Tag Archives: Apple

Breakfast To Go. Apple, Cinnamon and Walnut Muffins.

Winter breakfasts to go in our house consist of ready made jars of creamy steel cut oats and compote in the refrigerator and  an ever changing combination of fruit and nut studded muffins in the freezer. Together they provide warming, … Continue reading

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Breakfast To Go. Toasted Steel Cut Oats With Apple Compote and Brown Sugar Walnuts.

Steel cut oats have just entered my universe and they are fantastic. Luxurious and comforting, a bowl of warming oats never tasted so good. With winter just around the corner I’ve been on the lookout for an easy, portable breakfast … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast And Live Longer. A 5-2 Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Sweet Potato and Leek Soup With Apple and Ginger.

Rain has brought some welcome relief from the relentless humidity we have been experiencing of late. For the past few days it seems that Autumn has at last made its tardy appearance.  Today’s 5-2 fast day idea is a decadently … Continue reading

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Tis The Season To Be Thankful. The Holiday Turkey. Brined, Roasted And Stuffed.

Tis the season to be thankful. Thursday 28th November is Thanksgiving Day in North America. Whilst we do not celebrate Thanksgiving here in Australia, preferring to save our turkey for the Christmas table, I thought I would share with you … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Baking. Inspired By A Taste of Wintergreen. Apple, Caramel and Cinnamon Scrolls.

I’ve eaten many cinnamon scrolls in my time but have never attempted to bake them myself. Until yesterday. Inspired by Lindy from A Taste of Wintergreen’s wonderful post Love On  A Platter. They say a picture paints a thousand words, … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. A Feast For Your Eyes. Deconstructed and Stacked Waldorf Salad with A Lemon and Honey Yoghurt Dressing.

Since locating the safety guard for my mandolin I’ve been slicing with a vengeance. Sweet and savoury oven baked crisps, coleslaws and potato bakes. Here is a gorgeous and fresh 5-2 challenge fast day idea using my mandolin and two … Continue reading

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A Lazy Sunday Afternoon Tea. Ottolenghi Style. Little Apple and Olive Oil Tea Cakes

I have been meaning to make Ottolenghi’s stylish little tea cakes for over a year now. I even have a barely used mini bundt tray languishing in my kitchen cupboard, originally purchased in anticipation of the event. Today was finally … Continue reading

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What To Bake With Leftover Egg Whites. Dainty Little Almond Tea Cakes. Raspberry and Lemon Friands.

What to bake with all the egg whites leftover from my husband’s birthday mousse cake. Something fruity and delicious. Raspberry and lemon friands definitely hit the sweet spot today. Dainty little almond tea cakes that disappear in a few bites. … Continue reading

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Mid Week Dessert. Quick and Easy. Hot Apple Wonton Pies.

Tuesday night in our house is all about using up the contents of the fridge before our weekly grocery shop. This week’s inventory included half a packet of wonton wrappers left over from our weekend ricotta ravioli fix. Perfect for … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. Winter Greens. Radicchio and Endive Salad with Fennel, Apple, Crisp Pancetta and Roasted Hazelnuts.

It’s mid winter and I’m craving salad. Winter greens are far more robust than their more popular summer siblings. Crisp with a crunchy texture and slightly bitter taste  my favourite winter greens have to be baby endive with its delicate, curly, … Continue reading

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