Bean there done that!

I have continued to look for recipes that aren’t using the traditional flour and sugar combo that have long been what my cooking experiences have been based one.  Don’t get me all wrong, I’m not going all gluten free, but for me, I’m finding it is good to look for alternatives and use them where/when…

Just a little something I whipped up this morning

Yesterday it was a dear friend’s birthday, so I thought I’d whip up a birthday cake to take into his work for morning tea, he also happens to work with my husband Tim. After asking what flavor he would like, you can imagine my shock and amazement when he wanted chocolate (everyone wants chocolate).  So…

Chocolate Mousse 2 ways

My husband LOVES chocolate mousse, so for special occasions and when I just feel like spoiling him I’ll whip up a batch.  Now I’m a little bit odd, I like my mousse VERY chocolatey and with flakes of chocolate through it rather than smooth and velvety, so I have adapted the recipe found in Sweet Food to…

Guilty confessions of a Chocoholic

There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with CHOCOLATE   – Linda Grayson, “The Pickwick Papers” Anyone who knows me well would also knows of my love affair with chocolate.  Mum would call me a chocoholic, my husband would call me an addict.  I think it would be fair to say that…