Dairy Free Banana, Raspberry and Coconut Cakes

Oh, hi there. So, 2017 happened. I’m back. Apologies for the absence. But then, perhaps we’re not friends yet. Perhaps you’ve just come here in search of a stonkingly easy, muddle and mix, refined sugar/ dairy free/ switchable staple muffin/cake hybrid to keep you and yours happy at 10 am with a coffee or babycino. If that’s […]

Watermelon, Strawberry Chia Pots

Do you need a fruit based breakfast that isn’t a smoothie and isn’t bircher muesli? Are you looking for something that is coincidentally gluten free/ easily dairy free, that takes like a frolic through summer sunshine and adds a good jolt of morale to your morning? If so, then I think these watermelon, strawberry chia […]

Raspberry Flax Cakes

What do you do when your heart calls for cake, but your body demurs? If what you need is a strapping substitute that is meekly sweet, but still satisfying, skip straight to the recipe at the bottom. This is an easily switchable, muddle and mix bake that may be the answer to your prayers. This […]


Blueberry, Oat and Chia Smoothies

What do you make when you don’t feel like cooking? This is a serious question. It’s a question that inspired a hot bed of discussion on Food52 when it was first posed – and even led to a follow up episode of their podcast Burnt Toast. If what you need is an instant – fix, […]

Cranberry Bear Claws – The Revenant

It’s that time of year again. Please excuse the brief departure from the merits of the slow carbohydrate life. Warning, what follows may possibly involve wheat, gluten, refined sugars etc. I say it’s in the name of art. And sometimes, you just need a full palate/palette.  Here is this year’s OscarsFeast, with a dish inspired […]