Monthly Archives: July 2010

Meryl’s Fresh Lemon Loaf

My childhood neighbour, Mrs Beckman, shared this recipe with my mum many years ago. The recipe was from Mrs Beckman’s sister-in-law, Meryl. Meryl was a missionary in some remote place and would occasionally come and stay next door. This recipe … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas

Look I know that picture doesn’t look so appetising but this photo was taken before the dish was popped in the oven and all the cheese melted and turned a lovely golden brown. I knew pulling out the camera just … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding

I was looking through the Smitten Kitchen awhile back and this recipe for Silky Chocolate Pudding caught my eye. I was drawn to its simplicity and the lack of cream and eggs. A good family treat. A few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Baked Ricotta Tart with Prunes

I use to live in Sydney and when heavily pregnant with my third child I discovered that inside a pretty dodgy looking bakery at Summer Hill they sold the most delicious Pear and Cheese Tarts. The tarts seemed to have … Continue reading

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Pancakes

Crepes and pancakes are my speciality. Maybe because I make them every week not because I have a particular gifting. I have gone through so many recipes. I thought I had a favourite and then Julie Goodwin launched a cookbook … Continue reading

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Passionfruit Cream

My mum has a passionfruit vine that is overloaded at the moment. Mum sent some home with me the other day and they didn’t really need anything done with them as they are lovely and sweet. However I have been … Continue reading

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A Well Timed Tomato Soup

Last weekend I roasted tomatoes to make The Delicious Miss Dahl’s ‘Roasted Tomato and Thyme Soup‘. The soup was good but not brilliant. I wish I had just smeared the roasted garlic on toast and topped it with the roast … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake

I am really getting my money’s worth out of the kids issue of DH. Rainbow cake for a special afternoon tea. I am a proud mum of a spelling bee finalist! It is not my ideal cake to eat (the … Continue reading

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DYO Birthday Cakes

I love getting organised for birthdays. So many ideas and so many children to trial them on! This DYO (Decorate Your Own) cupcake station idea did, admittedly, come from Masterchef. I made one of Donna Hays vanilla cupcake recipes – … Continue reading

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