Warm Turmeric Milk

This time of year, our immune system needs some TLC to help ward off colds and flu. I head straight to the kitchen and make restorative drinks that provide me with a concentrated source of nutrients that the body can easily absorb. I include anti-inflammatory ingredients such as turmeric and ginger which play a starring role and are potent aromatics that help the body eliminate toxins, stimulate circulation, aid digestion and boost immune function. One restorative drink that... Read More

Oatmeal, Spelt + Honey Scones

Here is a wonderful and healthy scone recipe that is simple to bake and really delicious. I love using 100 % wholemeal spelt flour in this recipe as it gives a wonderful wholesome flavour and a delicious crumb when you bite into it.  The rolled oats add another layer of texture and goodness and are perfect married with a little honey, cinnamon and vanilla. Now I’ve also used quality cultured butter in this recipe which adds flavour and the most amazing mouthfeel.  There... Read More

Almond + Vanilla Scones

I love to bake. Any chance I get, I’m in the kitchen experimenting with different flours, nuts and aromatics, filling my home with scents of vanilla and cinnamon. This is a simple recipe for scones, made with blanched almond flour and vanilla. They are based on a French macaroon style of recipe  and what I love about these is that they are so simple to make and are delicious served plain or topped with your favourite whole fruit jam such as my strawberry + vanilla jam.... Read More

Golden Delicious Apple Cake

  My great Aunt was the queen of apple cakes. I would help her bake the most amazing apple cakes that were jam packed with seasonal golden delicious apples and scented with a hint of vanilla. What I love about this cake is that it’s packed with apples, allowing the natural sweetness to shine through. The best ones to use in this cake are golden delicious as they are naturally sweet and softer then most apples, so they work really well.  This apple cake is delicious... Read More