Making Peanut Butter

I had an inkling that peanut butter was easy to make, but I didn’t realise just how easy. As it tends to be the toast condiment…

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Home-brined Olives – Part 1

Lining our verge are three big olive trees. I’ve watched the small green fruit get bigger and darker, until the branches started drooping with the…

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Treacle Tarts & Harry Potter

Something you may or may not have picked up about me from reading this blog: I am quite the nerd. So when a Hogwarts letter for…

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Shortbread & dulce de leche cookies

Last weekend I was in the fortunate position of having leftover dulce de leche and nothing to eat it with. As much as I like…

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Melon & Coconut Parfait

I have a confession to make: whilst I’ve done a decent job of making myself a decadent dessert every weekend, I haven’t been so good…

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Banana, Date & Walnut Muffins

The Boy started a new job recently, and apparently the process for welcoming new teachers includes having them bake muffins, then judging said muffins to…

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Watermelon, Rose & Sparkling Sorbet

The Boy and I actually don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day – we started dating a few days before it, so celebrate on the 10th and don’t…

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Pandan Chiffon Cake

I had a busy weekend of cooking, so here’s a bonus dessert! My mother in law makes the best pandan cake – soft and airy,…

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee Popsicles

One of my favourite drinks is the Vietnamese iced coffee (cà phê sữa đá) – strong, sweet and refreshing, I had one almost every day…

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Chinese New Year Inspired Snacks

For this week’s dessert, I decided to have a go at some Chinese New Year inspired snacks, in preparation for the coming Year of the…

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Yoghurt Pannacotta

It has been another sweltering hot weekend in Perth, where turning on the oven or heating anything for long was unthinkable. For this weekend’s dessert…

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