Category Archives: Dessert

All in all, it’s just another cake in the wall: Golden syrup and ginger cake

I loathe school cake stalls with a passion. It’s not the baking per se. Baking is not my number one talent but I do have the ability to throw sugar, flour and eggs together in some configuration that will vaguely … Continue reading

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A State of Bliss: Christmas Chocolate Fudge

Notes: gluten free, dairy free, low GI The hardest part of ditching addictions and bad habits is saying goodbye to those you love. In the last year I have bid a slow adieu to a number of passions and pleasures. … Continue reading

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Adaptation: Chocolate crepes with coconut ice-cream and fresh strawberries

(gluten free, dairy free recipe) It should by now be obvious to regular readers of this blog that I am a great advocate of eating with awareness. For me this involves commitments to the following principles whenever possible: local, organic, … Continue reading

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Equinox: Spice-stewed rhubarb

The equinox has passed and the harvest season is surely on. Already I am surprised by it’s abundance. Across the weekend an amazing array of produce has arrived in my kitchen. It began on Friday night with beautiful bunch of … Continue reading

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Rose geranium peaches

There used to be two things that my mum would regularly commission from me for breakfast on Christmas morning. The first (strawberry daiquiris) has been banned from Riches family festive proceedings since 2006 due to the fact that everyone was … Continue reading

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