Popcorn Rocky Road

Popcorn Rocky Road

‘Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it.’ ‘There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing they even want. So you buy them a solar-powered waving queen; a belly button brush; a silver-plated ice cream tub holder; a “hilarious” inflatable zimmer frame; a confection of plastic and electronics called Terry…

Vegan Oreo Brownies

Oreo Smash Brownies {vegan}

Hello friends! Yes, it’s been a while between posts. That’s life, I guess, but it’s definitely life when every spare moment is spent preparing to launch a new business – brainstorming a name, starting up a new Facebook page, setting up a shop on the newly named Sweet Tucker blog, etc. a new business required…

Chocolate Fudge Dip vegan

5-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Dip {vegan}

“Being on holidays from work is fun, isn’t it, Mummy?” said my 4-year old to me the other day. “Work?” said I. “Do you mean preschool?” “Yep.” said he. It had dawned on him that being home meant that he could ‘play all day with mummy’. Not having preschool three days a week meant we could spend…

Vegan Chocolate Chunk Lactation Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Lactation Cookies {vegan}

We had a new little person join our extended family recently! My younger brother became a daddy for the first time, which makes me the doting aunt, and I am dying to meet her, but alas, they live interstate. So, we made up a care package, filled with the cutest little baby girl clothes, a…

Lemon Poppy Seed Almond Cakes vegan gluten free

Lemon & Poppy Seed Almond Cakes {vegan, gf}

How are your gardening skills? I tend to have a black thumb, but I do like a bit of pruning, so when a friend asked me to help prune her very tall, very laden lemon tree I jumped at the chance. I took over our pruning saw, got out the ladder and proceeded to do…

Corn and Zucchini Muffins {vegan, gf}

Corn and Zucchini Muffins {vegan, gf}

It was the last day of preschool for the term, and I asked my son what he would like to take for their break up party. He replied, “Corn muffins and popcorn”. Preschool has been a learning curve for both of us; him to warm up to a new space where Mummy is not present…

Lemon Curd Slice {gluten-free}

The Ultimate Lemon Curd Slice {gf}

You know the old adage, “Rules are made to be broken”? Yes, well I think a similar one applies to recipes. Something like, “Recipes are made to be altered”. Apparently, Rose Levy Beranbaum spent some time developing the perfect lemon curd slice, fittingly naming it The Ultimate Lemon Butter Bar. Similar to the ubiquitous lemon…