Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

An impressive dessert packed with chocolate indulgence

Tres Leches Pudding

Spongy, creamy and coconutty

Strawberry Cheesecake

A rich, zingy strawberry explosion

Bacon, Blue Cheese & Caramelised Onion Burger

A tower of your favourite burger fillings, without all the carbs

Rich Chocolate Peppermint Thickshakes

Incredibly thick and refreshing

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons
This recipe is surprisingly simple. Cookies can be difficult to make low-carb because the lack of sugar means it’s near impossible to get that chewy,...

Feminism vs Femininity

Feminism vs Femininity
Modern feminists consider themselves the deities of female rights, the celebrants of women. In reality, feminists seem to condemn femininity. Some reject the very things...

The Hypoxymoron

The Hypoxymoron
The ‘hypoxymoron’: a hypocritical oxymoron. Many years ago I created this term to describe a strange phenomenon plaguing society. Hypoxymorons are the result of a...

Misplaced Pride

Misplaced Pride
We all have something to be proud of. Maybe you’re proud of your all-nighter essay which got a first, or your 4-day Duolingo streak. Maybe...

The paradox of ancestry testing

The paradox of ancestry testing
  Genetic ethnicity testing is in vogue. Just pop a swab of saliva in the mail and an affordable test will reveal the components of...

Relationships: a woman’s perspective in Western society

Relationships: a woman’s perspective in Western society
  Throughout my studies at university, I’ve thought of ways to apply anthropological reasoning to real life. One of the biggest issues I’ve found is...

Chivalry: a losing battle

Chivalry: a losing battle
  I’m just a woman muddling through life in an increasingly feminist society. The fight against misogyny, for equal rights and female success, seems pretty...

Pistachio & Coconut Chocolate Bark

Pistachio & Coconut Chocolate Bark
I’ve probably said it before, but isn’t there something spectacularly dreamy about pistachios? Picture it: a queen or king, reclining on a silk-lined throne, popping...

Bubble Milk Tea

Bubble Milk Tea
I’ve finally made it. A homemade version of my favourite Asian drink! Before you start your happy dance (because, yes, I admit that is exactly what I...

Chocolate & Berry Fudge Slice

Chocolate & Berry Fudge Slice
My first post from England. I feel a little guilty for having been so absent these last few months, but I’ve been playing around with...

Pesto, Brie & Chorizo ‘Pappardelle’

Pesto, Brie & Chorizo ‘Pappardelle’
Yes, I’ll admit it. This isn’t real pappardelle. I’m not sure what gave it away – certainly not the lurid green edges – but, in...

Pistachio & Chocolate Ice cream Cheesecake

Pistachio & Chocolate Ice cream Cheesecake
Thank you once again to my lovely sister, Tess, for your fabulous photography. I know you love pistachios almost as much as you love our...

Peppermint Mocha Frappé

Peppermint Mocha Frappé
I passed Starbucks the other day and was inspired by their gorgeous frappés. I can never, quite get over their exorbitant prices, however, nor the...

Bacon, Blue Cheese & Caramelised Onion Burger

Bacon, Blue Cheese & Caramelised Onion Burger
Thanks, Tess, for the fabulous photos. Best sister (imho). Now, you’re likely wondering what on earth I’ve done with the burger bun. My answer: oopsie...

Low-carb Nachos!

Low-carb Nachos!
You must think I’m mad. The thought of low-carb ‘corn’ chips may seem absurd, but I can assure you these are every bit as crispy...