The combination of carrots with bananas in baking produces a very moist, light and fluffy cake. It is best eaten fresh but you can freeze it on the day it has been baked to retain that fresh taste for up to 3 months
The lemongrass flavour is divine and I made a two in one smoothie by mixing raw cacao with the mix for my bottom layer. I added oats and Greek Yoghurt and the result is amazing, both visually, nutritionally and taste.
Hot Baked Bananas with quick Banana Ice Cream For the baked bananas you will need: 1 banana each portion 1 teaspoon lime juice 1 tablespoon of your favourite liquor or use 1 tablespoon aronia liquid concentrate 1 tablespoon muscovado sugar a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg a pinch of cinnamon 1/2 vanilla stick 1/4 teaspoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon butter Prepare an ovenproof … Read More Baked bananas with Quick Banana Ice Cream
‘I have a weakness for dried fruits and I finish off this tart with succulent dried mangoes and figs and a glaze of warm honey. The combination with the banana and almonds is heavenly, you must try it as it is an all-in-one mixture, no need to use an electric mixer. You can also leave the crust out and use a cake tin … Read More Gluten Free Banana Frangipan Tart topped with succulent dried fruits
I made a carrot and banana cake this week. Luscious, great combination of flavors and I eliminated processed sugar and used golden raisins ground to a pulp . You will need: In the first bowl, add all these ingredients and use a hand blender to bring to a smooth paste 100ml olive oil 125 ml yoghurt 4 egg yolks 250g golden raisins (soaked in … Read More Carrot and Banana Cake (and they call it passion ! )
The Mediterranean Diet is without doubt the most sustainable diet in the world right now. I spoke this week with Dr Keith Ayoob about the use of Stevia as a sweetener and the benefits of a Mediterranean Diet in relation to memory as well as general health. Click here to listen to the podcast which is in English with a brief introduction in Maltese. … Read More Quick banana muffins and I speak with Dr Keith Ayoob
I made this cake again on TV this week and it always proves to be a great success, not only in the taste and texture but also in the response from the audience. In a Mediterranean Diet we go back to old traditions to the days when processed food was not around. I have been testing a line of new recipes for the last … Read More Converting processed sugar to natural sugar: banana coconut cake
Simplest things are always best. This is not my recipe, I do not know who really came up with such a great idea and it works. Creamy banana ice cream, one ingredient, frozen bananas. The texture and consistency is incredible and there is no added sugar, it is gluten free, vegan and you can make it in the comfort of your home knowing exactly … Read More Banana Ice Cream
I came across ready-made gluten free short crust pastry by Genius . I am always skeptical about ready-made alternative diet products and wondered how close to the real thing the pastry is but this is perfect. The trick is to thaw the pastry thoroughly and knead it alot until it is pliable before you cover your tart dish. I am using a gluten free … Read More Gluten free Banana Frangipan Tart with Genius !
Our virtual world nearly exploded last week with the news that a very wise woman died. During her lifetime she made a phenominal impact not only on the lives of people but she was also an inspiration to many of the world’s top businesses. I was given one of her cookery books by an American colleague a few years ago and my #ultimatebaker friend … Read More No-bake banana pudding adapted from Maya Angelou’s recipe … egg free
This is a cake with no added fats. It is a moist all-in-one cake, my type of cake, completely hassle-free to make. And banana bread is such a great way to use up all the over ripe fruit. I also add the juice of one lemon and it retains a very good