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Homemade Old Favourites Ice-Cream Cake

In Australia, there’s a chain of ice-cream stores called Cold Rock and its specialty is mixing together your favourite ice-cream with your favourite chocolate bar/s and fruits. Basically, they mash the ice-cream and chocolate/fruits together on an ice-cold stone and … Continue reading

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Food Porn Day: Homemade Pizzas

Making bread (and I mean bread bread which has yeast, not banana bread) always sounds intimidating because of the whole waiting-for-the-dough-to-rise, which causes apprehension. Is it gonna work or not? I suppose I got over that fear when it comes … Continue reading

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Tropical Papaya Bread with Macadamias

This might sound like the craziest thing I’ve made, but then, I baked this three times in 24 hours so that trumps the former, I’m sure! The story is this: we were given a really large papaya (pawpaw, as it … Continue reading

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Caramel Boozy Apple & Strawberry Pie

The Internet has certainly helped with me learning how to cook and bake, but often words are not enough. Previously I have tried to make pie crust from scratch, following instructions on food blogs, and I failed miserably with cracks … Continue reading

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30-Minute Light Prawn, Calamari & Tomato Spaghetti

I love cooking, but I’m fairly lazy at peeling, shelling, deboning and all the usual groundwork that needs to be done. I cook how it suits me, I suppose. Even though I know that fillets are more expensive, I’m also … Continue reading

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Homemade Sour Cream and Spinach Dip

I don’t know about you, but I reckon a delicious dip matched with crackers easily makes for a good informal party, and it really is quite hard to go wrong with dip. Of course, I admit that I’m not much … Continue reading

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Simple Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

I honestly love baking, but sometimes, I wish I could just bake whatever I wanted! Which would mostly be chocolatey, buttery, cheesy, milky, creamy, chocolatey and… well, probably chocolatey again. But of course, my family would never approve of that, and … Continue reading

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