On ANZAC day, there is the dawn service, the parade, and of course, these great biscuits. Anzac biscuits (cookies for our North American friends) are so named as allegedly they were good biscuits for wives and girlfriends to send to their loved ones in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at war. Because they were baked without the use of eggs, it was said that they did not spoil and would make the long journey intact. [Read more…] about Anzac biscuits
Desserts & special occasion
Gluten-free baking can be hard to master, but at Easter time you can’t miss out on a hot cross bun. This gluten-free hot cross bun recipe includes some sneaky chocolate chips to give a little Easter flavour to your baking. You can swap them for dried fruit if you prefer, and simply use flour and water for the cross. [Read more…] about Gluten free chocolate hot cross buns
As Easter Friday rolls around, many turn their minds to homemade hot cross buns. Well think no more: we have the best recipe for you (and it’s not even ours!). We can’t really better Karen Martini’s fabulous hot cross bun recipe, so instead we’ve just cooked them up, photographed them, with a few minor amendments. Enjoy!
Corny, but we couldn’t resist – some little chocolate hearts for the special person / people in your life. So yummy that you may have difficulty parting with them. Gluten free too.
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Looking for a dessert that is big on show and taste? Look no further. This berry panettone dessert is perfect for Christmas Day when panettone are in shops everywhere. You can make it a few days in advance and then simply top with fresh berries and icing sugar on the day. We have one version using alcohol and mascarpone, and another with vanilla-infused milk and cream for a slightly cheaper version of this tasty dessert. [Read more…] about Berry panettone dessert
Rocky road is great to make as an edible gift. The kids can even make it themselves to give to their teachers or friends. Cut into a slab or break into chunks for a moreish treat. [Read more…] about Rocky road