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My daughter fancied making gingerbread men the other day. Being bereft of a man shaped cutter she settled on a heart shape. These ended up being a soft chewy cookie, the icing giving them a bit of a crunch. 254 more words


Spicy Lamb with Mint Aioli


2 kg leg of lamb
60 ml olive oil
15 ml Robertsons coriander
10 ml Robertsons mixed spice
5 ml Robertsons cinnamon
2.5 ml Robertsons cayenne pepper… 187 more words


Spiced Sugar Pastries with Banana & Butterscotch Sauce

I reckon you can’t go too far wrong when you combine crisp puff pastry, banana, sweetened cream and butterscotch sauce. It’s not rocket science and you know you’re going to end up with something scrumptious. 625 more words



This is one my favourite shelves in the kitchen housing some much used all time favourites!

Cacao powder is native to America. It is made by cold-pressing un-roasted cocoa beans. 472 more words


Chocolate and (home-grown) courgette cake

I had other plans for my cake this week but my better half convinced me to make a cake with a special home-grown ingredient, straight out of our tiny garden.  1,094 more words