Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

Pumpkin and Pesto Scrolls

These are perfect for lunch or even a picnic. These tasty scrolls are primarily made of pumpkin, which is why they have such a bright colour 🙂 The addition of the pesto and cheese gives them a great savoury flavour. … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Giant Anzac Biscuits

Wednesday (25th April) is Anzac Day in Australia. Anzac Day is the anniversary of the first major military action fought by the Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War, and these biscuits are very traditional. It was back … Continue reading

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Chorizo and Mushroom Hand Pies

So cute and only 5 ingredients. These little hand pies are really easy to make, and you can pretty much fill them with whatever you like – you don’t have to stick to my recipe 🙂 I used sliced button … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Cheat’s Raspberry and Meringue Hot Cross Buns

Don’t spend hours making your Easter dessert – dress up your Hot Cross Buns instead. I first made these a couple of years ago and it is now one of my favourite Easter recipes. It is perfect if you want … Continue reading

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Bacon and Cheese Rolls

There is nothing like fresh bread. One of the things that stops me from making bread more regularly is the amount of time that the dough needs to prove. However, this method lets the dough sit overnight in the fridge, … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up for Christmas

If you are looking for Christmas food inspiration then you can view all of my past holiday recipes by clicking here 🙂 In this post I thought I would share a few of my favourites. This Cranberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Bark … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Slab Cake

Feeds a crowd! This would also be great packaged up in pretty boxes as a holiday gift. It is easy to make and tastes delicious. The hint of lemon in the buttercream frosting works perfectly with the dense gingerbread cake. … Continue reading

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Brie and Tomato Tart

Perfect for a light lunch or if you are asked to bring a dish to a holiday party. I think this is an excellent option as part of a buffet meal because it only has ‘gentle’ flavours that pretty much … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

Deliciously easy! For those of you that have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I rarely can be bothered to pipe frosting. However, this recipe was an exception 🙂 I did still use my cheat’s … Continue reading

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Curry Beef Lunch Rolls

These are certainly not boring sandwiches. If you love simple Indian-inspired flavours then these tasty rolls are ideal. Filled with curried beef, the quick bread dough includes onion and coriander for extra flavour. I think these are perfect for a … Continue reading

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