Category Archives: Snacks

When you don’t want a full meal, or for eating at midnight!

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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No Bake Caramel Cups

Oh Sweetness. These are a small version of a caramel slice but no oven is required. If you can melt butter and chocolate you can make these. There are only 4 ingredients. The crumbly cookie base is the perfect texture contrast … Continue reading

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Thai Pumpkin Soup

This is a delicious twist on an old favourite. If you like Asian flavours then this soup is perfect – the pumpkin is complimented so well by the citrus of the lemongrass and the heat from the chilli. It is ideal for … 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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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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Baked Brie with a Oregano & Garlic Bread Roll Wreath

Let’s party! If you need a recipe for a party buffet plate then this is ideal. The bread rolls can be made any size you like which is perfect if you want to share with a lot of people. Cheese … Continue reading

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Double Choc Rum Balls

Yum. These little cake balls are a perfect treat for the holidays and also make a great food gift. The combination of chocolate and rum is a classic and it is very hard to eat just one of these. I particularly … Continue reading

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Mexican Pork Bites

Easy party food. These little bites are packed with flavour but take only minutes to make. They are therefore ideal for the busy Christmas party season or if unexpected guests arrive. I used pork mince (ground pork) to make these, … Continue reading

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Cheese and Mushroom Lattice Pies

Perfect for lunch. Buttery mushrooms are the perfect partner to the two types of cheese in these pies, making them really delicious. They are the ideal size for an indulgent lunch and you can even pick them up if that is the … Continue reading

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Banana and Pecan Muffins

Ideal for brunch or morning tea. Firstly I want to let you all know that, for at least the next month or so, I’ll probably only be posting once a week. Our house is currently for sale which means I’m banned from making … Continue reading

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