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BBQ Beef and Egg Pies with Cheesy Crouton Crust

These are my twist on a Scotch Egg. These tasty pies are really simple and quick to make. No pre-cooking is required, unlike with traditional Scotch Eggs where you have to boil the eggs first and wait for them to … Continue reading

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Rustic Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Pies are very difficult to take photos of! I originally wasn’t intending on making this for a blog post, but it tasted so good that I changed my mind once we’d started eating. Therefore this is a photo of the … Continue reading

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Sausage and Zucchini Tart

This is a perfect way to use left-over BBQ sausages. Finding alternatives to sandwiches for lunch can sometimes be a challenge. However it is easy to make a tasty tart with lots of different topping possibilities. Just think of this … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Chicken and Vegetable Tart

So delicious. This is very easy to put together – the most difficult thing is chopping the vegetables! I really love the huge amount of flavour that the basil pesto gives to this tart. It adds zing to the whole … Continue reading

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Party Food: Turkey, Cranberry and Stuffing Sausage Rolls

The taste of Christmas dinner in one bite. These are really easy to make and, because of their size, you get a lot of tasty food from not a lot in the way of ingredients. The turkey and stuffing give you all the … Continue reading

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Easy Asparagus and Parmesan Tarts

A cheat’s appetiser for Christmas. These tarts take under 5 minutes to put together and 20 minutes to cook, making them ideal as an appetiser on Christmas Day. They are also relatively cheap to make (depending on the price of asparagus … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Croissants with Snickers

Three ingredients will give you delicious breakfast or brunch. Making these little beauties is so easy, and they really do only have three ingredients. Pastry, butter and Snickers chocolate bars 🙂 With Halloween fast approaching, these would be a great way … Continue reading

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Super Simple Dessert: Grape Tart

Just 3 ingredients, plus your favourite ice cream. I bought a big bag of grapes last week because they were a bargain at only $3 for a kilo. However we hadn’t managed to eat them all and some were starting … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Cinnamon Scroll Pastries

Don’t go to a bakery to buy pastries for brunch. I love classic cinnamon rolls but rarely have time to make them. However this recipe is so quick that these will become a regular weekend menu item. The resulting scrolls … Continue reading

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Pork and Baked Bean Meatloaf Pie

Why not make a meatloaf into a pie? After last week’s two vegetarian recipes, I thought it was about time to serve up some meat. This dish contains two types of pork, (mince and bacon), plus baked beans 🙂 There … Continue reading

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