Blueberry & Lemon Pikelets

The first day of the new year is a good enough reason to treat ourselves to a special breakfast and this year pancakes loaded with fresh seasonal fruit were calling out to welcome 2017, particularly when it’s 30c at 8am here in Brisbane. Grabbing the nearest reference to hand for a guide, these pikelets (thick…

Coconut Flour Pancakes

I’ve had a bag of coconut flour hanging out in my pantry now for about 12 months, that I purchased on impulse one day.  I tried using it once and found it so absorbent that it ruined a recipe that the rest has been languishing until this week. A visit from my niece who is…

Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes

Pancakes are the perfect Sunday treat in my mind, something to be lingered over leisurely with a cup of milky coffee and good conversation.  Their only downfall in my opinon is that they are best eaten straight from the pan which means someone cooking whilst the rest are eating.  Fortunately my kitchen area is open…

Fluffy Pancakes

We recently had our neices and nephew over for a sleepover.  For the untrained Aunt and Uncle it’s fun but also exhausting.  Answering a million questions and playing adjudicator over toys and games.   There is always lots of upsides though.  One of them for me is making pancakes, something that I only tend to…

Crepes with Cherry Chocolate Sauce

That box of cherries is definitley a gift that keeps on giving.   Being a long weekend, we took the time to have some hot breakfasts together, rather than a rushed piece of toast as I dash out the door for the train.   Pancakes for me are always one of those treat breakfasts.  They really don’t…

Chocolate Cherry Sauce

A little sweet treat using up some of the leftover cherry sauce that I have from an earlier jam making session. Chocolate Cherry Sauce 1 cup dark chocolate pieces zest of half a lime 1/2 cup cherry sauce (can be substituted with cherry conserve) 1/2 cup pouring cream Melt your chocolate over a warm bath…