Posts tagged Snacks
Honeyjoy Bliss Balls

If you grew up in Australia in the 90s you definitely remember honeyjoys. In fact, if you're growing up right now maybe you still do. Are they still a kids' birthday party tradition? I hope so. A world without honeyjoys is no world at all. Crispy, sweet and ever so slightly salty from the melted butter, held together in one glorious mess inside a colourful muffin wrapper ahhhh - wonderful!

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Vegan Choc Mint Slices

So I'm knocking a wall down in my kitchen at the moment. Or, to be more accurate, Pete-the-Carpenter is knocking a wall down in my kitchen. Pete's great! He teaches me all about steel lintels and rendering walls, and brick footings and the difference between old lime cement and modern cement. Incidentally, if you're ever chipping old lime cement off old bricks make sure your old glove doesn't have a hole in the thumb, because the lime will gradually corrode your exposed skin and that shit hurts! 

Anyway, Pete's brill and he deserves biscuits, so I asked him what his favourite biscuits were and he said choc mint slices. I'm not entirely sure he wanted me to go and make a homemade version that is low-sugar, gluten free and vegan...but life's about compromise…

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Tahini & Maple Oat Bars

It's basically Christmas, right? Which, if you're in the southern hemisphere, means two things:

1) One day very soon it is going to be too hot to tolerate eating anything above room temperature, and

2) Once mid-December hits, you're inevitably going to have to deal with a couple of those drop-in-lifelong-friends-with-whom-you're-not-actually-interested-in-continuing-a-friendship, bearing gifts of miscellaneous chocolates, potted plants you don't really want, and candles that smell a little like toilet freshener.

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