Category Archive: food and cooking

Chocolate Oat Biscuits

Chewy and full of chocolate, these are good biscuits.  I’ve made these lots of times but have only just managed to take pictures of them.  Details below. 150 g butter 1/2 cup brown… Continue reading

Cheesecake brownies

Mmmmmm.  They’re delicious and combine two favourite foods – chocolate and cheesecake.  The recipe is pretty simple and they don’t take too long to make.  And in any case, they are more than… Continue reading

‘Cos it’s cold in this here corner of the world

Or about as cold as it gets in a subtropical climate.  Near summer like weather for most of the year does not adequately prepare you for the few really cold weeks we get. … Continue reading

Buttery lemon biscuits

Welcome to post number 100!  I’d like to think I had something exciting in store but alas, all I have is a recipe for delicious biscuits that I somehow failed to take photos of.  Not… Continue reading

More rainbow cakes!

While checking out Tastespotting recently I came across this blog entry for a six layer rainbow cake.  It looks like a bit of work (the layers were all made separately) but the colours are… Continue reading

Apple and cinnamon muffins

I tried a new recipe for apple and cinnamon muffins the other day (the original is here).  The muffins turned out OK but they weren’t great.  Not sure what contributed to this, I… Continue reading

Coffee and donut cupcakes

It’s like morning tea all rolled into one baked good.  Delicious and efficient.

Chocolate, pear and walnut pudding

I was in need of dessert the other night and decided that I had to make use of the rapidly ripening pears in my possession.  I went looking online for a cakey, pudding… Continue reading

Banana cinnamon pancakes

Sounds good right?  I decided to make these pancakes the other day not because I had some fantastic recipe but because I had some rapidly ripening bananas that I had to use before… Continue reading

More rainbow cupcakes

These ones aren’t so blindingly colourful as the last lot but they are quite cute.