Chocolate and Strawberry Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate and Strawberry Zucchini Muffins Another recipe which packs some veggies in. This also has less sugar than most muffin recipes, uses wholemeal flour for extra fibre and contains olive oil instead of butter. This recipe was inspired by the Dark Chocolate Cake recipe on the wonderful blog by Catherin Katz Cuisinicity. Makes about 18…

Wholemeal Pumpkin and Blueberry Scones

I love scones. When I was young my parents often used to take my brother and I out for country drives on the weekend. These excursions always involved finding a cafe or tea room serving ‘Devonshire Tea’. Those fresh, warm scones spread with sweet jam and thick cream form such a vivid and comforting childhood…

Rhubarb and Coconut Mini-Muffins

This morning some lovely ladies had set-up a stall selling jams, baked goods and produce from their gardens in order to raise money for Australian Red Cross. I came home with some blood plum jam and a bunch of rhubarb. I do have my own rhubarb plant, but I don’t think it is quite ready…

Wholemeal Singing Bread with Flaxseeds

This bread is based on Jim Lahey’s no-knead method. In Jim’s book ‘My Bread’ his version of a wholemeal bread only contains ¼ wholemeal flour and ¾ white flour as he doesn’t like the texture with a greater proportion of wholemeal flour. I’ve adapted this recipe to have ½ wholemeal flour and ½ white flour.…

Wholemeal Crumpets

Wholemeal crumpets These are easy to make, but a bit fiddly. I only make them every now on  a weekend when we feel like something different.   Ingredients (makes about 16 if you use egg-rings like I did) 1 cup wholemeal bread flour 1 cup plain bread flour 1 tbsp baking powder 2/3 tsp dried…