Category Archives: Baking

ANZAC biscuits (cookies) – an Australian delight

One of the things I love best about travelling is getting to try foods that are native to a country or region. While I have enjoyed making and eating ANZAC cookies (biscuits) for many years, I knew that tasting them … Continue reading

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Pear-Gingerbread Muffins

Muffins are practically a food group in my house. The perfect after-cereal breakfast finisher, an ideal grab-and-go snack and a great mid-afternoon pick me up, we eat them at all hours of the day and night. We have a few … Continue reading

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Fruit-filled Breakfast Bars

These little beauties are ridiculously tasty, so much so that you might forget they actually include some pretty nutritious ingredients. I was inspired to make them when I spotted some perfectly ripe plums from Warners Farm in my Farmers’ Feast … Continue reading

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Berry Burst Muffins

I am completely infatuated with muffins. Sweet, savoury, cheesy, fruity, crunchy, warm, cold…I love ‘em all. I’ve shared a few of my favourites on this blog, like banana, caramel-apple, date square and even savoury frittata muffins, and now I have … Continue reading

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Scones

Scones are one of my favourite breakfast or brunch treats. I love them because they are not too sweet and the basic scone dough is so versatile in terms of the fruit and seasonings you can add to it. One … Continue reading

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Chocolate Macaroon Nests

This no-bake, fibre-rich, gluten-free confection almost qualifies as a healthy treat. I loved making macaroons (not to be confused with pillowy French macarons) as a little kid, particularly because I could execute this recipe independently, since the oven wasn’t needed. … Continue reading

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Dutch Baby with Apples and Apple Butter

If you’ve never had a Dutch Baby, you’re really missing out. A fluffy, baked pancake, usually cooked in a cast iron pan, this is what all breakfast foods wish they could be. When I spied both apples (from Hall’s Apple … Continue reading

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