Chocolate Truffles – Round 3

I always make chocolate truffles at Christmas time. Apparently though, I don’t always get time to post those photos for you at Christmas time – despite the clearly Christmas-themed photos that I took of them. Please forgive me? Err…
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Blueberry Ripes – Blueberry and Coconut Dark Chocolate Cups

It has been an absolutely magnificent weekend in Canberra. The sun is warm but not hot and we’ve taken advantage of the changing seasons and started our herb and veggie gardens. Key is looking after the veggies and I’m doing the herbs. So far we have
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Greenies aka Pandan Blondies with Coconut and White Chocolate – The Sweet Swap

Last month, I was super excited to participate in The Sweet Swap. The Sweet Swap is an Australian based food and lifestyle blogger event, which is raising funds for Child Fund Australia. The premise is simple, I signed up for a nominal fee and I rece
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Kouign Amann

Kouign Amann is a funny sounding name (at least in my mind) for a delicious puff pastry. It’s French, so naturally it’s delicious and this also means that you pronounce the ‘kouign’ part as ‘kween’ or ‘kwin.’ Yep, the French sure do know how to do pa
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No Bake Cheesecake Slice with Cherries

Hello! Remember me? I have not blogged in ages. Full time work has kind of caught up on me and combined with some super busy weekends, I just spend most weekends catching up on things I didn’t get around to doing during the week. Unfortunately, this
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Chocolate, Orange and Hazelnut Loaf

Sorry to those that have seen this post before. I have had to re-post it as it disappeared after some work done on the blog this week :) Things That Taryn Does Not Do Since Going Back to Work Full Time: Spend all day every day planning, cooking, soci
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Lemon Thyme Infused Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Pine Nut, Olive Oil and Lemon Crumb

How good is that feeling when you think to yourself ‘damn, this is good’ when you eat something that you’ve made. I try to be humble when it comes to my cooking (after all, you can only rave so much about making snags for dinner hehe) but I also thin
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Zumbo Packaged Macarons – A Review, Plus Some Funny Fail Pics

If you didn’t know already, I am an absolute macaron-nerd. I love those little textural biscuits that are sandwiched with delicious fillings, but I am terrified of making them myself. They are very technical and damn hard to get right. I recent
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Spiced Apple Bundt Cake with Crème Fraiche Icing

This week worked out to be Key’s family’s week on the blog, as both the Beef Rendang from yesterday and this Spiced Apple Bundt Cake, were part of the meal that we made for them when they came over for dinner a few weeks back. I based thi
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