Red Wine Apple Cake

Apples these days are in-season most of the year and what better way than to make use of this fruit by incorporating into a lovely poached wine apple cake.  The thick slices of poached apple in red wine are cradled in a lovely light and tenderly flavoured spiced wine cake perfect as part of an…

Spelt Spiral Pasta with Basil, Ricotta, Mushrooms and Sundried Tomatoes

The nutritious mildly nutty flavour of Spelt Pasta is delicious served with this sauce of ricotta, mushrooms and tangy semi-dried tomatoes. Mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes go exceptionally well together. Soft Italian cheeses like ricotta make a great sauce base when mixed with lemon, greens and herbs. The mellow flavour combinations go exceptionally well with the…

Quick Mix Banana & Pineapple Spelt Loaf

A simple and perfectly moist banana bread recipe with a wonderful texture, colour and packed with flavour. This bread is a perfectly refreshing and summery without going all out tropical. It is light without being dry due to the olive oil , banana and pineapple. The banana is silky smooth and then there is the…

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…