Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

German Spiced Cookies

You can’t eat just one. Lately I’ve been enjoying savoury snacks and treats so, when I found this recipe in the July 2017Ā issue of Super Food Ideas magazine and saw that it included black pepper, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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Happy Easter! Chocolate Treats to Share

I hope that you are enjoying your Easter weekend šŸ™‚ If you find that you have an excess of chocolate then why notĀ turn it into some treats to share? There are plenty of options from brownies to bark – yes, … Continue reading

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Oven-baked Vegetable Samosas

Guilt free! I love samosas but most of the recipes I’ve seen use a lot of oil to cook them. I don’t know why but I really don’t like to deep fry. Solution = bake them in the oven instead. … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is this Friday so I thought I would re-visit some of my past recipes. If the weather is cold where you live, you can’t beat Guinness and Brown Sugar Beef. MakeĀ some Giant Soda Bread with Bacon and … Continue reading

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Simple Coffee Cake

No baking skills required. It seems there are almost endless ways that you can dress up a plain packet of cake mix. I think this is about the 15th different recipe that I’ve come up with in the last few … Continue reading

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Orange and Almond Cake with Honey Glaze – by Brian

This cakeĀ is absolutely delicious and is also both gluten and dairy free. After being served a cake like this at the Leeuwin Winery restaurant in Margaret River (Western Australia), and also seeing them on the menu in a number of … Continue reading

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Ultimate Bacon Sandwich

Bake the bacon into the bread. YES! I have to say that I think this is the best recipe idea I’ve had in a long time. Why cook bacon and then simply put it between two slices of bread when … Continue reading

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Tuna and Sweetcorn Quiche

Classic. This quiche is packed with tasty fillings but is still relatively low fat because there is no cheese. As much as I love cheese, there is so much flavour already that you don’t need it. Ideally you need to … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Australia Day Lamington Cupcakes

As it is Australia Day tomorrow, I thought I would re-visit my cupcakes from 2015. These are a delicious alternative to the traditional Lamingtons. They are also easier (and cleaner) to make šŸ™‚ If you want to cheat then you … Continue reading

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Golden Syrup ‘Melting Moments’ cookies

If you like butter cookies then you’ll love these. As the name suggests, these really do melt in your mouth. Melting Moments are quite a common recipe, but I’ve not encountered them with golden syrup as an ingredient until I … Continue reading

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