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Two-Layer Pumpkin Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

It seems like Australia has really grown fond of Halloween! I saw plenty of people in costumes over the weekend, and little kids going around trick or treating – hopefully with more treating involved than tricking since I love candy … Continue reading

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Video: How to cut a mango in a criss-cross pattern

I had a short stint working part-time at a busy juice and smoothie bar in the city. During my first shift, I was given a bucket of apples and told to cut them up into pieces that would fit into … Continue reading

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Simple tips on how to use a coffee press

I had the strangest craving today for coffee made with a press or plunger, despite the fact that I own a perfectly functioning Nespresso. But don’t get me wrong, coffee that is made with a press is not inferior in … Continue reading

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