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It’s chocolatey, it’s banana-y, it’s fudgy and damn fine! It’s a simple banana cake to help you save those over ripe bananas.


Quinoa is not just a replacement for couscous, you can enjoy it for breakfast as well with the help of some classic morning companions.


Chocolate, raspberries, banana, it’s a match made in heaven. Whether it’s what you want for breakfast, or later on with a cuppa and some gossip, it will take you to a #happyplace.


No. 8 is one of those restaurants I have always walked past at Crown, wondering what it was like inside. Executive Chef, John Lawson uses traditional cooking techniques, contemporary combinations of flavours and brings together some very unique, specially grown ingredients to the restaurant.


An ingredient I’ve seen in a lot of cooking magazines lately is pearl barley. It can be used in salads, soups, and stews. I found an interesting recipe to use it in pancakes so thought it was worth a try.


Snow Pony is famous for it’s smashed avocado on toast; but I say their banana bread is also a winner.


As if banoffee pie wasn’t indulgent enough; I give you, chocolate banoffee pie!


I bought bananas with the intention of doing a granola, but I was unable to go with my original plan when my neck and back starting giving me some serious grief. It was so bad I thought I should have gone to the emergency ward, but I managed to get into see someone the next

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If you are on a strict diet, look away…. I was luckily enough to be one of the lucky tweeters when the call for people to sample the new desserts from my favourite place in town went out. Along with other passionate foodies, we indulged in the lastest creations from super couple Bernard and Yen

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Let’s start from the beginning of the Sydney feast trip; Bills in Darlinghurst. Simon recommended we hit up the Darlinghurst cafe instead of the Surry Hills cafe as it has a better atmosphere. The Surry Hills cafe was closer to our accomodation, but we trekked a little further as to follow a local’s advice. By

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“We think that if our new menu was any more gourmet, you’d have to order it in a French accent” – Crust Pizza Crust Pizza knows it doesn’t have a chance at winning a Michelin Star, but it didn’t stop them from writing a letter as part of their clever marketing campaign for the launch

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I bought a huge bunch of bananas the moment I read they were to triple in price thanks to cyclone Yasi. The last time a cyclone (Larry) hit Queensland, my mum didn’t buy us bananas at all. You never know how much you miss something until it’s taken away from you, or becomes too expensive!

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Another recipe from the latest BBC Australian Good Food magazine. I’ll admit, this is from the “helping kids to cook” section, but it looked and sounded so good I had to give it a go. I almost didn’t cook the banana as I was having a case of the can’t be fudged-s, and I thought

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You know those bananas in your fruit bowl… the sad looking ones that you look at…. you know they are too ripe, but you don’t want to throw them out? Well it’s their lucky day! They can be combined with coconut, chocolate and muffin mix and be brought back to life again! These muffins are

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What to do when you have 4 sad looking bananas in your fruit bowl and nothing to do on a Sunday? You invite you boyfriend around to watch Seinfeld and bake! Got to use my new muffin cases I got from Cake Deco during the week. We tried them when they were still warm and

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