Lemon Curd Slice {gluten-free}

The Ultimate Lemon Curd Slice {gf}

You know the old adage, “Rules are made to be broken”? Yes, well I think a similar one applies to recipes. Something like, “Recipes are made to be altered”. Apparently, Rose Levy Beranbaum spent some time developing the perfect lemon curd slice, fittingly naming it The Ultimate Lemon Butter Bar. Similar to the ubiquitous lemon…

Lemon Curd Lamingtons {gf}

When life gives you lemons, make lemon curd, not lemonade! Surely lemon curd is superior, after all it stores well and makes an excellent, potable gift! Aside from the obvious (eating it straight out of the jar), it’s great for slathering on toast, piling on fresh scones with cream, gilding a cheesecake, spooning into little…

Fudgy Lemon, Coconut and White Chocolate Blondies {gf}

Hands up if you have an Instagram addiction. Guilty as charged! I love scrolling through the beautiful images, being inspired by what other foodies are doing around the globe, and learning a few tips and tricks along the way. The other day I read a blogger’s profile which began…. “Recipe developer” … and it got me thinking,…

Lemon, Date and Coconut No-Bake Truffles

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Well, not actually. But there were a ton of home-grown lemons just waiting to be made into cake, and not one but two packets of Weet-Bix that were not going to be eaten anytime soon (young son has moved his allegiance to Rice Bubbles), so what was a mamma…

Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Cashew Cream and Lemon

So, I’m making soups these days… Very strange! What’s happening to me? I’m becoming like my mother (not such a bad thing). She used to make soup ALL.THE.TIME… which is possibly the reason I deferred it for so long! We lived in Tasmania, by far the coldest state in the country. Neither of my parents…

Lemon-glazed Carrot & Pineapple Muffins {gluten and dairy-free}

Consistency. It can be a good thing. It can also not be a good thing. My dad always used to call me (or rather, my actions) like a “bull at a gate”. If you can imagine a bull at a gate, charging, not using a lot of logic. Running, crashing, with no real thought of…