Mango Curry

Embed from Getty Images Date night. It used to mean theatres, jazz clubs, bars and walking through town together. Now that we have two wee people and no obligated babysitters it now means a take-away in front of the TV after the kids are in bed. On the rare occasion that we do actually get… Continue reading Mango Curry

Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

These incredibly rich and decadent brownies have kind of become a bit of a signature for me lately. What’s not to love? Deep and silky dark chocolate combined with creamy cheesecake and tart raspberries and so easy to make. Ingredients – Brownies 200g good-quality dark chocolate, I use minimum of 70% cocoa solid 200g unsalted… Continue reading Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

ANZAC Biscuits

These iconic biscuits from Australia and New Zealand were made by army wives to send to their troops during the second world war as they travelled well and the ingredients did not spoil so easily. As such they are named ANZAC Biscuits (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps). They are associated Downunder with ANZAC Day… Continue reading ANZAC Biscuits

Pineapple Meringue Pie

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Cheats Lamingtons

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Perfect Banana Cake

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Lemon Blueberry Cake

Yes, it’s an unusual combination in a cake – a moist lemon sponge with a special centre layer of juicy blueberries and topped with tart lemon icing. Perfect for afternoon tea. Don’t ask me about storage – I’ve never had one of these last long enough! The image here is distorted in colour, if I… Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Cake

Lemon Slice

This easy to make no-bake slice is perfect for afternoon tea on a bright spring day. Please note: I use a 20ml tablespoon and 250ml measuring cup for all of my recipes. If you are using a 15ml tablespoon, you will need to use 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of lemon juice in the base… Continue reading Lemon Slice

Honey Joys

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Kaiserschmarrn

On a recent trip to Munich I sampled this traditional Bavarian dish. It’s essentially a smashed up pancake served with stewed apple and it’s very quick and easy to make. The name isn’t really translatable – Kaiser we know as Emperor, but Schmarrn means something like nonsense, or mishmash or rubbish. The story goes that… Continue reading Kaiserschmarrn