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Recently, I have been doing some study. I honestly don’t understand how Saskia has been studying for so many years and manages to get anything done. As soon as I spend any length of time in the house, all I want to do is bake. My first study distraction was to bake these delicious choc-chip cookies. […]

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It seems I keep reading about chocolate chip cookies – David Lebovitz had a recipe for salted butter chocolate chip cookies and Tartelette had one for 36 hour gluten-free cookies. A few clicks later and I was suddenly reading an article from The New York Times on the quest for the perfect chocolate chip cookie. According […]

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Up until recently, I had never heard of whoopie pies. However, suddenly the damned things were everywhere on the blog front and even the New York Times explained that whoopie pies are ‘having their moment‘. So what is it? It’s somewhere between a cake and a cookie, sandwiched with frosting. This American treat has its […]

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  I understand that not everyone likes banana. I encourage those people to stop reading now (yes, I mean you S & P). For the banana lovers, this recipe is so easy and tasty that it is absolutely ridiculous. I read about it ages ago on ‘where’s the beef’ (here for the regular version,  here […]

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Last weekend we headed to P’s country place in Taggerty, in the Yarra Valley. The house is situated in the valley of the Cathedral Ranges and there were amazing views of the ranges and the changing leaves. This was a food oriented weekend and during the preceding days S & I plotted our cooking exploits. […]

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My friend L is a lover of all things sweet and can be relied upon to bring something dark, chocolatey and delicious to any party. In recent years, these brownies have become her “signature dish”. Dubbed “crack” brownies by our friend B (this moniker was given well before Momofuku milk bar brought out its beloved […]

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As regular readers would well be aware, I have a huge sweet tooth and absolutely love baking. Family birthdays are an excellent excuse to spend some time in the kitchen making a sweet treat. On the weekend, it was my dad’s birthday and I offered to bake him a birthday cake of his choice. He […]

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On the weekend I went to a first birthday party (Happy Birthday Harry!!) and thought I would make something for the kids to enjoy. These muffins are an old standby from Nigella Lawson’s How to Be a Domestic Goddess, improved (in my opinion) by the addition of chocolate chips and made with spelt flour. I […]

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A month or so ago I had an irrational and intense craving for dolce de leche, the sweet, thick, Spanish caramel. My googling informed me that dolce de leche can be made by heating a can of sweetened condensed milk in boiling water. The instructions seemed to vary – prick the can, don’t prick the […]

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