Baby Strawberry Scones {vegan, gf}

There are two types of mother according to talk-back radio, or so my husband tells me. There are those whose children are all grown up, who long to spend quality time with their offspring again, or re-live cherished memories of days long gone. Then there are those still in the early throes of parenthood, where…

Roasted Strawberry Almond Crumble {gf/df}

With all the fresh fruit in season throughout summer, it would be fair to say I’ve been a little overwhelmed… what to cook, what to share, what to feature on the blog? Cherries, peaches, or plums? Apricots, mango, or strawberries? Yes, how about strawberries? Strawberries are awesome, not least because you can get them year round.…

Banana, Berry and Chia Seed Muffins {gluten-free + dairy-free options}

The first time ever that I came across chia seeds was while teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) to adult migrants and refugees. A relative newcomer, Tuoy (pronounced ‘Twee’) had lived in Australia for many years, but had next to no knowledge of the English language. The first day she entered the class I…

Choc-Strawberry Brownie Bites with Ice Magic ganache

Let me state plainly: dishes are the bane of my life. But as a stay-at-home mum, and more particularly, a baking addict, they just never seem to go away. So when the foodie mags start spruiking one-pot dishes, I’m all in. And when I find a one-pot brownie recipe, then that’s really speaking my language!…