Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pantry staples: Chocolate coated nuts

  This post doesn’t have a recipe (not quite anyway) and everyone can make these with some good chocolate and some nicely toasted nuts. My dad loves both chocolate and nuts. He loves them on their own and perhaps more … Continue reading

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Raspberry and white chocolate swiss roll

While I was at spin class last week, the instructor played this song that is not on the usual playlist – “September” by Earth, Wind and Fire. It finally dawned on me that September is here. I love September because … Continue reading

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Pantry staples: Caramelised onion jam

I don’t know about you but I love having a pantry of staples so that on lazy days when I don’t feel like cooking, I would pick out these “ready-made” items and literally throw together a meal in minutes. There … Continue reading

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Vanilla cupcakes with white chocolate cream cheese and mascarpone frosting

  Christmas arrived early this year along with these cupcakes. Don’t you think they look festive with its contrasting soft cream and ruby red colour? Its flavour is redolent of everything that is Christmas; you can taste Christmas in a … Continue reading

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