All posts tagged: Baking

Golden Chia Bread

Home with a nasty cold recently, I had little motivation to do anything other than watch Outlander and eat loads of buttered toast. With stores of the latter running low and no desire to leave the house, I decided to peel myself up off the […]

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Zucchini, Almond & Coconut Bread

I recently came into a large quantity of zucchini, thanks to an over-enthusiastic Woolworths home delivery packer who gave me two whole kilograms of them, rather than the two single ones I’d ordered. I used up a bunch of them in my Summer Pad Thai, then […]

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Smoked Mozzarella Tart

The recipe for this tart has been staring at me from the pages of my well-thumbed and sauce-splattered copy of Special Delivery for quite some time. When I recently spotted some elusive smoked mozzarella in a deli in Marrickville, it seemed like a sign and I […]

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Sweet Potato & Almond Loaf

When the weekend rolled around I had a hankering to hit the kitchen and get my bake on. I had my eye on something savoury that would take care of the glut of sweet potato lurking in the pantry, and after a firing up the Google […]

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Nutella & Peanut Butter Brownies

When called upon recently to contribute baked goods to a work morning tea, I was left scrambling for ideas in the face of a pantry bereft of ingredients. As is often the case, it was Nigella to the rescue, with a laughably simple recipe from […]

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I’m a fan of any recipe that celebrates the sweet-savoury combination of golden syrup, treacle, and ginger (see my Gingerbread Loaf post for further evidence), and when you throw gorgeous heady spices and a crunchy shortbread crumb into the mix, things start to get real. Jamie […]

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Easy Gingerbread Loaf

When my birthday rolled around this month and an afternoon of self-indulgent cake-baking was in order, I immediately reached for a recipe I had been lusting over for many months: Cazna and Pat Gilder’s Gingerbread loaf from The Great New Zealand Cookbook (which I’ve raved […]

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Easy Coconut Loaf

When breakfasting in a café I’m the person who can never decide between the pancakes and the eggs, a sweet-versus-savoury dilemma I can’t seem to shake even when making breakfast at home. Generally I like to borrow from both categories (a favourite of mine being […]

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Biscuits

Peanut butter and chocolate are the Tina Fey and Amy Poehler of the baking world: brilliant on their own; an stoppable force of delicious genius once combined. In this recipe, velvety chunks of milk chocolate and a chewy-almost-cakey peanut butter crumb combine to form what […]