Tag Archives: Peanuts

Freshly Baked. Salted Peanut Cookies…With A Hint Of Cocoa.

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve made peanut cookies. So much so I had forgotten just how fabulous they can truly be. For too long I’ve overlooked using peanuts in my baking  in favour of  rather  more sophisticated … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Technique. Sweet and Simple Peanut Brittle.

  Toffee making and I have had a long and chequered history. I have the scars to prove it. Over the years I have experimented with all sorts of permutations in my quest to achieve toffee nirvana. Recently I discovered … Continue reading

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Pork, Prawn and Shiitake Mushroom San Choi Bau with Roasted Peanuts

I had forgotten about this little gem of a recipe, until reminded by my daughters last week. Chinese Pork, Prawn and Shiitake Mushroom San Choi Bau.  Served in lettuce cups with a sprinkling of  chopped roasted peanuts for crunch. I used to make … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Sweet and Salty Crunch Nut Bars with Homemade Honeycomb.

My girlfriend Amanda introduced me to this concoction earlier this year. Its rich and sinful and requires no effort at all. Melt, mix and pour into a pan to set. Pure Nigella Lawson. The original recipe calls for Crunchie bars, … Continue reading

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