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Ten Minute Orange Cake Recipe

Reminiscing about my Danish Grandmother who used to cook Orange cake for Sunday afternoon tea, I remembered how, as a child, I looked forward to visiting her house as I could smell the aroma of baking, as we arrived. Anyone can find ten minutes to spare, right? How long does it take to post on… Continue reading Ten Minute Orange Cake Recipe

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Picky about Pikelets – Anzac Day Traditions

Teatime? Try a quick mix pikelet. They may not be the smashed avocado on sourdough, or the fashionable Baci, but they taste seriously good, especially when served warm with topping. Very Australian! Perfect for Anzac Day traditions and treats.

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Everything gives you Cancer?

This information came into my inbox from Marine Essentials Vitamin products. Some of this I was aware of, and some of it, I wasn't. There are so many forms of Cancer, and each of it a separate disease in itself, so the best thing we can do is follow a varied diet, with all things in moderation.

In the interests of sharing information, that is important to others, as is one of the aims of this blog, I am posting this information here. I am not in the business of scaremongering, yet, reading the following information does give you more "food" for thought:

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Christmas Cookie Recipe – One Batch, Five Different Cookies

I am used to being the sole cook in the kitchen, yet Christmas is always frenetic. There is more people in the house, more to do, more excited conversation, more spontaneity, and thus ever more distractions. This is not conducive to concentrating on the task at hand: i.e. to make seven varieties of cookies following several recipes at once. Adhering to Christmas traditions often mean cooking at least seven different types of biscuits or cookies, for the 'Juletide' feast. In today's fast paced lifestyle, time-poor families need some kind of shortcut if they are to maintain these age-old customs and it was an error or serendipity that created an opportunity to make that happen. This recipe makes at least three, if not four, types of cookies, from the one mix, reducing the workload in the kitchen. [See recipe below.]

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Raspberry Buttermilk Cake with White Chocolate

Raspberries are claimed to be the World's healthiest foods containing massive amounts of Vitamin C, possess anti-cancer properties as well as the ability to counteract obesity. With that in mind, this delicious cake recipe, with a few alterations, was prepared:

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Recipe – Lemon Madeira Excellence

  Ingredients 220g butter 3/4 cup caster sugar zest of  lemons 3 eggs 1  1/3 cup Self Raising flour and make up to 2 cups with Plain flour 1/4 cup lemon juice some additional sugar, (extra)  Method. Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer Add lemon zest and eggs  mixing well after… Continue reading Recipe – Lemon Madeira Excellence

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

The Daily Post set us the challenge of finding images that would tell a three-picture story - storytelling with images: An establishing shot: a broad photo of your subject. A relationship: two elements interacting with one another. A detail: a close-up of one part of your subject. Here is my interpretation: For other interpretations here… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

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12 Days of Christmas – Danish Pebernødder

Another Christmas recipe from the wonderful blog of My Danish Kitchen. I tried this recipe the morning. Apart from the usual problem of getting biscuits to brown in this new oven, I altered the recipe by adding some perlsukker ( pearl sugar chips) on the top for my husband who has both a sweet tooth… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Danish Pebernødder