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8-Minute Microwave Mango And Saffron Fudge

I am slowly and laboriously undertaking the task of transfering over 300 recipes from my site to the blog. The 300 recipes were cooked, tried and tested over a period of 3 years. I have realized that it is getting increasingly hard to maintain my recipes on two...

Summer Peach And Lemon Jam
Summer Peach And Lemon Jam

Summer in Australia is a stone fruit lover's dream. Markets abound with peaches, plums, apricots and mangoes, sold in trays of luscious golden, sun-kissed goodness. We are big fruit eaters in this house and there is always plenty to eat and blend or bake. When we...

Bourke Street Bakery Banana Cake
Bourke Street Bakery Banana Cake

  Have I mentioned before that the Bourke Street Bakery cookbook is an absolute delight? It is a pity that I have never been to the bakery myself but I can only imagine the smells and treats in store for whoever visits it. I have been trying quite a few recipes...

Ramona And Beezus Raspberry Muffins
Ramona And Beezus Raspberry Muffins

Have you watched Ramona and Beezus? Based on the best selling books, the movie is about the hilarious and bittersweet adventures of young Ramona Quimby played by the very expressive Joey King and her older sister Beezus played by songstress Selena Gomez. I watched the...

Sweet Olive Oil Lemon Fingers

Browsing through June's issue of BBC's Good Food Australia magazine, I came across a recipe for Sweet Lemon Fingers. Now this magazine is a branch off the acclaimed British magazine by the same name and was launched in Australia just last year. It is well written, has...

Chocolate And Date Fudge Brownies

  These days everyone wants Bill Granger in their kitchen proclaims Sydney morning Herald. And I don't blame them. This widely known Aussie chef has grown and matured into this masterful writer and creator of recipes that are starting to look healthier, wholesome...

Deliciously Moist Healthy Wholemeal Banana Maple Bread

  You have been forewarned. There are no delicious, crumbly, nut-flecked pictures of banana bread in this post. Continue reading at your own risk. Sorry about that little bit of melodrama, I just felt like it. I was not going to post this recipe simply because I...

Caramel Cinnamon And Fig Loaf
Caramel Cinnamon And Fig Loaf

  In need of a quick bread. Please, no banana! What do I have? What do I have? Lots of figs, dried ones at that. Hmmmmmm. Browse books, browse more books. Scan "fig" in the glossary. Caramel Fig Loaf. Bingo! Hmmm, make it healthier .. how? Think, think,...

Green Mango And Prawn Curry

  Rummaging through the vegetable compartment of my fridge today, I saw some shiny eggplants and fresh basil. My mind drawing a blank, I opened the freezer door, staring at the contents in there. Two things that instantly jumped out were frozen prawns and some...