• Guide to Cured Meats

    We all love to visit authentic delis and salivate at the meats and cheeses that …

  • Snack Recipes That Will Be Perfect for Your Travel

    Do you want to pack light and still have something delicious for your travels? If …

  • G is for Garibaldi Biscuits

    Named after Italian general Giuseppe Garibaldi, these tasty biscuits are popular with adults and children …

  • F is for Florentines

    Florentines are biscuits steeped in history and also a great deal of controversy. The names …

  • Family Favourites: Chocolate Caramel Squares

    Family Favourites: Chocolate Caramel Squares

    This one is definitely a treat and definitely a favourite. The rich shortbread together with the sweet caramel and yummy chocolate always has fingers – little and adult alike – reaching for more. Ingredients Base 170g flour 30g sugar 115g softened butter…

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    Marvellous Mince

    Marvellous Mince

    Minced beef can often seem like a bit of a boring ingredient, and many people tend to think that its use doesn’t extend much beyond a big pan of chilli con carne. However, I have found that minced beef can…

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    Family Favourites: Bakery Style Muffins

    Family Favourites: Bakery Style Muffins

    Everyone loves the fluffy, big-top muffins that adorn bakery windows and cafe counters. Although they look very professional and taste very moreish, they are actually pretty easy to make at home. In this recipe I have omitted the cake cases…

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    Egg-cellent Versatility

    Egg-cellent Versatility

    When looking for versatility and variety you need look no further than the ​egg​. So often overlooked in kitchens bursting with the latest trends in grains, nut based milks and substitute ingredients, eggs are the original superfood. I always have…

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    Family Favourites: Sultana Slice

    Family Favourites: Sultana Slice

    This recipe is so simple, yet so popular and moreish. It doesn’t take long to make, and with the option of using ready-made pastry you can make it in no time at all. It keeps really well in an airtight…

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