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Category Archives: Cookies, sweet biscuits

Sour Cherry, Almond and White Chocolate Bars

The momentum is reaching fever pitch as my life drawing group, The Bunya Artists, as we prepare for an exhibition of our work. We are joining the annual Samford Art … Continue reading

May 31, 2018 · 21 Comments

Soft Date and Oat Bars

I don’t have a sweet tooth, but after receiving a copy of “Sweet” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh for Christmas, I added post it notes to 3/4 of the … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · 29 Comments

Seeded Cardamom Macaroons

  I always have a stash of egg whites in the freezer, leftovers from making yolk enriched recipes like ice cream.  I’m slack about labelling and inconsistent about the egg … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · 24 Comments

Debi’s Walnut Bites

During the pre Christmas madness I hastily saved a number of recipes from blogs I follow. Each had something that tempted me and with this recipe it was walnuts. It’s … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · 15 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

Salted Peanut Sesame Snaps

I curse technology as frequently and vehemently as the next person but I’m old enough to remember a life without it and I like love the benefits. I’m hooked on … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · 14 Comments

Nut ‘N’ Spice Macaroons

Surplus egg whites can be a curse, but they can be a blessing too. Most of the time I have little plastic tubs of egg whites in my freezer. Mainly … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 25 Comments

Spanish Olive Oil and Fennel Wafers

Spanish sugar coated olive oil and fennel wafer biscuits have no local equivalent in flavour or texture. When I lived in Melbourne I could buy imported Ines Rosales brand Tortas … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 40 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

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

Ossi Du Mordere

My daily life is in disarray! There seems to be a never ending procession of prospective property managers and furniture removalists parading through our soon to be vacated home. Once … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 40 Comments

Walnut Frangipane Tart

In another life we lived in a modern family home abutting a large grove of old trees, a conglomeration of European and American decidious varieties interspersed with mature walnut trees. … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 20 Comments

Chestnut ‘n’ Walnut Meringues

Alice Medrich’s award winning Flavor Flours has been on my bookshelf since January. It makes inspiring reading if you’re avoiding wheat in your diet. Dedicated to baked goods, not one … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 20 Comments