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Going Blondies – White Chocolate and Blueberry Blondies

I was thinking the other day that I always seem to make brownies, this is not surprising considering my long love affair with chocolate. However, I have seen a couple of recipes recently for Blondies. So, I have finally been … Continue reading

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Ina Paarman’s Cinnamon Buns

My friend Beverly often makes these quick cinnamon buns and I was keen to try them out. The recipe was developed by Ina Paarman, one of South Africa’s best known cookery writers. These buns use a scone dough as their … Continue reading

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Mocha Macaroons

Mocha Macaroons For me macaroons have always had some sort of mythical appeal. Where I grew up in Zim macaroons were unheard of, and it was only through reading and watching TV that I discovered what they were. I have … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cake was made famous by the movie Steel Magnolia’s (Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton), where they made a wedding cake for the groom in the shape of an armadillo and the cake inside was red. It’s rather macabre, but … Continue reading

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My version of Ile de Pain’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

In this months Woolworths Taste magazine they are advertising Ile de pain Café food. This reminded my friend Bev that she already had a copy of the book. It was quickly hauled out and we soon found several recipes that … Continue reading

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