Raspberry and Almond Slice

Summertime, and the livin' is easy - and so is the wonderful summer fruit at this time of year. Apologies to my friends overseas who are slogging it out in the snow and cold of winter; something to look forward to for you when the season changes? I make this Raspberry & Almond Slice often … Continue reading Raspberry and Almond Slice

Quick Apple Strudel just for two

Quick Apple Strudel  Is it just me or does the winter season make you think of a warm pudding too? At our house we have really tried hard to eliminate those dreadful carbs during the week day evening meals - no mashed potatoes or roast potatoes for us. Instead of spaghetti noodles I am diligently … Continue reading Quick Apple Strudel just for two

Lemon Croissant Pudding for two – Decadent Indulgence!

Last weekend I met my girlfriend at La Cigale Market in Parnell - she lives out South and I live on the North Shore, so nearly a half-way point, and a great place for a nice weekend brunch, and a catch-up. I enjoy the markets and La Cigale is no exception. Every Saturday from 8am … Continue reading Lemon Croissant Pudding for two – Decadent Indulgence!

No-Bake Lemon Quark Cheesecake

'Quark?' I hear you say - what on earth is that? Quark means 'curd' in German and is thought to have originated in Central Europe–in fact it has been made since the Iron Age! Quark is a fresh, white cheese, very similar to Ricotta. It can be used in baking for both savoury and sweet … Continue reading No-Bake Lemon Quark Cheesecake