Tag Archives: Baking

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 cake 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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Baked Festive ‘Scotch Eggs’

These are easier to make than they look 🙂 I always find that Christmas is an ideal time to cook things that are a little bit different to normal, so I thought I would make a baked version of ‘Scotch Eggs’ (which are … 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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Parmesan and Pesto Swirl Bread

Beautiful bread. This bread is much easier to make than it looks – ideal for guests over the upcoming holidays. It would be the ideal side dish to a soup appetiser or a pasta main course. Parmesan and basil pesto are perfect … Continue reading

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Christmas Fruit Cake

I’m back! Sorry for the extreme lack of posts this month. I had family visiting at the beginning of the month, then I managed to catch a cold which lasted for two weeks and meant I had absolutely no motivation … Continue reading

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Pea, Onion and Parmesan Tart

Another egg recipe 🙂 Our chickens have gone into over-drive with their laying, so eggs have become top of my ingredients list at the moment! This tart is a variation of my usual quiche recipe – it uses baby peas, … Continue reading

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Simple Lemon Cake

Lovely! This cake is so moist that it could almost be classed as a mud cake, but I’m not sure if there is such a thing as a lemon mud cake 🙂 Citrus fruit is in season here in Perth … Continue reading

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