Twirly damper

Twisty damper-10

In the wintertime we love setting friendly fires in our outside firepit, which we built ourselves out of old bricks and creek pebbles. We gather wood from the bush around our house all autumn long, getting in before things get too damp and cold. There are always trees being felled by the autumn winds, handy when not right next to our house! One ...

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Chorizo wrapped creamy slaw

Super-easy chorizo wrapped creamy slaw

I was asked to bring a canape plate to a party recently and planned to make this recipe. But then at the last minute I couldn't find any celeriac (because, honestly, I wasn't even sure where to look), so what to do? What I did was make a basic chunky coleslaw which I wrapped in the prosciutto. It was absolutely delicious - the cool, creamy ...

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Chocolate pannetone pudding

Chocolate pannetone pudding

Have I told you that my very good husband likes baking? Don't get me wrong, he's not in the kitchen every Sunday whipping up baked goods for the week or anything (just putting that out there for when he reads this), but he likes to turn out a bread, cake or pudding on special occasions. In the past he's tackled croissants (all the kneading, all ...

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Tomates farcies

Tomates farcies

We are madly saving for a big family trip to Paris in December. Oh how we love France, especially the food. In preparation for the big trip I've been reading French Kids Eat Everything by Karen Le Billon. It was recommended to me by my friend Shannon and while Karen Le Billon is not actually French, I was very much hoping that it would be ...

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Pandoro with mascarpone cream and raspberries

Pandoro with marscapone cream and raspberries

   Pandoro with vanilla mascarpone cream and fresh raspberries 1 x store bought Pandoro* 1 x serve vanilla mascarpone cream (recipe below) 2 x punnet fresh raspberries Icing sugar to dust Cut the Pandoro horizontally into five even sections. Starting at the bottom (!) spread a thick layer of mascarpone ...

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