Part 5: Freiburg and The Black Forest

Day 1- 3 trains and a lot of anxiety (and running between platforms for connecting trains) later, I’ve made it to the south-west of Germany to Freiburg, southern most part of the Black Forest. The hostel is situated outside of town, with the Black Forest right behind it. Perfect location for me to go hiking… Continue reading Part 5: Freiburg and The Black Forest

Individual Christmas Cakes with Spiced Cream

A few christmas’ ago I made a fruit and nut Christmas pudding/cake, which was gluten free and dairy free and went perfectly with mums leftover Christmas custard. It tasted exactly like traditional Christmas fruit cake with all the nuts, dried fruits and spices. The only issue with the cake was that it was loaded with… Continue reading Individual Christmas Cakes with Spiced Cream

Gluten Free Chocolate Panforte

This cake makes a great alternate to Christmas cake, and can easily be made and eaten all year round. A chocolate Panforte perfect for the chocolate lover at the christmas table this recipe is based on a traditional Italian dessert. I love trying the Christmas cakes that are traditional to different countries. The ingredients make… Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate Panforte

German Black Forest Cake

Growing up with German family, I got eat a lot of cakes, biscuits and treats (I know where I inherited my sweet tooth from). One of my Favourite German cakes has always been the Black Forest Cake, or ‘Schwazwalder Kirschtorte’ which is Black Forest Cherry-Torte. A chocolate cake layered with cream and of course CHERRIES!… Continue reading German Black Forest Cake

An Australia Day Tradition

The Lamington Lamingtons have always been one of my favourite Aussie day treats. I have memories of sitting on the beach on Jan 26th (Australia Day) with 2, even 3, of those spongy goodies in hand. The jam filled kind are of course the best. I haven’t eaten any in a few years, since going… Continue reading An Australia Day Tradition

12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 4

Treat 7- Fruit Free Christmas Cake Treat 8- Cardamom Sea Salt Ganache Tart For the 7th treat if Christmas I’m testing a recipe that is a different take on the traditional fruit filled Christmas cake. The cake is fructose friendly, as well as gluten free. It’s had all the dried fruit taken out but the… Continue reading 12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 4