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.
Need a chocolate fix in a hurry? My quick and simple recipe can give you that hit of chocolate you are seeking! And dark chocolate has health benefits for you. And we all need a little indulgence at times. And chocolate is great for your mood, isn't it?
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.]
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
This is a very easy recipe, one you really can't muck it up, even if you add the ingredients together in the wrong order. It takes around an hour from start to finish, including time for cooling out of the oven. No icing is required and the kids and parents at the Playgroup gobbled it … Continue reading Chocolate Brownies – so Quick and Easy ‘No-Nuts’ Recipe
One of my readers requested a scone recipe that I talked about in a previous post. So here are a few to choose from: For previous post see here: https://forestwoodfolkart.wordpress.com/2012/08/10/the-perfect-scone-at-last/Morning tea - a tradition
We must take advantage of blueberries when they are in season, and if you live in my corner of Australia, that is right now. They are cheap as chips and so good for you, protecting against diseases and ageing, as well as helping to metabolise carbohydrates, proteins and fats, which is excellent if you are wanting to loose weight
You can easily make good quality cake mixes on your own in a food processor, or by hand, if you relish rubbing in butter to flour (can you tell I don't?).Buying larger bags of flour and sugar, in order to make up a few batches of cake mix will also save money in the long … Continue reading Make Your Own Cake and Cookie/Biscuit Mixes, and save money…