Chocolate mousse filo tart 

The day has finally arrived. The beloved tofu that holds such a special place in my heart has transcended the realms of its usual uses of chinese-cuisine deliciousness, and, like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of its former beauty, it has landed right in the centre of a filo tart base, in the most… Continue reading Chocolate mousse filo tart 

Wholemeal fruit bread

Dates, prunes, apricots, cranberries, raisins…apple rings – whichever you decide is/are your favourites, they all have one…common denominator; to come together to provide you with a deliciously juicy fruit-infused wholemeal fruit loaf. It’s one of those cases where ‘the more, the merrier’ is very true. Grab whatever dried fruit you can, and chuck it in… Continue reading Wholemeal fruit bread

Coconut and lemon squares 

One square later, I can now confirm claims that coconut-lemon bites do actually make someone’s day 100% better. Smooth and creamy coconut butter mixed in with zingy lemon is an essential taste of spring that is absolutely necessary to a healthy and balanced diet. (Absolutely necessary🍋).  🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻💐🌿🌻 Preparation time: 30-40 minutes   Cooking time: 0… Continue reading Coconut and lemon squares 

Cookie dough or cookies with a chickpea common denominator 

The humble chickpea. The secret ingredient. The legume in the red cape. What can the chickpea not achieve? It is quite simply the super-food turned super-hero and its uses in many dishes leaves little to be desired. From curries to cakes, salads to…cookies; chocolate chip cookies to be precise. Or, of course, cookie dough!! You… Continue reading Cookie dough or cookies with a chickpea common denominator 

Mandarin and carrot cake with lemon frosting 

Today, the mild spring sunshine was a shinin’, and ma mandarin carrot cake was a bakin’! Hahaha. But seriously, the sun! After all these months of clouds and rain, the sun is finally making a feature length appearance in our skies, so what a better way to celebrate the beginnings of spring than by making… Continue reading Mandarin and carrot cake with lemon frosting 

Pumpkin Swiss roll/roulade with ginger buttercream 

Refrigerator contents: Leftover pumpkin. Fresh ginger. My brain says: Need cake. What to make…Pumpkin spice Swiss roll with ginger buttercream, of course! Bring the aromatic spicy smell of autumn cooking to your kitchen, trust me there will be no regret! I had so much fun making this; I’d always dreamed of making a roulade but always… Continue reading Pumpkin Swiss roll/roulade with ginger buttercream 

Two-ingredient banana pancakes 

When I discovered these pancakes I was – and still am – in utter shock. Pancakes…without actual pancake ingredients…?! They’re so so simple and sweet. “Pancake: A thin, flat cake of batter, usually fried and turned in a pan. Pancakes are usually eaten with syrup or rolled up with a filling.” So that settles it;… Continue reading Two-ingredient banana pancakes