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  • Apr
  • 29
  • 2013

Nearly There Macarons…
aka the top 5 mistakes of macaron making

When I realised I had all the ingredients I needed I was super excited to give French Macarons a go – boy was I naive! Who knew these things were so fickle… well actually everybody except me apparently. These were from my second attempt, pretty sure my failure lies in a recipe that was a…

  • Apr
  • 18
  • 2013

Totally Tortilla Soup

Enjoy a burst of southwestern flavor when you create this delicious soup. Tofu replaces the traditional chicken and gives the soup a hearty texture. To be honest we didn’t have high hopes for this recipe and we put off making it for a long time but turns out it is really delicious and we sat…

  • Apr
  • 16
  • 2013

Oliebollen – Dutch New Year’s Doughnut recipe

Sweet fluffy pastry deep fried and lightly dusted with icing sugar, sound familiar? Oliebollen is thought to be the original doughnut recipe. Brought over to America and cooked by early Dutch settlers and of course being as tasty as they are they soon caught on and developed. Although traditionally oliebollen is only eaten during New…

  • Feb
  • 16
  • 2013

Beef Stew

Beef stew is a thrifty, tasty and tummy warming dish perfect for a cold day. Enjoy the stew as we did just with rice or with some homemade biscuits or corn bread.

  • Jan
  • 09
  • 2013

Galette Des Rois (King Cake)

Last week we were asked to photograph a Galette des rois, or “King Cake” in English – never heard of it? Neither had we! But turns out it is actually quite a neat idea for a cake based on puff pastry with a filling of almond cream. The trick is that the cake is baked…

  • Nov
  • 01
  • 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

If your anything like me and you enjoy eating the cookie dough mix as much if not more than your baked cookies, you will love this recipe. It doesn’t get much better than a cupcake stuffed with a chocolate chip cookie dough center! Then top that with some delicious brown sugar frosting and your onto…