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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

Mum’s simple oat squares

This slice is a blast from the past, one of the economical treats Mum used to bake for us as a  snack  after school. The flavour is reminiscent of ANZAC  … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Chocolate Hedgehog Slice

I can’t avoid it any longer, it’s time to think about Christmas goodies, treats to have on hand to serve to unexpected guests or to indulge family when they visit. … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 30 Comments


Who knows why this date and walnut slice was dubbed “Chinese Chews.” I remember them well from my teenage years, the high density of fruit and nuts per square centimetre … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

Jammy Coconut Slice

Mum had a repertoire of similar recipes to this, and the ingredients she has to hand dictated which she chose to make. She made a slice with jam and a … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment


In the 1950s, where I grew up was on the outskirts of Melbourne, the houses were few and far between, there was no public transport and few people owned cars. … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 5 Comments


These luscious no bake bars have been part of my life for as long as I can remember. While I don’t have any recollection at all of my own Mum … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 4 Comments