Protein Slice Birthday Cake
Jan10

Protein Slice Birthday Cake

My partner isn’t a huge fan of sweets, so there’s no point getting him a birthday cake because I end up eating it all! A few years ago I started making him protein slice and balls to save the $5 per bar that he was spending on these pre and post gym snacks. Using his most basic of protein powders, pure whey protein, and fine quality chocolate, healthy seeds, and nuts this slice is a complete meal or a quick snack. So when...

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Black Walnut Caramels
Apr08

Black Walnut Caramels

I am making some chocolates for my black and red roller derby league to give as prizes and sell at the event in our famous bake sale. I was investigating black flavours and there’s some really gross options!!! Liquorice was my first, obvious choice, but then I broadened my options a little to allow really dark plum colours. Anyway … in my searching, I obviously found lots of licorice recipes including one that brought back...

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Turkish Delight Rocky Road
Mar09

Turkish Delight Rocky Road

I visited one of my favourite suppliers in West End, Mega Continental, for some supplies and what should I find but freshly made turkish delight! The container was big enough to eat half of it and still be able to make something with the rest. Here’s the rocky road recipe I made with this delicious treat … Ingredients 150 grams couverture dark chocolate 150 grams turkish delight (this was mint flavour) 1 moderately packed...

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Pesto
Sep08

Pesto

This is the classic pesto recipe with Basil and Pine Nuts, but cashews and almonds make a great substitute with a little extra oil. Ingredients 2 cups Basil, tightly packed 1 cup pine nuts ½ cup olive oil Salt & Pepper Garlic Light = 5 cloves Mid = 10 cloves Extreme = 20+ cloves   How to make it Peel garlic, wash basil Put everything in the blender Blend, scrape, blend, scrape Serve! Tips & Alternatives Add spinach or any...

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Rocky Road
Feb19

Rocky Road

Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_road_%28dessert%29) doesn’t say much that we don’t already know about Rocky Road, but it does suggest that it was invented in Australia as a way of tricking locals into buying spoiled chocolate transported from Europe. It was mixed with nuts and other ‘filler’ which is why you can’t find a specific recipe for the original rocky road. Apparently, the name...

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Choc Nut Slice
Oct15

Choc Nut Slice

This is a basic gooey chocolate fudge recipe which can be adapted using a variety of ingredients. My favourite variations are rocky road and the delicious white chocolate and pistachio version in the video. The recipe for rocky road is included below, but you can substitute the marshmallows, nuts and cranberries for your favourite variations. Ingredients 1 x 375g tin of condensed milk 200g chocolate 1.5 cups coconut (shredded or...

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