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Chocolate high heel shoes!

It’s been a while since I have posted, things are getting a little hectic here!  So, I thought I would show you what I have been playing with. I have been having some fun making chocolate high heel shoes, experimenting with different chocolates and combinations.  These shoes can be used to decorate the top of […]

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A few small changes…

Good morning everyone! I hope you are all doing well in which ever part of the world you are receiving this. I am currently rugged up dealing with the Canberra winter which is in full foggy force this morning.  I’m looking forward to the sun breaking through. Over the next few weeks (or perhaps months), […]

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Bacon fat popcorn!!!!

So I was cooking some bacon off the other day with The Chew in the background (I was using the bacon to make some bacon and cheese scrolls for the kids’ lunch boxes).  They were discussing soups and in particular, toppings for them.  Carla Hall was making Bacon Spiced Popcorn to top a squash soup. […]

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Twins on the way!

I’m sure that title would have caught the attention of some of you!!!  No, I am not expecting twins, a friend is 🙂

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Lamingtons

Lamingtons

Lamingtons have always been a favourite of mine.  I remember my grandmother making them for us when we visited, and my aunt recently told me that she and her brothers used to fight over who was going to lick the icing bowl when they were kids.  I haven’t made them too often as in Australia they […]

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Easter Bunnies

I found this cute idea on Free-n-Fun Easter the other day and showed it to my kids. They then decided that this is what they would give their class mates for Easter this year instead of an Easter egg.  I couldn’t source the mini pom poms in a hurry so skipped the arms and used […]

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Fried Gnocchi

Ever crave roast potatoes but don’t have the time or patience to wait for them to cook? I have the answer!!! While watch Nigella Lawson late one night she produced the most divine looking gnocchi to substitute for potatoes to go with her roast dinner. She calls them Rapid Roastini (Quick ‘roast’ potatoes).

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Oink Oink!

How cute are these?!?!  My lovely friend Trish brought these back from Sydney for me. She knows me too well! These little beauties are from Chefs Gallery. Yummy steamed dessert buns filled with black sesame paste. Next trip to Sydney, I am there! Thank you Trish, you are a gem.  x

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Valentine’s Cutie

I had a visit from a little friend today. Hamish who is almost 4 came to spend a bit of time with me to make a surprise for his mum. He decorated a chocolate mud cupcake with his own artwork 🙂 Hamish was so proud of himself, and I know his mum will be too. […]

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In need of replenishment!

After a crazy day on Saturday competing in Australia’s first “Warrior Dash” I thought my family deserved a yummy Valentine’s dinner.

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