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Welsh Cakes

I don’t know what first prompted to make these, but my boyfriends from Wales (even though he has lived here in Melbourne since he was 8 and has an Aussie […]
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Debbie’s Carrot Cake

Yes, it’s been around the block a bit…Carrots were used in medieval times as an alternative to expensive sweeteners, this cake has been popular in Switzerland since 1892, revived in […]
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Waffling About

Everyone needs a bit of waffle now and then….so here’s to waffling on…and on………and on…………… I have a stove top waffle iron, which is good but I would still favour […]
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As I’m a nosey parker who likes to know what other people eat and everyone loves to know about a good market – I thought I’d combine the two. Here’s […]
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Easy No Knead Flatbreads

When I say these are easy, quick and delicious I am telling no lie. You literally add the ingredients together, divide the dough into 12 pieces, roll out each piece […]
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English Breakfast Muffins

English because they are savoury muffins, rather than the sweet American variety. Well worth the little effort taken to rise 2 hours before you plan to eat – here’s how […]
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The Perfect Tiramisu

This was my first attempt at tiramisu so I wanted to do my research to find the perfect recipe. I like the traditional method and Baileys or beer just wouldn’t […]
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Lovely Crumpets

A weekend breakfast maybe, but not difficult by any measure. Whether you go for bacon and maple syrup or poached eggs and dukkah – they are almost as revered as […]
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Soft pull-apart rolls

I first made these as buns for fried chicken and they were so light, soft and fluffy that I have decided to stick with this recipe for all future fried […]
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Broccoli Orecchiette

Easter had left us feeling like beached whales and so I wanted to make something really simple, tasty and cheap for Easter Monday. Looking through books, I found this recipe […]
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Pasta Jumble Bake

I came across this pasta at the weekend and bought it along with Sicilian and Kalamata olives, mozzarella, lots of large pomodoro tomatoes and basil with the intention of making […]
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Going Nuts!

Eat a handful of almonds a day, walnuts for your heart, peanuts for your brain and pecans and brazils for men’s health! If all the nut advice is driving you […]
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Zucchini Agrodolce

Zucchini still sounds very Aussie to me, but then courgette agrodolce doesn’t have the same ring to it. Agrodolce is a traditional Italian sweet and sour sauce, made up from […]
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