Mains, Vegan, Yummy Recipes

Creamy Pumpkin & White Bean Soup {Slow Cooker Instant Pot Vegan Recipe}

I was a little confused when I arrived home in Australia in September and found Autumn veggies from the Northern hemisphere in season.  I mean, it's Spring in Australia so what's with all the squash, kale and cabbages?  I'm definitely not complaining, Autumn is my favourite season in Europe for fresh seasonal produce and I'm… Continue reading Creamy Pumpkin & White Bean Soup {Slow Cooker Instant Pot Vegan Recipe}

Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Vegan, Yummy Recipes

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

For my original Rich Fruit Cake recipe with butter and regular flour, check out this post.   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… Continue reading Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

Out and About, 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