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Chocolate Mousse With Rose-Scented Whipped Cream

This post is an entry into the Nuffnang ‘Fresh Recipe’ Network Competition, thanks to BRITA. Check out betterwithbrita.com for inspiration and exclusive recipes by Gary Mehigan. We all have a memory of a food disaster from some point in our lives.  When a recipe ends in failure, especially one that you were really excited to… 

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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

There’s no doubt it’s winter, Sydney.  The weather is dry and so cold, and yesterday was the worst.  Not only was it cold and windy in the afternoon, but it also just had to rain.  Don’t get me wrong, I love the rain and prefer it over sunshine, but my goodness, it was so cold. … 

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Brownies With Fresh Cherries & Dark Chocolate Chunks

So what’s been happening at Sweetest Kitchen HQ lately?  Well, to make a long story very short, my daughter turned 9 and she received a cat for her birthday.  This was a decision I was against from the beginning, as soon as my husband mentioned that it might happen.  I have nothing against pets, nothing… 

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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!