Apple, Almond and Ricotta Cake

This gorgeous moist and light cake is both flourless, gluten free and refined-sugar free. It is charmingly rustic and a delightful crowd pleaser. Serve it with a dollop of creme fraiche, cream or thick yoghurt for the perfect afternoon tea. The recipe is inspired by similar ones from the Gourmet Traveller and Epicurious websites.  …

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Salted Caramel Apples

There is nothing more delicious than a salted caramel apple on a sunny autumnal day and this healthy, super easy homemade version, using gorgeous new season organic apples, is just the perfect synergy of buttery caramel and crisp apple with a hint of saltiness.  They will undoubtedly be the most popular treat at any children’s…

Persian Love Cake

This Persian Love Cake, gorgeously fragrant with beautiful Middle Eastern spices, is moist, delicious and so very easy to prepare. It is grain and gluten free and a lot less sweet than most versions. You will need a 22-23cm springform cake tin for this recipe. This recipe is adapted from Gerard Yaxley’s Persian Love Cake…

Coconut Chicken Laksa

This deliciously fresh and spicy laksa recipe should come with a warning – once tasted you will crave it all the time and your family and friends will be asking you to make it again and again! You can make a larger batch of the laksa paste and keep it in the fridge for up…

Satay Skewers with Homemade Satay Sauce

Your family and friends will love these Southeast Asian skewers of marinated grilled strips of meat, served with a fragrant spicy satay sauce and a simple refreshing cucumber salad.  So delicious and easy!  Any leftover satay sauce will keep refrigerated for up to 6 weeks in a glass jar, and can also be frozen.  

Slow-Cooked Beef Rendang Curry

Mouth-wateringly fragrant and flavoursome, you will feel like you are back on a gorgeous tropical holiday while eating this beautifully spiced curry. As with all slow-cooked dishes a cut of beef with some fat in it will produce a dish that is succulent, tender and delectable. Chuck, blade, topside or stewing or braising steak would…

Cacao Raspberry Pavlova

There is no more delicious way to finish a meal in summertime than with a gorgeous pavlova.   This recipe would make a great dessert for Christmas Day or a lovely birthday or celebration cake.   In this pav I’ve used beautiful organic coconut sugar as it has a lovely caramelised flavour, is rich in minerals such…

Asian Cabbage Slaw

This delicious healthful salad recipe, with its zesty flavoursome dressing, is so quick and simple to prepare; perfect for these warm summer evenings or to take to a picnic or barbecue.  Any leftovers even keep well overnight in the fridge and are great for lunch the next day. Asian Cabbage Slaw goes beautifully with grilled…