Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

In the years since I first shared my Rich Fruit Cake recipe I've become more cautious about avoiding Dairy (I was born with a Dairy Allergy) and also avoiding Gluten (I have the MTHFR gene mutation and enriched flour is a big no-no).  After a little experimentation I can safely say that my original recipe… Continue reading Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

That Awesome Feeling That Comes From Giving Your 6-Year-Old Exactly What He Asked For : Custard Cupcakes

Master 5 turned 6 last Thursday and given that he is related to me by blood it was no surprise that he wanted cake.  LOTS of cake. I have to admit that I was a little sceptical when he asked for custard cupcakes to take to school on his birthday.   They sounded a little… Continue reading That Awesome Feeling That Comes From Giving Your 6-Year-Old Exactly What He Asked For : Custard Cupcakes

Mains, Yummy Recipes

Rocking the Classics Despite the Cries of “Oh No Not Again Mum”: Basic Quiche

Quiche is one of my favourite thrown together meals.  It's so adaptable and with a few basic ingredients you can add whatever you like to make a proper (and in most cases nutritious) meal.  Leftover Quiche cold for lunch the next day is pretty awesome too. Master 5 and I have a love-hate relationship with… Continue reading Rocking the Classics Despite the Cries of “Oh No Not Again Mum”: Basic Quiche