Flourless Chocolate Cake

As I’ve mentioned before, I have a good friend who is gluten intolerant and she’s provided a lot of impetus for finding gluten free recipes. Last week we were both going to a BBQ where everyone was asked to bring a dish and I figured it would be a great chance to try a chocolate […]

Baked Figs with Yoghurt and Walnuts

The transition time between the end of summer and the beginning of autumn when I suddenly realise the sun is setting much earlier and the air is crisp in the mornings is always a little bittersweet for me. I feel sad at the impending cold and dark of winter, but there is one thing that […]

Chocolate Cookies

by Erica These cookies are probably the treat I bake most often. I make them every few months because they freeze beautifully (they keep for 3 months) and my husband takes one to work with him every week, usually. They defrost in 2-3 hours at room temperature. I get 12-14 cookies out of each batch.  […]

Brazilian Cheese Bread

by Donna. Way back in 2009 my friend Elizabeth shared this recipe with me.  Her husband had recently gone completely gluten free, and this was the first gluten free bread she had made and it quickly became a favourite in her house. Since my husband went gluten free in March I hadn’t dared to try […]

Lime Polenta Cake with Strawberry syrup

I made this cake over the long holiday weekend we had to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in the UK, at the beginning of June. It was my first attempt at this cake and it was so good. It is a surprisingly versatile cake; equally good warm with the strawberry syrup as it was plain […]