Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich 3 Ways

What’s cool as a cucumber, incredibly good looking and about as hot right now as an Aussie summer? Ice cream cookie sandwiches obviously. These are all relatively easy to make, especially since I chose to cheat on the cookies (Sorry, we have hit a heat wave here, not the best weather for cranking up the oven to bake!). These are great as an informal dessert that will still wow your family/guests/dog and so much fun to eat. …

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Cardamom Spiced Black Rice Pudding with Mango

This dish takes me back to bali where a popular dessert is sticky black rice cooked with coconut milk and pandan leaf – if you ever see it on the menu, its definitely worth it. This is my twist on the black rice pudding, using banana to sweeten instead of the sugar, adding in a few different spices and reducing the amount of coconut milk. This recipe is healthy enough  for breakfast or dessert, you choose!

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Growing your own food + The perfect spring breakfast

I recently started volunteering with a Kitchen Garden Program in Adelaide aimed at introducing little kids to gardening and the benefits of homegrown produce. Many children who visit the garden have never seen a potato plant or had the chance to harvest a vegetable straight from the ground so the program is a great learning experience. Being involved in this has also made me reflect on my own kitchen garden experiences growing up.

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No Bake Raspberry Ripe Slice

You know those times when you want to make that amazing looking raw cake recipe but can’t really convince yourself that you should spend a small fortune buying the ridiculous amount of raw nuts called for? Been there.  So instead I have created a slightly budget friendlier raw slice recipe made without nuts.  It’s ridiculously easy to make and eat and did I mention that it’s delicious? It tastes just like a not-so-sickly-sweet version of the old cherry ripe favourite! …

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