chocolate

Grainfree Chocolate and Pecan Cookies

Grainfree Chocolate and Pecan Cookies

These are quite wicked, quick, tasty and completely grain-free. Snappy and crisp on the outside and chewy in the middle. And quick and easy to make. 150g chocolate 175g chopped pecans (1.5C) 400g icing sugar (3C) 65g (3/4C) cocoa powder a pinch of salt (1/4t) the whites of four eggs Preheat your oven to 220C. […]

Ready for the oven.

Double Chocolate and Almond Cookies

So I have been quite a fan of cookies in the past. In particular Cookie Time cookies (a famous-in-New-Zealand brand). So much so that at my 21st birthday my mates gave me a litre of milk and a cookie. Bastards. Due to an unfortunate timing issue between my diagnosis and my mum sending a care […]

Three: leave to set in a cool place.

Rocky Road

Rocky road is a bit of a classic from the Antipodes. If I’m honestly, probably more Australian than Kiwi, but when you’re this far from home there’s not really so much difference. And when you’re that far from home I guess no one would know – unless of course you were to tell them I […]

Torta di Cioccolata: Chocolate and Walnut Mud Cake

The best thing when making cakes is not to try to ‘tweak’ cakes where wheat flour is the main component but rather focus on those that where gluten was never really a key component to start with. That means forgetting about certain favorites but also means opening up new avenues too. Every cloud has a […]