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MIFFY CHOCOLATE COOKIES

I made these cookies for my daughter’s 4th birthday party.  If you follow this blog, you will already know that the theme was Miffy, the little bunny.  I made some Mini Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, some Miffys/Bunny Marshmallow Pops, … Continue reading

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LASAGNE WITH ZUCCHINI PESTO, SPECK AND SMOKED SCAMORZA

Mmmm Lasagne!  My favourite dish ever.  Growing up my parents and I would make Lasagne for big occasions, like Christmas or birthdays.  And they would always be the classic meat version (you can find my recipe here).  Well, lately I … Continue reading

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LINZER COOKIES

When I was a child I was not a big fan of jam (nor honey for that matter)… in the same way, anything with jam in it would always go to the bottom of my “I want to eat that” … Continue reading

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TRUFFLE HONEY & VANILLA CRÈME BRÛLÉE

A little while ago, my husband and I went out to have dinner at a delightful restaurant called Chophouse.  We ate really well and I was particularly impressed by their Wagyu Tartare with truf­fle aioli, pear, pine nuts & white … Continue reading

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PINEAPPLE & COCONUT GLAZED PORK SPARE RIBS

Today’s post is a “fight-against-waste” recipe!  I had a nice rack of pork spare ribs in the freezer, so I gathered all the left overs I had in my fridge and built up a recipe from there.  I also did … Continue reading

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PEPPA PIG CHOCOLATE COOKIES

I made these cookies for my daughter’s 3rd birthday party.  If you follow this blog, you will already know that the theme was Peppa Pig.  I made some Peppa Pig Chocolate & Vanilla Cupcakes, Pizza flavoured Piggy Buns, Muddy Puddle … Continue reading

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LASAGNE VERDI

Today’s recipe is a variation on the classic Baked Lasagne that I have already shared with you in the past.  The main difference is that this dish is made using “green” pasta sheets that are made with spinach.  You can … Continue reading

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PESTO LASAGNE

I am very excited about today’s recipe.  The reason is simple: it is one of my all time favourite dishes.  I have always loved lasagne, but growing up I had always only eaten the classic meat version.  It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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