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A great way to use up five over ripe bananas!

A nice twist on the usual banana bread with a subtle chocolate swirl!

This super quick recipe will ensure you always have a tasty breakfast for snack on the go!

It’s a classic combination loved by many, it’s the nuttiness of peanut butter and the richness of chocolate. With a little coconut oil, you’ll be popping these babies in your mouth like no tomorrow!

Oooey gooey chocolate goodness, now with the added bonus of salted caramel.

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.

There is something so sophisticated about tea. Depending on the blend, it can transport you away, calm you down, soothe a bloated stomach, help with symptoms of a cold, or just keep you going.

This post trials out the new Pyramid Infuser Range from Twinings.

Look Dad, I made you this cake.. you’ll get to gobble it up tonight, after dinner… if you eat all your greens!

Home made hot cross buns and Easter egg mousse cups.

As well as some Easter treaties you can purchase from around town.

I’ve renamed these “crack tarts” cos you won’t be able to stop at just one, or two… or three!

A very rich, chocolatey and salty tart. So rich, I couldn’t even finish a whole slice! … perhaps I cut slices that were too big.

Pasta doesn’t have to be smothered in tomato sauce to be good; a simple vodka, lemon and cream sauce is just as good.

These cute little tartlets are easy to make, and will wow a crowd!

A mushroomy Asian dish I give a whirl from Donna Hay.

Here’s another awesome dish for you to try. Easy, tasty and looks fancy…. and if you don’t take the seeds out of your chilli… extra spicy!

My first attempt at homemade brioche, made with French butter and a chocolate swirl.

Overcoming my fear of cooking fish and deep frying all at the same time. Worth it for these crispy fish sliders.

If you want to get cooking on the weekend for a special breakfast, here’s a couple of recipes to inspire you!

Building a house with my friend Katie!

A simple dish that you can easily fit into your weekly rotation.

Meatballs don’t just have to be served in a tomato sauce with pasta!

Theme 3: Rice / Noodles Cookbook Used: Fast, Fresh, Simple Author: Donna Hay I picked this recipe because the picture in the book looked amazing. Hamsley said it looked like a taco. (Mez, this is a time I would like to use the #ohHamish tag :P). This is the first recipe from Donna Hay’s new

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Hope you all had a great Christmas and have hit up the sales like I have! I’m still festively swollen around my mid section so will be looking like a stuffed turkey on the beach later this week. I thought I’d have more energy to blog now that I’m on holidays, but I’m still trying

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When Daniel from Goldfields Pork contacted me about trying some pork, I umm-ed and ahh-ed for a while. I sent him back a few questions about the wee little piggies and their welfare, as after seeing Food Inc. I’m more concerned where and how my food is produced. This is the reply I got: Here’s

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