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…

The Fluffiest Hot Cross Buns with Video

Easter is not complete without the smell of moreish hot cross buns infused with mixed spice and laced with dried fruit.  In this recipe I have included two variations a kid-friendly one, with just a touch of dried fruit and just the right amount of spices, and the Traditional Hot Cross Buns with aromatic classic…

Easy Fig and Plum Mini Galettes

These bold fruit tarts are made with sweet shortcrust pastry folded over the edges onto the ripe plum and fig pudding creating a delicious free-form rustic tart. Rustic gallettes are a summer favourite of seasonal thick juicy slices of stonefruit and figs. If you want to challenge yourself a little, refer to my gluten free…

Quick mix, Olive Oil and Spelt Banana Bread

A simple and perfectly moist banana bread recipe with a wonderful texture, colour and packed with flavour. This bread is a perfect change to the cafe style banana breads that have a high quantity of refined sugars and flours. Made with olive oil, spelt and the right combination of spices it is a delicious source…

Tahini Fig and Date Fruit Cake 

The delicate mix of dried fruits, seeds and nuts are gently boiled with  tahini and left to soak up the flavours overnight just like a traditional fruit cake.  Delicately balanced with almonds and seeds, cloves and cinnamon tahini is also used as a substitute for butter.  Tahini is not only is nutritionally better for you…

Gluten free almond biscotti

The ritual of having something small with your coffee or tea is made guilt-free with these biscuits. What makes this biscotti exceptional is that it is as close as possible to the  non-gluten free almond biscotti. Gluten free and or rice flour render the biscotti with that tell-tale gluten-free gritty texture. These biscuits are gluten-free…

Lemon Thyme, yoghurt semolina cakes

Lemon Thyme, yoghurt semolina mini cakes gorgeously herb scented tea cake with a fresh and lively colour magnificently embodying the essence of summer.  This perfectly moist and delicately textured cakes tick all the boxes bursting with life and zest. The kugelhopf mini cakes are an elegant addition to your tea time table. I usually make…

Chocolate Cherry S’more Meringue Brownie

A decadent dessert or tea-time treat this gorgeous Chocolate Cherry S’more Brownie is a sweet that falls in the to-die-for category. Once you take that first bite and experience the toasty outer layer, the impeccably soft and oh so light meringue follows, and to bite through what could only be described as the refined cousin…

Espresso Chocolate Slice

This Classic Espresso Chocolate Slice is your quick bake alternative to chocolate cake.  Not quite as Rich as a brownie but without a doubt Classic Delectable Chocolate. Time 45 mins ( includes preparation ) Difficulty Easy Ingredients 60g brown sugar 60g caster sugar 120g Cadburys Dark Chocolate (45% cocoa ) 3 eggs 1 cup plain…

Banana and Honey Cupcakes

Easy to make, wholesome banana and Honey Cupcakes. Olive oil is a perfect substitute for butter. Simply warm it before you use and stir through. Incorporating olive oil guarantees a moist, light and fluffy  cake without the hassle of worrying how much to beat it.  Naturally sweetened with just the right amount of honey, and…

Delicious Tart Lemon and Berry Scones

Follow the simple tips included in the recipe and you will be making these delicious tart berry and tangy lemon scones perfectly in no time everytime. Fluffy Raspberry Lemon Scones are frequently prepared in The #OlivesandFeta House. The one time of the week we are always together is on a Friday afternoon – we call…