Tag Archives: Alcohol

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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Cherry and Bourbon Glazed Ham

Your Easter ham doesn’t have to be covered with cloves. If you aren’t keen on the traditional marmalade glazed ham which has been studded with cloves, you should give this recipe a try. The glaze is super simple to make … Continue reading

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Perth Good Food and Wine Show 2014

Last weekend we spent a whole day at the Good Food and Wine Show here in Perth. The show is an ideal opportunity for us to try products that we would not normally see in the local supermarket or liquor shop. We … Continue reading

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Choc Hazelnut Melting Moments

Perfect little buttery bites. These are irresistible, especially if you are a bit of a chocoholic. My husband is a cookie-holic and he couldn’t walk away from them either 🙂 The buttery cookie dough contains a touch of Frangelico which gives a delicate hazelnut flavour, … Continue reading

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Boozy Pina Colada Ice Pops

These are perfect treats whatever the weather. It is winter here in Perth but it is still warm enough to enjoy cool ice pops like these. I actually think I’m going to keep some in the freezer all year round 🙂 … Continue reading

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Boozy Baileys Cupcakes

This is the cheat’s way to make delicious cupcakes. I’ve never had the patience for cupcakes – I always get bored by the time I have decorated the first few out of the batch. But not when I make them … Continue reading

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Monster Red Wine Beef and Bacon Cheeseburgers

Simply delicious. I think that these are the tastiest burgers I have had for quite a while. The red wine really brings out the flavour of the beef, and oozy cheese plus bacon are always great additions. Please don’t be put off … Continue reading

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On Tour: Vineyards of Australia’s South West

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We’ve just come back from a 3-day weekend in the Margaret River wine region. For those of you who don’t live in Australia, the area is one of the main wine producing parts of the country. Lots of vineyards means lots … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Guinness and Brown Sugar Beef

Who needs it to be St Patrick’s Day to eat corned beef? If you aren’t keen on the normal way of boiling the heck out of your corned beef, or the traditional vinegar flavouring, then this is for you. In … Continue reading

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Lentil, Mushroom and Guinness Mini Pies

Happy St Patrick’s Day! I couldn’t resist sharing a dish containing some good Irish alcohol. Beef and Guinness is a pretty traditional filling for pies, so I thought I would twist that slightly by replacing the meat with some tasty … Continue reading

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