Cooking From My Cook Books – Jamie Oliver’s Mandarin and Orange Fruit Salad with Vanilla Syrup

I have a lot of Jamie Oliver cook books and they are all with me in Singapore. I knew that I wanted to cook one of Jamie’s recipes for my cooking with my cook book series, but couldn’t decide what to make. I was looking for something light, that wasn
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Mixed Citrus Biscotti with Hazelnuts

Candied peel is one of those things that you buy a pack of, only to use the smallest amount and then it gets left just sitting in the cupboard. Key and I bought some at Easter for our hot cross bun bake off and it’s been sitting in the cupboard since
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Kid’s Cookbook Chocolate Fudge Cake

This week I made my 100th post on here, I got my first photos accepted to foodgawker and today is my six month blogaversary. As of today, I have been blogging for six months! So to celebrate, I made my favourite chocolate fudge cake for today’s cooki
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Home Made Trail Mix

Hi guys, just a simple one for you today. I’ll show you how to make home made trail mix. You can sprinkle these trail mixes over yogurt (or ice cream) use them as a flavour base for granola (recipes here and here) and Key has just been taking little
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Date and Nut Bites

This is something that I feel really uncomfortable talking about and it’s really quite boring for all of you I’m sure, but I do think it’s important for me to admit to myself that I am currently in a stage of my life where I am not having a good rela
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Singapore Life #15 – Checkerboard Cake Adventures

We were watching a TV show a few weeks back and on it they were making a checkerboard cake. Key half jokingly said ‘I want that for my birthday.’ Key’s birthday was last week and I do love a cooking challenge so I thought I’d have a go at makin
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Salted Chocolates Two Ways – Salted Caramel and Salty Peanut Butter

As a food lover, I can’t help but get into food trends (especially if they are as tasty as this one) and at the moment I’m loving the trend of mixing of salty and sweet. Modern Asian fusion dining is probably a slightly older trend now, but another o
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Beverage Series – White Chocolate Chai Tea

It’s absolutely pouring and dark outside as I write this and when it’s like this outside, for a moment, I can be tricked into thinking that it’s a cold and rainy day outside. Of course, it’s not – it’s still sticky and hot. I like the cold and
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Cream Cheese Cookies with White Chocolate and Blueberries

I’m a very lucky lady to have Key. He hasn’t once said a word while I delay serving him his dinner because I’m taking a million photos of it from every angle. He is completely used to the pressure of my forlorn eyes looking at him waiting to know whe
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