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Black Bean Brownies

Yes, you read that title correctly. Black Bean Brownies. A friend sent a link to me some time ago but it took me a while to check it out. Black Bean Brownies are a clever gluten-free bake that uses black beans for moisture and texture and, cocoa powder as a flour replacer and chocolate flavouring. Most… Read more

Filed in: Baking, Baking & Dessert

Local &/or General – Flour & Chocolate Patisserie

Local &/or General is the title of a song by The Models. Not when they were in their chart topping phase but earlier on, in their edgy, urban grit phase, prior to James Freud joining. It’s a song that’s always stuck in my mind and it seemed like an appropriate title for this occasional series… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

The Random Recipes challenge this month is ‘Random Birthday Number’ where we use our birthday to choose the matching book on the shelf and select a recipe to make.  Seems simple enough but the Random Gods have not always been kind to me. This time though, World’s Collided and I was able to combine a… Read more

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