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Crunchy Top Coconut Banana Muffins
Crunchy Top Coconut Banana Muffins

  Muffins are not the prettiest to look at. Especially if they are homemade. And especially if they are baked by me. For a very long time, I was disillusioned. I would put the batter in the prettiest paper cases, make sure I filled the cases right and chided...

Classic Slow Cooked Ham And Pea Soup

A quick recipe for you guys today. It is a true classic and for those who have slow-cookers, I would recommend tossing all ingredients in them before you leave for work in the morning and let it slow-cook on low heat for 8 hours give or take few. I promise you, the...

Simple Onion And Rosemary Focaccia
Simple Onion And Rosemary Focaccia

  Rosemary is a beautiful herb and it grows like a weed. My front yard has a sparse rosemary bush with leaves as fine as needles. My backyard on the other end has a lush, native variety of rosemary that has thrived in the past 2 years with flushes of beautiful...

Butterscotch Cake With Caramel Cream
Butterscotch Cake With Caramel Cream

When I was little, my favourite sweet was a butterscotch toffee wrapped in a matte golden wrapper. It was smooth and the colour of rich butter kissed all over with the warmth of the sun. I used to put it in my mouth and relish it slowly, big hard sucks, rolling my...

Impossible Lemon And Coconut Pies
Impossible Lemon And Coconut Pies

I have always wondered why these are called "Impossible". But that is just the kind of easy style that Donna Hay has going on in her cookbooks. After making them countless times, I think I might know what "impossible" stands for. It must most...