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Coconut Chocolate Bakes, no added refined sugar, no added fats

d  This bake contains no butter and no added refined sugar.  You will need: 200g flour 100g  coconut 125g ricotta 2 tablespoons agave 2 drops good vanilla extract grated zest of half an orange 1 egg cold water 200g dark chocolate and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil to decorate plus roasted chopped almonds (optional) Preheat the oven to 170C.  Sieve the flour.  Add the ricotta/ … Read More Coconut Chocolate Bakes, no added refined sugar, no added fats

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Vietnamese Pickles

I love Vietnamese Pickles  them in sandwiches or to nibble as a snack. With my 2 favorite boys and radio buddies, Dorian and Renato

Sponge with a ricotta layer and jam, happy new year !

End of a year and a new beginning, a new cycle and hope for good things to come. This is what a new year is all about, it is about closing doors and starting afresh. My sponge with ricotta was one of the most popular recipes this week and you will need : 4 eggs 100 g sugar 100 g self raising flour A … Read More Sponge with a ricotta layer and jam, happy new year !

All-in-one quick Almond Cake

We love almonds on this island, in every shape and form, but especially in sweets and this is one of my favorite easy and straighforward almond cakes.  The result is soft and moist and it is a good way to use up left over ground almonds  You can make it in advance and freeze the cake until you need it. 100 g butter, room temperature 50 g … Read More All-in-one quick Almond Cake

And a gluten free chocolate cake made with Polenta

I have been doing quite a bit of work with chocolate recently, still unpublished and more to come…. A great gluten free recipe for another chocolate cake using polenta can be found on Littlerock. Christmas is nearly here. Every little helps no matter what you may think of the words of this iconic song. Remember Band Aid, you can help to make a difference … Read More And a gluten free chocolate cake made with Polenta

Mincemeat with dark chocolate bits

I really like this mincemeat filling with dark chocolate pieces.  I use vegetable suet and this is mincemeat that you can use straight away without maturing.  You will need: 500g currants 500g raisins 500g sultanas 250g apples, peeled and cored 200g chopped almonds 1 lemon, juice and zest 100g vegetable suet 4 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon … Read More Mincemeat with dark chocolate bits