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A quick drink recipe to help you survive the holiday season!


A Christmas Cake that isn’t fruit cake! Although it is topped with fruit, nothing is more festive than a matcha cake.


Eggnog is the traditional drink at Christmas, whilst you may have your own recipe, why not try this one this Christmas season.


Christmas isn’t complete without mince tarts. I made these for a food styling / photography class that Billy Law was hosting in Melbourne. They were styled by the students of the class.


Who doesn’t love a pavlova?

Even if it fails, you can just smother it in cream and dress it with lots of pretty fruits. It’s a favourite all year around, not just in Summer.


This quick and easy recipe makes great edible gifts at Christmas.

With the inclusion of candy canes, anyone who loves the choc-mint combination will love this!


Christmas treat don’t get anymore simpler than this!

Not only are they super easy to make, they look super cute too.


Another cute culinary gift you can give, are these mini brownies, smothered with ganache and topped with candy canes. You can make them cupcake size, or mini cupcake size I have done here.


Once you’ve had homemade marshmallows, you’ll find it extremely are to go back to the commercially made ones.

This fluffy clouds aren’t as hard to make as you might think!


This gingerbread has a dark, slightly bitter but comforting quality to it. The stout not only adds the deep colour, but the bubbles in it help provide a super light batter.


How are we all feeling after Christmas? I trust you all had an amazing few days, surrounded by loved ones, too much food and scored some good presents. I had three feasts, but only ate at two. The main feast was at Mum and Dad’s house, where 18 of us enjoyed a buffet style dinner,

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I didn’t think I’d bother trying to do another gingerbread house after attempting one two years ago. My friend Katie and I said we would attempt the Zumbo Hanzel & Gretel house after seeing it on Masterchef, but after reading the recipe I was not prepared to go out and buy a whole lot of

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The tradition of Stollen in our family is: Mum buys loads at the boxing day sales and we eat them throughout the year. For those that don’t know what Stollen is, it’s a loaf-shaped cake with dried fruits, nuts and spices, with marzipan inside and coating with icing sugar on the outside; traditionally eaten at Christmas

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With Christmas on the way, it’s always a good time to have fun in the kitchen, instead of stressing out about dry turkeys and what the vegan is going to eat. I can say that as I don’t host Christmas, my lovely mum does, and she is gonna be stressing out big time this year

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Theme 5: Outdoors Cookbook Used: Snowflakes and Schnapps Author: Jane Lawson Outdoors. A theme that stumped me. It’s not a complex theme, I flicked through picnic cookbooks and the like but wasn’t inspired by any of them. I tweeted what to do, and someone (I can’t remember who, sorry!) suggested I make s’mores. For you

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I know we are well past Christmas, but suck it up and deal with it. This post has lots of food porn. My close friends from high school and myself started a tradition of having a Christmas party a few years ago. I’ve usually taken charge with the food with help from everyone, especially Miss

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If you haven’t been following me on twitter, you might not know why my blogging streak ended. Wednesday night, Hamsley was washing the dishes, picked up a glass to wash; it slipped from his hands, smashed onto the side of the sink, and a shard of glass landed in his wrist. A call to triple

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Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! Hope you all eat way too much, suffer from food comas, have a nana nap, and wake up to awesome presents. For those travelling over the Christmas break, stay safe. I’m not going anywhere, I’ll finally be able to rest, relax and catch up on blogging! Have a

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I was lucky enough to be invited to the Langham’s kitchen for Christmas in July, to make my very own Christmas pudding, along with 5 other food bloggers, media and other personalities. I love the Langham. I did alot of my year 12 photography folio based on the fountain the grand entrance. I have also

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Wishing you all a very safe and merry Christmas! Hope the fat man brings all of your something nice, and you eat so much that your elastic pants snap and split in half! I’ll see you all soon for this year’s Christmas food round up…. I suspect I’ll be a little rounder by the end

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Week 6 Theme: Christmas Cookbook Used: Christmas Author: The Australian Women’s Weekly   So it’s Christmas week all around the world. What are your Christmas plans? I’m going to Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Christmas eve with my friends. It’s kind of ironic given that I hate carols, and D-grade

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Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, my first ever attempt at the gingerbread construction industry. It took me pretty much the good part of a day getting the architectural plans from Martha Stewart, the foundation mixture together from Donna Hay, and the exterior decorating and landscape gardening done. After 2 rounds of putting the

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  As John Lennon once sang: So this is Christmas And what have you done Another year over And a new one just begun And so this is Christmas I hope you have fun The near and the dear ones The old and the young With Christmas on it’s way, and requests for some cute

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I am currently walking around like a pregnant duck! And I am neither pregnant nor a duck. I suppose you want to know why? I did too much exercise this weekend! 1 hour of personal training, then a nice long bike ride the day after. Too many walking lunges and squats has left me unable

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Just a quick note to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Hope you all have a lovely time eating yourselves silly, spending time with family, friends or whoever you spend it with. May the fat man visit you all tonight! x Like Like can lead to Love… Also Recommended Fresh Winter Food Ideas The World’s

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