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
Matcha Bliss Balls
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
Why cook with ghee?
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?
Healthy Chocolate Crackles
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