Tag Archives: Coconut

Lest We Forget. Remembering Our War Veterans. ANZAC Biscuits with a White Chocolate Ganache.

  Today  Australia and New Zealand  celebrates ANZAC Day. A national day of remembrance. Honouring the bravery  of  all the men and women who have served their country through  war. Recognising how their selfless sacrifices allow us to enjoy the lives … Continue reading

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Pure Heaven. Passionfruit Melting Moments With a Roasted Coconut and Passionfruit Butter Cream.

I haven’t made Melting Moments in years. Not since my daughters were in kindergarten and I made a lemon curd version. Packaged in cellophane and tied with pretty ribbon for a school fete. My word associations for these delectable treats? … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Louise Slice. Melting Layers of Shortbread, Raspberry Jam and Coconut Meringue.

This is another wonderful recipe that has come to me from across the ditch. It’s a very old New Zealand tea time favourite. The Kiwi cooking bible, The Edmonds Cookbook, ranks this slice as sixth in the top ten favourite … Continue reading

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Filling The Biscuit Barrel. Oaty Chocolate Chip Biscuits.

I like to think of these as a fancy Anzac biscuit. With chocolate chips. Crisp and crunchy with a chocolate hit they are a perennial fixture in our biscuit barrel. A much healthier version of the much-loved chocolate chip cookie. … Continue reading

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Minimum Effort. Maximum Effect. Store Bought Chocolate Easter Eggs Filled With Home-made Rocky Road.

The supermarkets are awash with chocolate eggs.  It’s hard to believe that Easter is only a few weeks away. Every year I make rocky road for Easter.  Our  favourite rubble. Turkish delight, marshmallow, pistachio and shredded coconut. Smothered in dark … Continue reading

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Sustaining the Troops. Good Old Fashioned ANZAC Biscuits.

Here in Australia there is nothing more traditional than a good, old-fashioned ANZAC biscuit. Baked by wives and mothers during World War I, they were packed in food parcels and sent to Australian and New Zealand soldiers in the trenches. The … Continue reading

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Hermann Loves Coconut. Mango and Banana Muffins. Raspberry and Apple Cake.

It has been a very warm week and Hermann has been so very active breaking free from his bowl on the kitchen bench every other day. I’d almost started to think of him as a recalcitrant child. On Sunday I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramel Slice. My Way.

I make this all the time. Its rich, sinful and delicious and everyone’s favourite.  Every Monday morning my son takes something home-baked with him to the dorms at school. More often than not the request is for caramel slice. This … Continue reading

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