FOOD

Raw Wagon Wheels ‘Aka Rawgonwheels’

Found this recipes over at Oh Happy Veggie and new I had to try it. I was looking for a healthy work snack and this didn’t quite work as to keep the texture right you kind of have to keep them in the fridge or freezer until just before eating. They were however super delicious and a great

Raw Lemon Caramel ‘Cheesecake’

You may have noticed I haven’t posted many recipes lately, mainly because I decided to stop baking so much, deciding it just wasn’t that healthy to be eating that much sugar. Anyway I have been trying out a few healthier options, this cake I have made twice already. Raw Lemon Caramel ‘Cheesecake’ which has twice ended up looking great

Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

A nice simple Lemon Loaf Recipe I made for my Birthday back in December… Not to sweet and super simple, it made a nice addition to the fresh fruit and peppermint truffles we had on offer. Recipe – 125g butter, softened – 1 1/2 cups caster sugar – 1/3 cup lemon juice – rind of

Black Bean Brownie

So I wouldn’t exactly call this a ‘healthy brownie’ it is gluten free and processed sugar free but it does have a lot of butter in it! The main interest is that it is super moist and delicious and it feels a little healthy just by the fact that it excludes flour and white sugar…

Chocotorta | The Argentine Tiramisu

Chocotorta or sometimes called Chocoloca you are not very likely to have heard of this dessert unless you have visited Argentina at least once in your life. In my opinion it is the Argentine version of Tiramisu, even though it tastes nothing like a tiramisu the technique is similar and I love it!!! It is

Mini Bruschetta

These mini bruschetta aren’t a work of genius but they are quick and simple to make and a pretty addition to any dinner party. You can roast the vegetables a few days before and keep them in the fridge until you are ready to prepare on the day. – 1 large Eggplant (Aubergine) – 1

Brazilian Carrot Cake

I found the recipe for this cake on the blog Technicolor Kitchen which is a great source for yummy and interesting recipes, especially brazilian inspired ones. I bookmarked the recipe a while a go and the other week was the perfect time to try it out when I discovered my forgotten carrots in the bottom of

French Chocolate Tart with an ‘Argie’ Twist

I have been making this recipe for years now, it has minimal ingredients and is fairly easy to make, yet it seems so sophisticated when you serve it for dessert, maybe its the name? Anyway, being in Argentina at the moment, I have started adding a little extra twist to it by placing a layer

Upside Down Plum and Almond Cake

I usually make this cake with grapes but seen as they aren’t in season for another month or so and seen as we have an abundance of plums at the moment, here it is Upside Down Plum and Almond Cake. The cake itself is deliciously moist with the use of almond  and you could really

Mum’s Christmas Mint Truffles

We have been making these in our family for ever since I can remember, as kids mum used to give us a hammer and the mints wrapped up in half a dozen plastic bags and we were allowed to crush them up out side before adding them to the cookies and condensed milk. These days