Category: baking

Cake, anyone?

  (not so) Traditional Christmas Cake For the first time this year I made a Christmas cake. I am honestly not much of a baker, but I really enjoyed this baking experience and thought I’d share it with you. Now, dietary restrictions amongst those who’ll be enjoying the cake meant it needed to be grain […]

December 15, 2012 More

Plum, pear & blueberry crumble with maple nut crust

            Delicious. Healthy. Easy. Versatile. What’s not to love about this yummy dessert? It can be made in individual ramekins or a large dish, with any seasonal fruit you have handy.    Recipe Stewed fruit: Slice about 10 plums and 3 pears, leaving the skin on, and cook over medium heat until soft, […]

February 28, 2012 More

Mini Cherry Almond Cakes

I’ve done lots of experimenting with cherries from our backyard over the last few weeks, and this is one of the success stories. They are quick, healthy and delicious. A win in my book! Cherry almond cakes Ingredients: 1.5 C almonds, ground 3 eggs 2 T olive oil 2-3 T honey generous shake of cinnamon […]

November 19, 2011 More