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Lychee, Coconut, and Lime Sorbet a la Trou Normand

Lychee, Coconut, and Lime Sorbet a la Trou Normand

Sorbet to me, is a simple, classy, dessert. So many levels of flavour – the ice, sugar syrup, fruit syrup! There is a reason why it is also served in between the entree and the next meal! It cleanses your palette, refreshes your mouth and cuts through all that grease you’ve just eaten!! However, alas […]

HEMP RULES:  Hemp Seed Macaron with Hemp Seed Choc Ganache :)

HEMP RULES: Hemp Seed Macaron with Hemp Seed Choc Ganache :)

The Hemp Seed Macaron is good on a whole lotta levels. The chocolate mixes in so well with the Hemp seeds and vice versa. It gives the chocolate a nutty flavour which you can’t really describe as its not a nut. All I know is that these 2 flavours go hand in hand! I’m so […]

Willie Nelson’s famous Banana Bread – no oil no butter!!!!!

Willie Nelson’s famous Banana Bread – no oil no butter!!!!!

When I saw this recipe, 2 things made me want to make it: 1. Willie Nelson would know a good thing! 2. No butter, no oil, and no fats??? Could this really work?? Let me tell you guys this is the most delicious, moist banana bread bread I have eaten. I did leave my banana’s […]

Sunday morning….rain is falling and so are Pancakes with a Berry Compote!

Sunday morning….rain is falling and so are Pancakes with a Berry Compote!

I love nothing better then surprising the family with pancakes!!! It’s the one breakie that seriously wakes them out of their slumber. Most of the time my 8 year old son will yell out, “tell me it’s not real!”. And inevitably I yell back, “it’s real darling wake up if you want some.” The house […]

Bastille Day Macaron

Bastille Day Macaron

We celebrated Bastille Day in the park. It was a rainy day, and winter here in Australia but when the macarons were on the table they were like a little ray of sunshine! The macaron, is a work of art…that can make or break you! But these petite beautiful biscuits are such a crowd and […]