Category Archives: sweet

fruit & nut bliss balls {gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free}

I think I’ve mentioned before that we’re still trying to sort out the mystery of Hugo’s tummy. It’s been a windy road so far. We started with Hugo only sleeping in 45 minute cycles by four months and ended up with a short … Continue reading

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A family long weekend

We had a long weekend this weekend to celebrate Canberra Day. My parents are visiting so everything’s a bit crazy and we’ve been getting up to all sorts of things which are not remotely blog-worthy. Dad and I constructed some … Continue reading

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Cake season: {gluten-free} rhubarb custard cake

We found ourselves needing somewhere to go at 0800 this morning. The children were up and Elena was raring to go. One of those days where we need to go out or things will really go pear shaped. I really … Continue reading

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{Gluten-free} passionfruit cake

So it turns out if it’s not bronchitis this week, it’s gastro. And, if you’re Hugo, you get lucky with both. It’s a good thing he’s a trooper. Needless to say, we’re sticking close to home at the moment and … Continue reading

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{Gluten-free} passionfruit curd tea cake

For me, passionfruit are one of those fruits associated with sweet childhood memories. I have distinct memories of visiting my Nanna and Poppy’s home on the north coast of New South Wales and being allowed to eat passionfruit off the … Continue reading

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Bananas galore

The combination of Norfolk Island’s warm climate and strict quarantine restrictions means many of the island’s residents grow as much of their fruit and vegetables as they can. Mum and Dad are no exception, although only being on island for … Continue reading

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Playing with coconut sugar

It has been birthday party season around here lately. Elena has loved it. She has also loved all the birthday cake. I’ve not been so keen on all the sugar! Birthday cakes are one thing, but I feel stuck in … Continue reading

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