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About michoenglish87

A wannabe foodie who loves trying new recipes and trying new ingredients. I hope to inspire people to try new things in the kitchen.

Annabelle Whites Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I have become a huge fan of New Zealand food writer, cook and broadcaster Annabelle White’s recipes. They are always fantastic, and this cake is no exception. It is wonderful for tea, a mid morning snack, heck even a midnight … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Cherry and Sultana Loaf

Well it’s a new year! Happy New Year everyone! Well 2012 seems to have vanished in a blinding flash; I mean where did it go? I was hoping to do more with my blog but did not get to it. … Continue reading

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Fay Lewis – Ma’s Special Butter Cherry Cake

You know those days when you are craving something simple – like your mother or grandmother made – a Victoria Sponge or simple Chocolate Cake? I think this is the sort of cake that fills that sort of craving. It’s … Continue reading

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Time to revive the ol’ blog!

What can I say…its been a long time since I posted, I could make excuses work…blah blah too busy…blah blah, but the truth is I guess I have been lazy. I copy write for a living, so some days, the … Continue reading

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The intrepidfoodie in Botswana part 2

Muchenje This is a rustic looking lodge that is set on the escarpment overlooking the Caprivi Strip which has many animals grazing on it. The central area is open to the cooling breeze. Muchenje then took us on a game … Continue reading

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The intrepid foodie on safari in Botswana

I work for an internet travel company called Siyabona Africa. I spend most of my days writing about hotels and destinations in Africa without ever actually seeing any of these places. I just do internet research and write about places … Continue reading

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A cooking poem

Tod I was feeling nostalgic and suddenly remembered a poem I won a prize for in high school when I was 16 about cooking in my Grans kitchen. I’m many ways there’s more me and more fiction in the poem, … Continue reading

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Julie Goodwin’s Apricot Sour Cream Cake

I really enjoyed the first season of Australian Masterchef and have been following the winner Julie Goodwin. Her recipes are generally great. I thought that this looked really good. Decadent – yes, but worth the extra walk/gym time. I think … Continue reading

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Scrunchies

This is such an awesome recipe that I just had to share t with you. Sadly my pics got deleated, but I’ll upload them I make these again. They are really worth it. This recipe comes from an old little … Continue reading

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Jane Grigson’s Gingerbread – dark and sticky

Hi everyone, sorry I have not posted in a while. Work has literally taken over my life and the brief time when I am not working, I bake. Once that is done I’m knackered, and the thought of typing up … Continue reading

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