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Baked Apricots

Well hello there 2016. I’m just emerging from a paradise of good food, good wine, good travel and really great company. The extended festive season was incredibly festive this time around and it’s sad to see it end. Over the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rum Slice

Rum. It sometimes feels as though I can barely turn a page in Nana’s books without seeing this word printed or scrawled. I could probably dedicate a whole blog to the rum based recipes in Nana’s books (and could guarantee that they … Continue reading

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

I love pumpkin soup.  Like. Seriously. Love. Pumpkin. Soup. I live off the stuff about 6 months of the year. But it turns out that I have been making life more difficult for myself than it need be.  You see, … Continue reading

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Date Coconut Balls

‘Bliss Balls’, ‘Power Balls’, ‘Paleo Balls’, ‘Raw Balls’.  If you’ve been living under a rock, or perhaps not trawling instagram each night in an attempt to ensure you don’t sleep, these incr-‘edibly’ trendy spheres may have escaped your notice.  Let … Continue reading

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Fragrant Carrot Soup

And so we say farewell to the annual birthday silly season.  A month of food.  A month of wine.  A month long celebration.  So how will I mark the end of the festivities? How will I start to repair my … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rum Cake

What would birthday month be without birthday cake?  The pressure was on this year.  The bar had been set high with last year’s maple bacon cake.  How could you not love a cake that had bacon in it. Anyway, Nana had … Continue reading

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Jam Drops

Ah yes, and those jam drops.  How could we forget those red gems that sat beneath the Chocolate Rough Slice at the annual birthday celebration. Be prepared folks, for a tale of hope, triumph, despair, hope again and yes, triumph. Jam … Continue reading

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