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12 best ever strawbery recipes

12 Tasty Recipes to Enjoy this Strawberry Season

Strawberries are deliciously fresh and abundant at the moment.  Get to the market and buy up all those punnets going cheap, cheap, cheap and take advantage of the strawberry glut. I’ve got a delicious roundup of recipes and ideas to make the most of the strawberry season. 12 Delicious Strawberry Recipes Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam Nothing tastes better than homemade…

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FIg and Almond Tart Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Fig & Almond Tart Recipe

Figs are one of my favourite fruits and today’s recipe contributor Carina, is lucky enough to have not one, but two fig trees in her garden. I’m so jealous! Carina tells us about her delicious Fig & Almond Tart Recipe: “If I am not working, playing with my little man or crafting, you will find me in the kitchen, I…

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Banana Cupcakes with Kaya Jam Frosting Recipe mypoppet.com.au

Banana Cupcakes with Kaya Jam Frosting

Have you tried Kaya? It’s a delicious coconut milk jam made with eggs and sugar. Very popular in Singapore and Malaysia, this sweet spread is eaten almost daily by locals on thick on buttered toast for breakfast. We ate our fair share on our last trip to Singapore and was lucky enough to receive a couple of jars as a…

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Whole Orange Almond Mini Cakes with Orange Syrup

Whole Orange & Almond Mini Cakes with Orange Syrup

Winter may not be my favourite season, but the one thing I do love about it is the abundance of juicy oranges. We’ve been having fresh squeezed juice every day, lots of Orange & Fennel salad and of course, Orange & Almond Syrup cake. I love this recipe, when you boil the whole oranges it perfumes the kitchen with a…

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3 cute cup cake ideas and recipe

3 Cute Easter Cupcakes to Make

I’ve got three cute Easter Cupcake ideas for you, perfect for all those Easter family gatherings, school events and get togethers on your calendar this week. Although they look pretty fancy, I guarantee they are super easy to make. I’ve included a Basic Vanilla Cupcake Recipe and one for Buttercream Icing too, but go ahead and use a packet mix…

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6 Sweet Christmas Treats for Candy Lovers

6 Sweet Christmas Treats for Candy Lovers – Recipe Roundup

Turns out Christmas Eve celebrations will be at my place this year, so I’ve started trawling the web for sweet and savoury recipe ideas that are a little bit more exciting than my usual festive repertoire. There are so many Christmassy recipes out there but most are best suited to a northern hemisphere cold Christmas. My mission: Find fun, modern,…

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Friday Brunch St Regis Dubai

Friday Brunch in Style at the St Regis Dubai

Friday Brunch is a Dubai institution, it’s the start of the weekend and anybody who’s anybody heads out eat and socialise late into the afternoon. For most of us brunch is a late breakfast, but in Dubai, brunch starts at 1pm and can go on for several hours (it should really be called Linner!) Most Friday Brunch offerings in Dubai…

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Orange and Date Syrup cake recipe

Orange & Date Syrup Cake

Whilst cleaning up some paperwork the other day I stumbled on an old notebook with a few recipes pasted in it that I’d torn out of some magazines many years ago. Most of them I never got around to making, but this recipe for Orange & Date Syrup Cake was a winner. It had a few notes I’d added over…

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1234 Cake – The easiest cake you’ll ever bake!

Yes it’s true! The easiest cake you’ll ever bake. No need for fussy measurements or recipe books, if you can count to four you can make this cake. It was the first recipe I ever baked as a kid, and still make it occasionally now and then when unexpected visitors pop in. It differs slightly than other 1234 cake recipes…

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Time for Tea

This is a Sponsored Post I was lucky enough to be invited to a High Tea at the MasterChef pop-up restaurant in Melbourne to mark the release of the new Lipton Pyramid Tea range. Tea and cake are two of my favourite things, so no need to ask me twice, nor did I have to twist the arm of my…

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