Tag Archives: Pecan

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Apple, Fennel And Celery Slaw With A Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette.

In the winter months when I’m craving salad I make slaw. Usually with red and white cabbages, always in plentiful supply in the cooler weather, and whatever other fresh produce is available at the markets. Usually carrots, celery, fennel, beetroot, … Continue reading

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Banishing The Winter Blues. Sticky Date Bundt Cake With A Salted Burnt Butter Caramel Glaze.

Much to my family’s delight I’ve been banishing the winter blues with a renewed interest in baking. As always school holidays mean a full house and quickly depleting fridge and pantry courtesy of a contingent of constantly ravenous teenagers on … Continue reading

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Happy Hiking. Little Carrot Muffin Loaves With A Streusel Topping.

It’s been way too hot and humid to contemplate turning on the oven and baking for quite some time now. Today I’ve only relented as my girls have an upcoming hike for their Duke Of Edinburgh award scheme. I feel … 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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Baking At Carisbrook. From Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem. Chocolate Krantz Cake.

Spring time in Mount Wilson is magnificent. Perched high in the Blue mountains this tiny village hamlet is famous for it’s cool climate gardens. This weekend we were lucky enough to be invited by our good friends to join them … Continue reading

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Any Fool Can Cook. Modern Fruit Mince Tarts.

My husband loves fruit mince tarts. When we were first married I always used to buy them for him from the Queen St Deli. Hand-made by a little old lady at Christmas time. Then one day I found this recipe … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Pecans

A plate of freshly baked cookies just out of the oven with a glass of milk. Like a warm hug from mum as my daughters like to say. It’s a very popular after school treat in our house. There are … Continue reading

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Emptying the Fruit Bowl. Banana Bread with Choc Chunks and a Pecan Streusel Topping

What to do with bananas fast approaching their use by date? I glanced at the fruit bowl this morning and the bananas were looking decidedly ripe. There were no takers for smoothies, and we had a freezer stocked with  banana … Continue reading

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