Pearl Barley + Almond Milk Porridge with Spiced Poached Pears
Almond Milk / Almonds / Breakfast / Cheap + Cheerful / Coconut Milk / Dairy-Free / Fruit / Ginger / Maple Syrup / Meals + Courses / Pearl Barley / Pears / Pomegranate / Special Diets / Vegetarian / Wholegrains

Pearl Barley + Almond Milk Porridge with Spiced Poached Pears

  It’s easy these days to get carried away with what’s new and exciting – especially in the world of food. We are constantly bombarded with marketing ploys and colourful packaging that claim ‘superfood’ status and optimum nutrition. I’m certainly not suggesting that I don’t occasionally ride the wave of the latest ‘trendy’ ingredient – … Continue reading

Blood Orange + Chocolate Tart
Arrowroot / Baking / Basil / Blood Orange / Breakfast / Buckwheat Flour / Cacao / Chocolate / Eggs / Lemon / Lunch / Maple Syrup / Milk / Orange / Sweet / Wholemeal Flour / Yoghurt

Blood Orange + Chocolate Tart

My Blood Orange and Chocolate Tart is an ode to all things fresh, lovely and carefree. Seeing a pyramid of deep red, shiny-skinned blood oranges at the market the other day I couldn’t help but swoon. The smell, the texture, the colour – it was pure sensory overload and I had to, I just had … Continue reading

Baked Silken Chocolate Jam-Jar Cheesecakes with Vanilla Spiked Yoghurt + Candied Orange
Almonds / Arrowroot / Baking / Brazil Nuts / Buckwheat Flour / Cacao / Chocolate / Maple Syrup / Orange / Sweet / Tofu / Vanilla / Wholemeal Flour / Yoghurt

Baked Silken Chocolate Jam-Jar Cheesecakes with Vanilla Spiked Yoghurt + Candied Orange

Charming little individual chocolate cheesecake jam-jars made with all-natural ingredients and are completely butter-free, egg-free, and refined white sugar-free. Each jar is layered with a maple-sweetened brazil nut base, a beautiful light and silky chocolate ‘cheesecake’ filling featuring silken tofu, dark organic chocolate, orange zest, and almond butter, and topped with vanilla-spiked yoghurt. Garnished with … Continue reading

Sweet Bread Pudding with Blackberries, Mandarin + Rose
Baking / Berries / Breakfast / Buckwheat / Cinnamon / Cream / Eggs / Hazelnuts / Mandarin / Maple Syrup / Orange / Poppy Seeds / Rose Water / Sweet / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Sweet Bread Pudding with Blackberries, Mandarin + Rose

Bread puddings are something that people often associate with being a stodgy, heavy and uninspiring dessert. The sweet bread puddings that I have made here are exactly the opposite. Crusty, wholesome, nut and seed-studded sourdough bread is tossed with tangy blackberries and a lightened-up custard featuring the flavours of Morocco – citrus, cardamom, rose water … Continue reading

Toffee Apple, Almond + Quinoa Cakes
Almonds / Apples / Baking / Eggs / Maple Syrup / Quinoa / Sweet

Toffee Apple, Almond + Quinoa Cakes

It’s apple season and I’m in heaven. Is there anything more comforting for a wintertime treat than soft, moist cake, sweet caramel and tender toffee apples? I lucked out and was given a bucketful of beautiful seasonal apples picked fresh from my neighbour’s orchard. Their aromatic, juicy flesh was ripe for baking and I happily … Continue reading