Thursday, 29 May 2014

Gluten free banana & walnut muffins

The beginning of winter saw me craving cooked cakes. Maybe after having so many raw desserts for so long, I finally wanted the soft, spongy texture of fluffy cooked cake. I wanted a good vegan cake but they can be so hard to find.
Then I found myself in Lismore after a day at the Protestor/Protector’s camp at Bentley against Coal Seam gas-fields and went looking for vegan cake! In at Goanna Bakery (Lismore) I found some divine

Sunday, 18 May 2014

Adzuki Bean Burger

One of my all time favourite lunches is a burger.  It combines all my favourite things, salad, bread & whatever tasty fried or baked treat going with it. You must have a good hummus, or chutney or pesto to go with it to make it complete.

This is my latest burger with the adzuki bean patties and boy are they good. They keep for 4-5 days easy, so they are great to make at the beginning of the week to enjoy for your lunches.

Chinese herbal medicine considers adzuki’s to be the most “yang” or warming, of all beans, and consequently, good for

Friday, 9 May 2014

Rawsome Caramel Salted Fudge

When I was a kid and was given some money to go and buy some lollies or had ‘earned’ 20c (wow!) for doing some chores, I would very often reach for anything caramel.

Caramel swirls, the golden yellowy buttons which cost 2c each were always my favorites as a little girl. I would often spend my whole 20c on those and would suck away on them, one at a time, making them last and smiling away contentedly to myself.

I also had a soft spot for Caramelo Bears in those days too. Those little koala’s filled with soft stringy caramel that dripped down onto your chin and were