Granola

Looking for the perfect breakfast or snack? This granola is the answer. Simple and delicious.

Parisian-style Nutella Crepes

One of my very favourite foods I ate while strolling the streets of Paris were crepes, usually filled with Nutella and banana, desiccated coconut or all three together. Soft, warm and filled with melting Nutella, they were the perfect antidote to the chilly June days.This photo is of my Nutella and coconut crêpe (foreground) and…

Vegetarian Tofu Laksa

  It’s quite amusing that Alex posted only recently a mouth watering recipe for Pho Bo. I say amusing, because like Alex, Asian cuisine is not my strong suit. I find it difficult to get the balance of flavours quite right, and often I find the list of ingredients daunting. I was browsing my favourite…

Chocolate and Coconut Bundt Cake (Snowball Cake)

This cake is an absolute delight. I wanted something a little unusual to break-in my (other) new bundt pan and I’m glad I went looking because otherwise I would never have found this delicious recipe. Dense but light chocolate cake surrounds a moist, fluffy cloud of coconut filling. It is beautiful to look at and…

Hummingbird Cake

With such a lovely name, this is a cake for the tropics. Packed with pineapple, banana and coconut; topped with a cream cheese icing, it is a great cake to make for any occasion but especially good for afternoon tea on a sunny day. If you have a couple of blackened bananas you are thinking…

Coconut Curry with Prawns

This meal begs to made on a lovely warm day, when you lack inspiration and energy and just want something that is fresh and tastes delicious. The recipe is from Sophie Dahl’s Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights.  I know that the show that accompanied the book received mixed reviews (I really liked it, Alex did not)….