon tart is the perfect dessert for a winters day. Especially when there is a surplus of lemons. Goes well with whipped cream, yoghurt, (or clotted cream which is my family’s favourite) . This lemon tart has a sponge like topping, gooey lemon centre and a crunchy, crumbly base. Ingredient  Base 100g softened butter …

The Perfect Lamington 

Originally lamingtons were made with old sponge. I guess a good way to turn over old product but not so good to eat. once you try making lamingtons from scratch, you will never look back.  It’s not as technical as you may think, first you make a delicious soft vanilla sweet sponge then dip it…

Sticky Teriyaki and Ginger Sauce with Chicken 

This sauce goes well with chicken, vegetables, stir frys, noodles, vegetarian sushi and salads.  Ingredients  1/3 cup mirin (sweet alcohol. You can find in the international isle) 1/3 cup of soy sauce/ Tamari sauce  4 tbsp honey or brown sugar  1 tsp fresh grated ginger  3 tbsp of flour or cornflour  500g chicken thigh  Method…

Quinoa sushi with pickled ginger turnips.

I don’t think there is a limit on what you can put in sushi!  Quinoa is so good for vegetarians because it’s high in omega 3 🙌  I accidentally made a delicious recipe for pickled turnips!!! I’ve never actually tried turnips before but I stumbled across some baby turnips at the supermarket and thought they…