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Banana Mocha Smoothie

We’ve just spent the past two weeks on school holidays.  It’s one of the first holidays that I haven’t stressed about keeping the kids busy.  It was nice and relaxing and for once, the holidays seemed to go a little slower than they usually do.  The kids played a lot of tennis and spent a… 

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Vegan Strawberry Pina Colada Smoothie

I have got a lovely little smoothie recipe for you all today.  It’s just going to be a quick post because I’m heading out in a while, but it’s something I need to share as soon as possible.

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Amaranth Cinnamon Rolls With Coffee Glaze

A few weeks ago, I finished up some recipes I had created for Nespresso’s limited edition Grand Crus, Santander and Cauca.  A courier arrived to whisk away the Inissia machine I had on loan and I had to face a little empty spot on my kitchen countertop where the machine had sat.  It was a… 

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Biscoff S’mores

Many people ask me if, as an American, I like living in Australia.  Do I like it better than the US?  Do I miss home?  The answer is always an emphatic “Yes!”!  Yes, I do like living in Australia more than I liked living in the US.  And yes, I do miss living in the… 

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Hi Hat Cupcakes

I sometimes wonder if my posts aren’t personal enough.  They’re just all about food, right?  But what about me?  Do you ever wonder who I am?  Or do you just simply come here for recipes?  I thought I’d try to post something about myself in, at least, the next few posts, just for you to… 

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Meringue Nests With Australian Red Papaya and Whipped Coconut Cream

One of the best pieces of advice I can give to aspiring foodies is to never be afraid to try new things.  All your fears about anchovies, weird cheeses, Greek yoghurt, exotic fruits have got to go.  Open your mind, because you could be missing out on a lot of yummy food.

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Pomegranate Ice Cream

It’s a glorious autumn day in Sydney today, so I’m going to share a recipe that’s magnificent enough to match the weather – pomegranate ice cream!  I love this recipe for so many reasons.

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Cinnamon Espresso Hot Chocolate

I don’t know about you, but I am so happy that, here in Sydney, the weather is turning cooler.  I love wearing jumpers, big warm coats and cozy clothes.  But best of all?

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Homemade Easter Chocolates

Wow, I think it’s been a really long time since I’ve done an Easter post.  I wasn’t even planning on doing one this year, but my mother-in-law gave me an Easter chocolate mold.

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Espresso Brigadeiros Featuring Nespresso Cauca

Last week, I brought you a new recipe featuring Nespresso‘s new limited edition South American Grand Cru, Santander.  That recipe, espressso alfajore ice cream, was well-received; even Nespresso was quite pleased with it!

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Espresso Alfajore Ice Cream Featuring Nespresso Santander

If there’s one thing I love, it’s receiving packages in the mail, especially surprise ones!  So you can definitely imagine how I felt when I opened my door recently to find a delivery man standing there holding all of this…

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Review: Cuisinart Fine Coffee Burr Mill

I can’t believe I had the audacity to call myself a “coffee snob” in an earlier post in which I gave instructions on how make cafe-style frothy milk.  How could I have been so bold, for one cannot call themselves a “coffee snob” and not even own a coffee grinder!

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Vanilla Donut Muffins

I am not an outdoors-y sort of person at all.  I don’t like bugs (especially moths) or dirt or the hot, glaring sun; I’d much rather observe things that live outside through a window, safe in the comfort of my own home.