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Banana pineapple and ginger cake

In my working life I was a cook for a catering company. The kitchen staff cooked breakfast and lunch for our little shop front cafe, but the majority of our … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 21 Comments

Buckwheat Banana Cake with Pecans and Maple

The bananas grown locally in Queensland are amazingly good, particularly if you can buy them from a grower who harvests at a stage of ripeness that mean they don’t need … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · 23 Comments

Yvette’s Allergy Friendly Banana Bread

My long time followers will be aware that my family is beset with food intolerances. We blame a gene passed down through my Dad’s line, but another trait from the … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 17 Comments

“You say banana, we say banarna…..”

As with many baking terms, there is an inconsistency between American and British English terms when it comes to muffins. Australians tend to side with the Brits when it comes … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 15 Comments


I hate waste. It’s poor economy and irresponsible consumerism!!! You can read my tips for reducing kitchen waste here. Now I’ve got that off my chest, there are many solutions … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 10 Comments

Choc Chip & Banana Muffins version number II

What to bake with my mushy banana’s???  It’s almost as if it has become a weekly habit for me these days to be stuck with left over bananas. Well, not … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hot Rhubarb & Banana Crumble Dessert

My Mum was an average quality plain cook. She claimed she didn’t like to cook, but a healthy diet involving minimal cost were her major considerations when making decisions about … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · 5 Comments