I wanted to make peppermint patties. Ones like the ones I used to get at the milk bar when I was a kid. So after hunting around my pantry and the internet, I've come up with this little recipe, influenced by one from www.ohsheglows.com . Thank you Angela for the inspiration. I remember as a kid how much I used to love the floaty fudgy texture of Mint Patties. I wasn't really into peppermint … [Read more...] about Peppermint Patties
I know they are not the prettiest thing I've ever made but these balls are so good. They were a bit of an experiment and I wasn't sure if they were going to have that "raw" green tea taste that some green tea flavoured things seem to have. But I managed to restrain myself when adding the matcha powder enough that the flavour while pronouncing itself definitely as green tea, is still subtle … [Read more...] about Matcha Bliss Balls
Ghee is a great food. But it is quite expensive to buy - especially the quality grass fed variety which is really the only sort you want to be using. So I make my own. It's very easy to make and it tastes so much nicer than most bought versions as is often the case with home made. What's Ghee? Ghee is actually butter that's had the milk solids and water removed. When you use butter to … [Read more...] about Why cook with ghee?
Hot Chips Hot Chips. Who doesn't like them? I think most of us find it difficult to resist potato chips. But all too often they are cooked in nasty damaged oils making them little sticks of junk. Here's a super delicious oven baked version using healthy fats for you to try. Now this post is supposed to be about making potato chips, and not about elimination diets but I need to stress a … [Read more...] about Hot Chips – how to make the best ones ever and why you might not want too
Chocolate Crackles are a fairly constant favourite at kids parties here in Australia. During my childhood, I doubt I ever attended a birthday party or school fete where they weren't offered. Nor would it have been a complete first few years of school if "cooking" chocolate crackles wasn't included somewhere in the curriculum. They are first referenced with a recipe in the December 1937 edition … [Read more...] about Healthy Chocolate Crackles