So here we are! The finale, the pièce de résistance, the ultimate showstopper! Completing my Christmas menu is this rich, dark and sumptuous Chocolate Orange Tart! It also just so happens to be, a raw, no-bake dessert, that’s free-from gluten, dairy and refined sugar. Wowzas. Who said Christmas couldn’t be both indulgent and healthy?     There’s something about the combination of chocolate + orange that screams Christmas to me. Maybe it’s because I always used to receive a Terry’s Chocolate Orange in… Read more »

  I’ve always loved matcha green tea, and not just because my favourite colour is green. I love it’s subtle earthy tones, and it’s never bitter, unlike a lot of conventional green teabags. Matcha is a stone ground green tea that forms a super-concentrated fine powder. It’s rich in antioxidants and nutrients, and is widely known for improving energy levels, memory and concentration.     While I’ve been drinking matcha for years, I’ve never actually used it in cooking or… Read more »

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

I have two things to say to the person who decided to put avocado and chocolate together for the first time. 1 – What the hell were you thinking?! 2 – Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.     Yes, I was skeptical when first trying the combo. But after my first mouthful of avocado chocolate mousse, I was totally converted. Weirdly when you combine avocado and chocolate you get what is effectively a creamy, chocolatey, banana-y (Yes, banana-y!) concoction. Why… Read more »