Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

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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Simple Slow Cooker Bread

The bread maker is officially redundant. Years ago I bought a bread maker with the intention of using it overnight. However I soon discovered that the model I had included a beeping sound about half way through the process, meaning … Continue reading

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Easy Strawberry Galette

Zero effort required. This should actually be called a cheat’s fruit pie because it is so easy to make. The beauty of it is that you can make it with pretty much whatever fruit you have – berries, peaches, plums, apples, … Continue reading

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Kit Kat Chocolate Loaf Cake

Yet another idea for a box cake mix. The Bounty Cake that I made a few weeks ago was so delicious that I thought I would try another one of my favourite chocolate bars – the Kit Kat. And, being … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Basil Pesto Quiche

Light but still super tasty. Usually I put a pile of cheese and also some cream in my quiches but not this time. The basil pesto gives this quiche all the flavour it needs and of course that makes it a much lighter option … Continue reading

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The ‘Bounty’: Chocolate and Coconut Layer Cake

OMG. A version of this cake popped up on my Facebook feed recently – I had a quick look at the recipe at time but forgot to bookmark it and now, to be honest, I don’t remember where it came from … Continue reading

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Cranberry and Double Choc Biscotti

Ideal for dunking in coffee. For some reason I have always thought that biscotti were difficult to make – but these aren’t. They are delicious on their own but also are the perfect accompaniment to a good coffee or even … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Caramel and Choc Chip Cookies

I baked a batch of these cookies last weekend and it still amazes me how good they are. I can’t believe that is was 2012 when I first found this recipe! These are super simple to make and I’ve never had … Continue reading

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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 2017 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 🙂 If you find that you have an excess of chocolate then why not turn it into some treats to share? There are plenty of options from brownies to bark – yes, … Continue reading

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