Authentic Greek Spelt and Buckwheat Biscotti ( Paximadia )

If you have tasted paximadia a popular greek biscotti during your summer vacation in Greece, you would have grown fond of these twice baked biscuits, traditionally made on whole wheat.  You would also notice, paximadia are consumed more frequently than any other Greek sweet – and lord knows, Greeks make some amazing sweets.  You can…

Delish Baklava Rolls (Cigars)

A rolled nut and pastry sweet soaked in aromatic honey syrup. They are perfectly with a cup of espresso or perhaps to be truly authentic a Turkish or Greek Coffee. Traditionally your first impression of a Baklava Cigar is its sweetness. This version though, you will be captivated by the aromas, tastes of the nuts…

Classic Coconut Jam cookies

A delightful, sweet biscuit treat. Classic Coconut Jam cookies are all about that shortbread and oozy jam centre. There is something nostalgic about these cookies. Perhaps they remind me of what childhood should be all about. If you grew up in Australia, these jam drops will certainly bring fond memories of your grandmother making this…

Healthy Oatmeal with Coconut

These oatmeal cookies are healthy, gluten free and dairy free, rich in flavour and satiety so good for you, they could double-up as a healthy breakfast cookie on the go. A quick mix cookie, you will enjoy making these regularly. I was going to dress them up a little with icing but felt it was…

Chocolate and Walnut Biscotti

Chocolate Walnut Biscotti made with pure cocoa for a deeply rich chocolate flavour.  Decadent yet light and crunchy biscotti this recipe makes for a biscotti that almost resembles a chocolate brownie in taste. Chocolate biscotti are twice baked Italian biscuits studded with a generous serve of walnuts. This simple  biscotti is everyone’s favourite and make…

Soft, Chewy & Moorish Gluten-free Coconut and Oat Biscuits

So good for you & guilt free they are ideal as an up-and-go breakfast cookie or a tasty clean snack.  Soft, chewy and Moorish they resemble Anzac biscuits but without the syrup, sugar and butter.     You may also like the wholegrain and rich in flavour Healthy Spelt and Oat Coconut Cookies.    …

Fig, Apple and Raspberry Scrolls

These scrolls are delicious warm on their own or topped with a generous drizzle of raspberry and lemon jam. The scrolls are soft and pull-apart with ease. When biting into them the filling bursts of sweet and indulgent figs, walnut and moist apple. What I love about these, the butter is limited and sugar content…

Classic Hot Cross Buns

Easter is not complete without the smell of moreish hot cross buns. Infused with cinnamon and mixed spice, laced with a generous amount of sultanas and for a little twist a small amount of finely chopped dried apricots. Preparation Time: 30 minutes + proving Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of milk warmed…

Healthy Spelt and Oat Coconut Cookies

These are healthy, wholegrain and rich in flavour so good for you, could double up as a quick breakfast cookie on the go. I was going to dress them up a little with icing but felt it was unfair to them as they simply taste wonderful on their own. No butter, only a small amount…

Gluten free Craisin Florentines

This take of Florentines are so much tastier and even prettier than the ones found in cafes. This Italian classic biscuit features almonds, coconut flakes, reduced sugar condensed milk to tone down the normally very sweet biscuit and dried craisins which after being baked are juicy, soft and tart a perfect contrast to the crunchy…