Monthly Archives: April 2008

Daring Bakers – Cheesecake pops

This month’s Daring Baker challenge is hosted by Deborah of Taste and Tell and Elle of Feeding My Enthusiasms. It wasn’t a difficult challenge this time but it was a fun one to make. I wanted to take the pops … Continue reading

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Red grape and fennel seed clafoutis

I started out making a clafoutis with raspberries and pistachio nuts that I flavoured with rosewater. I used the recipe from my Larousse and divided it by three. The dish I used was a little too big so the clafoutis … Continue reading

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Gluten-free goat cheese and sesame seed cookies

I made my first time ever savoury cookies for the finger food theme of this month’s Go Ahead Honey, it’s Gluten Free! hosted by Sheltie Girl of Gluten A Go Go. I had quite a lot of gluten-free flour left … Continue reading

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Palm sugar and ginger cakelets with toasted sesame seeds

I always thought that I knew what palm sugar was. Somehow I thought that Indonesian gula djawa is palm sugar but it turns out that it is actually a mixture of palm sugar and cane sugar. This new found knowledge … Continue reading

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Cupcake with white chocolate ganache and marzipan flowers

When I think spring, I think flowers so it wasn’t difficult coming up with this cupcake to enter Spring Funny Cuppy that is hosted by La casserole carrée and Les gourmandises d’Isa. Also today is my sister-in-law’s birthday so Happy … Continue reading

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Lemon and coconut rice pudding layered with pineapple and banana

Barbara of winosandfoodies is supporting LIVESTRONG Day 2008 by hosting A Taste of Yellow. LIVESTRONG Day is the Lance Armstrong Foundation’s one-day initiative to raise awareness and funds for the cancer fight. And this year it will occur on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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One Perfect Ingredient – Hazelnut cookies

Maninas of Maninas: Food Matters is organising a competition that is focussed on our favourite ingredients. And 5 lucky winners can win a cookbook called One Perfect Ingredient by Marcus Wareing. And who doesn’t want to win a cookbook that … Continue reading

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