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Category Archives: Chocolate

Fudgy Brownies with Blueberries

In an unusual twist for me, I’ve been craving chocolate cake. My diet’s been all about vegetables for the passed few months, an effort to shed the build up of … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · 37 Comments

Gluten free choc chip, cherry and almond cookies

  Christmas is a time for giving and small homemade gifts are always well received. This year I thought I’d make my friends a chocolate treat. Chocolate is perilous in … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 19 Comments

Unbaked Nutty Chocolate Ginger Bites

  I don’t really have a sweet tooth, but wouldn’t you know it, I have a craving for something sweet and no oven for baking. I was so busy making … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 18 Comments

Flourless Chocolate Brownie with Raspberries

Am I alone in harbouring random vivid food memories beginning from early childhood? I have a vast databank of delicious tastes connected to particular places stored deep within. Today I … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 24 Comments

Maggie Beer’s Chocolate Cake with whisky soaked raisins

January is birthday season in our house so we don’t make New Year resolutions that are doomed to failure before a week has passed. Instead we indulge in spoiling our … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 24 Comments

Peanut Crunch Brownies

The unbreakable bond between my youngest grandaughter and our elderly canine Monty was forged over a jar of peanut butter. Miss S, now nine, has many food allergies but luckily … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 18 Comments

Chocolate Choc Chip Cookies – Gluten Free

 In preparation for our relocation I’m reducing my pantry stock. I figure the fewer boxes we shift, the less there is to unpack at the other end. I only keep … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 15 Comments

Spiced Hazelnut-Cacao Brownie

During November the Cookbook Guru is cooking from the Australian Gourmet Traveller Magazine. I have already posted a potato and egg curry recipe which I loosely adapted to suit my … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 22 Comments

Crispy cocoa swirl coconut meringues

Pesky egg whites, the freezer seems to be over run with batches of three. The choices for using them seem so limited, all meringue based, pavlova, macaroon, macarons. A little … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 24 Comments

Chocolate Orange Mousse

As young newlyweds in the seventies, we often hosted dinner parties for family and friends. They were simple, casual and good fun. Entertaining business associates and their spouses on the … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 20 Comments

Lemon, Fig and Ginger Nut Cake

I’ve been putting some cake recipes I rank as old favourites through their paces to see how they adapt to being baked using spelt flour rather than wheat. Those of … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 30 Comments

Fudgy Chestnut Brownies

Almond meal seems to be the most common replacement for wheat flour in gluten free cakes. It gives the bulk, structure and moisture needed to make them good to eat. … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 29 Comments

Flourless Chocolate Brownies

We felt like a chocolate treat so I took the opportunity to try something new, to add a flourless chocolate Brownie recipe to my repertoire of gluten free treats. I … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 16 Comments

Chocolate Yuletide Log

Chocolate is mandatory at Christmas, smooth dark bittersweet chocolate, mixed with love and other luxury ingredients into a yummy delicacy. I was inspired to make this chocolate treat by an … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 15 Comments