Tag Archives: Nuts

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Savoury Granola.

With the long summer holidays over and everyone back at school today, serious 5-2 fasting is back on the agenda. Starting next week. Two days – Mondays and Thursdays. Fortunately we’re drifting into late summer, so with the markets full … Continue reading

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For The Weekend. My Latest Baking Obsession. Pecan Sandies.

I love the way that one recipe can serendipitously inspire another. Having spent the majority of last week waxing lyrical about Rosa’s rich buttery almond shortbread, an acquaintance enquired if I had ever made Pecan Sandies, reminiscent of her American childhood. … Continue reading

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Christmas Pantry Essentials. Homemade Fruit Mince. Two Ways. Traditional And With A Modern Twist.

This week I was inspired  by a gorgeous photo of fruit mince rippled meringues in  the latest edition of Cuisine magazine to make my first batch of Christmas fruit mince of the season.  A now well established Christmas pantry essential in … Continue reading

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Perfect For Dunking. Italian Biscotti. Twice Baked Biscuits. Two Ways.

Biscotti. Traditional Italian biscuits. Perfect for dunking. Into a piping hot coffee or sticky sweet wine. Twice baked. Incredibly crisp and crunchy. I’ve been meaning to make a batch for a blog post for ages. Not so long ago, food … Continue reading

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A Blast From The Past. Retro Popcorn. Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs.

Today I’m taking a trip down memory lane. Back to my childhood. Remember Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs? A nostalgic blast from the past. Nutty caramel-coated popcorn clusters that hit Australian shores by storm in the 1980’s. As their tagline put … Continue reading

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Summer Breakfast. Bircher Muesli with Seasonal Fruit.

One of my daughters swims. Five mornings a week. I am very fortunate that my husband is an early riser and invariably will drop her off at the pool at 5.30 or 6 am! My end of the bargain is … Continue reading

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