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…

Butterscotch Blondie in a jar

I got so super-excited last week about the idea of making DIY edible gifts for Christmas, that here we are again with another one! Call me naïve, but I actually didn’t realise that the whole brownie in a jar was such a big thing. News to me! Truth is, the whole idea of giving DIY gifts is…

Homemade Brownie Mix in a jar

Are you easily distractible? I fear I am. All it took was the sight of these gorgeously cute pre-packaged brownie mix in a jar, and I knew what my friends and family were getting for Christmas! We were on a road trip to visit family in the eastern states, and lucked upon this chocolate factory…

Raw Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies

Deprivation. Nasty little word, that. None of us like to feel deprived. If it feels like a deprivation, we will resist, and this is the reason diets don’t work. If we see clean eating as a punishment, we are far less likely to stick with it. Like many have said before, the only way to…

Chewy Italian Almond Macadamia Cookies {gf/df}

Have you ever met a person who is just so naturally gifted that it blows your mind? Introducing the lovely Sarah, who is and has always been an absolute natural when it comes to creating gorgeous food and aesthetics. With a natural flair and an eye for composition, texture and beauty, she has always delighted…

Salted Caramel Truffles {gluten and dairy-free}

Karen and I go way back… um, let’s see now… 26 years. Yup, we met in high school. She was in year 7 and I was in year 8. We had a few things in common back then… for one; we were the children of missionaries… and sent to boarding school. We were also both…