Summer Mango Salsa

Summer Mango Salsa

For so long I took photos only for myself. And then I got better at taking photos and started shooting for other people. And somewhere along the line I kind of stopped shooting for myself. Then last weekend RJ requested fish tacos with mango salsa for dinner and there was something so very perfect about the pile of fresh, brightly coloured produce we brought home from the shop that it simply had to be photographed. Of course not just made and shot but chopped and dropped and spread … [read more]

Chocolate Hazelnut Raw Truffles

Chocolate Hazelnut Raw Truffles

Every year more and more people celebrate World Nutella Day and every year I post yet another Not-tella recipe in protest celebration. If you want to read my pasts rants explore my past iterations of all things choc-nut inspired you can head … [read more]

Raw Choc-Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Raw Choc-Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Truth be told, you really can't go wrong with chocolate chip cookie dough. Of course there will be an argumentative few who shake their fists and insist this is not proper cookie dough and to them I say pshaw -- go on and eat your raw eggs and raw … [read more]

Spelt Angel Food Cake

Spelt Angel Food Cake

Angel food cake is one of those desserts that instantly brings back memories of my childhood. Soft and fluffy, topped with berries, baked for no good reason at all (like one needs a reason to bake a cake, but you know what I mean), and cooled upside … [read more]

Prawn Salad Sandwiches

Prawn Salad Sandwiches

Boxing Day 2015, 10 am J: remember those leftover prawn rolls I made on Boxing Day last year? R: YES J: well we have cucumber and eggs and creme fraiche and bread but there were no prawns at Christmas lunch yesterday… 3 pm R: how 'bout you … [read more]