Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pfeffernusse (German Pepper Nut Cookies)


These are sooo good! You can’t save them for Christmas time, as they are traditionally made then. Make them anytime… Adapted from Food.com recipe. Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon

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Guacamole


Simple but oh so good. Go healthy and dip in with some carrot sticks. Or be bad and dip the cheese corn chips! From Taste.com recipe. Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados, halved, stones removed, peeled 1 small red onion, finely chopped

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Sweet Potato Pie


This is good. Really good. I’ve wanted to like Pumpkin Pie but I hadn’t met one I really liked. Then I came across this. Its simple and so delicious. Just do it. Stolen from my fave baker –¬†Joy the Baker.

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Coffee Kahlua Ice Cream


I found this recipe as part of a coffee ice-cream cake. I wasn’t keen on the entire cake but someone commented on how good the ice-cream was. And they were right. This has now become my base recipe for ice-cream.

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Pasteis de Nata (Portugese Tarts)


I love these tarts. I first tried them in their homeland of Portugal. I even sat and ate several in the grounds of Casa Pasteis de Belem – the famous home of these tarts. They were soooo good! I have

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Inspired by my local..


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Dee Why on a Stormy Morning


The sky was really dramatic one morning so I was inspired to pull out the iPhone. I am still really impressed at the drama this photo conveys..

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