Posts Tagged with: recipes

Crowd pleasers – Mardi Gras Doughnuts

Posted in - kitchen @ Home & Recipes on June 17th 2015 2 Comments jam-donut

This post is terribly late! But better late than never, right?  Plus it involves jam doughnuts and definitely worthy of sharing with you all! Last Christmas, we made dessert for both sides of the family. I may have overlooked the commitment of baking from scratch, as we (Derek too) spent almost two days in the kitchen (minus …

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Cinnamon crème brûlée

Posted in - kitchen @ Home & Recipes on June 28th 2014 0 Comments creme brulee 3

Gifts can introduce you to something new, up until the moment I received a set of Chasseur ramekins and a blowtorch I never knew the taste of a crème brûlée  nor had I even made one at home. Chilled custard, creamy soft in texture and covered in a crispy hard carmelised layer of sugar, THIS is a crème brûlée. …

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Gerbeaud Slices

Posted in - kitchen @ Home & Recipes on August 25th 2013 1 Comments IMG_0197

The Gerbeaud slice (Gerbeaud-Szelet) is a Hungarian recipe of thin sweetened yeast dough, apricot preserves, ground walnuts and dark rich chocolate. Sounds divine doesn’t it?

The recipe was sourced from Rick Rogers’ Kaffehaus Book, it is a wonderful addition for any cake lover featuring recipes from the old bohemia country in Europe. The book …

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Minestrone Alla Genovese

Posted in - kitchen @ Home on May 5th 2013 0 Comments Minestrine soup served

There is nothing more satisfying than a steaming hot soup on a cold winters evening, it is a fantastic way to end my day. Minestrone is budget friendly, incredibly tasty and there are a few variations to make so you can never get bored with this winter’s dish. On occasion I will add Pork or …

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Roast Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Posted in - kitchen @ Home & Recipes on June 15th 2012 0 Comments Roasted-Pumpkins

During winter in perth pumpkins are so cheap to buy and this simple roast pumpkin soup recipe is just delicious. Butternut Pumpkins are high in Vitamin C and Vitamin A. Vitamin A promotes growth, string bones, healthy skin, hair teeth and gums. It helps aid the removal of age spots. Vitamin C helps decrease blood …

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