Tag Archives: Recipe

Update on the Jamie challenge

As I mentioned in my new years post, Mr Bee and I are working our way through Jamie Oliver’s 15 minute meals, cooking one recipe each a week.  We’re having so much fun.  It adds quite an amount of novelty … Continue reading

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Oh this recipe is just soooo delicious.  And it’s easy to make, I mean you are actually meant to burn the pork a little 😉  It’s my take on a recipe from this month’s Donna Hay Magazine.  It’s completely un-authentic … Continue reading

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Lemon, ginger, mint and honey refresher

This summer, much of Australia has been plunged into heatwave after heatwave. It’s been so hot that the Bureau of Meteorology has needed  to add extra colours to its temperature graphs to show how high the temperatures are reaching. And … Continue reading

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Yummy sounding recipes from around the blogosphere

Hi folks Some yummy sounding recipes from around the blogosphere that I would like to try.  As I was gazing at them I thought that maybe you’d like to try them too. So here they are: Homemade chai and chai concentrate … Continue reading

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Honey, date and brandy ice cream

Definitely an adults only indulgence with a hint of Christmas about it from the brandy… 100 g dates, sliced to a thickness depending on preference scant half cup of boiling water 200 mL of cream 600 mL of vanilla custard … Continue reading

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Carrot, fennel and chickpea soup

Baby it’s cold outside and this soup would have to be the leading contender for the 2012 “Go to soup”. You can see the 2010  “Go to soup” via the link here. Recipe: 1 large or 2 small leaks, clean and … Continue reading

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Bee’s Hot Cross Buns

Making hot cross buns have been part of my Easter tradition since I was a little girl.  Over the years I’ve used all sorts of recipes from no knead to more traditional, changing up the spices, with and without an … Continue reading

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Chilli that would make a Southerner turn in his grave…

…but it tastes delicious. Recipe 4 rashers of bacon, chopped 1 onion thickly diced 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 heaped tsp ground cumin 500 g (1 lb) minced/ground beef … Continue reading

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Berry and apple jam

A few years ago if you’d asked me what my favourite bought jam was I would have answered “some type of berry jam”.  Until this year I had only ever made one batch of berry jam.  We eat all sorts … Continue reading

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Pear and apple google indulgence

Please indulge me for this post.  I’m slightly in shock, good shock though.  So good that I’m about to toot my own horn, because I can’t think who’d appreciate this more than my lovely readers. I hope you don’t mind. … Continue reading

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