Tag Archives: christmas

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peach and raisin holiday bread rolls (using le creuset round french oven)

It’s less than a week to Christmas! Have you planned your Christmas menu yet? If not, I have one more item you can add to your Christmas bakes! These Peach…

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chocolate, cranberry and macadamia brownies | a review of Pyrex® sculptured glass bakeware

There are about 3 weeks left to Christmas! My little ones are so excited! This weekend we are putting up the Christmas tree, and soon presents will be added. A season…

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brandy custard

Christmas is around the corner and I am starting to plan my Christmas menu. I was looking for something that is familiar, yet different. While browsing through Donna Hay’s recipes,…

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gooey valrhona chocolate skillet cake with pecan chocolate glaze (using Le Creuset cast iron skillet)

Everyone knows that a cast iron pot is great for cooking because of its ability to retain heat. I have used my Le Creuset Cast Iron Enamel French ovens to…

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spicy italian sausage and cheese egg muffins

It is no secret that I abhor wastage. Today, as Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids, Yen from GoodyFoodies and I kick off Cook and Celebrate: Christmas 2015, I am going…

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baked parmesan crusted barramundi with garlic butter, asparagus and cherry tomatoes | kuhlbarra barramundi

Every year, the LAM and I will host a small dinner party to celebrate Christmas. We’d almost always have the same few close friends over, and well, I can say…

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rum cake with rum-soaked mixed fruit

Call me strange but I have a yearly ritual. Well, two. The first is that I make a batch of vanilla extract using Madagascar vanilla beans and Vanilla vodka so it…

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peppermint hokkaido cupcakes

Since I am mad about chiffon cakes, it is inevitable that the madness spills over to Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes too.  Which is perfectly okay in my opinion because, well, each…

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chocolate mint cupcakes with peppermint swiss meringue buttercream

I honestly have no idea where the year has gone – I distinctly remember setting up the Christmas tree last year and the kids opening their presents on Christmas Eve…

holiday cranberry-nut bourbon cake

holiday cranberry-nut bourbon cake

I have joined The Home Bakers for a few months and although I hadn’t always had time to bake with this bunch of talented bakers, led by Joyce from Kitchen…