Monthly Archives: July 2011

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttermilk icing…… with a duck

So I started off with this recipe for Red Velvet cupcakes, minus the icing. It’s a favourite of mine if I’m making cupcakes. It’s rich without being heavy, and looks great. That recipe I don’t tweak much, except to leave … Continue reading

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What I might attempt this weekend

It’s one of our Nephew’s second birthday parties this weekend, and I’m making cupcakes. Might have to have a crack at this: From here I’ll do the fondant ducks and cupcakes on the Saturday, and the icing on the Sunday … Continue reading

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More Weddingy stuff

Make up and Hair trial photos. I’m pretty pleased.

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Chocolate strawberries, Chocolate tart with Rasberry Coulis

Sunday tends to be baking day, for me. I’m more likely to bake something, rather than cook on a Sunday. Today, I’m making two desserts. I don’t think there’s a dessert out there that both Jeremy and I like, so … Continue reading

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Chilli & Mint duck breast with Pomegranate salad with Tzatziki dressing

Oh, me. I’ve been a naughty little blogger. It’s been an incredibly busy week. I’ll try to be better. So I started with this recipe which I first saw on the plane home from Sydney a few weeks ago. Here’s … Continue reading

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Caponata recipe

Caponata is one of those great, flexible dishes that allows you to adjust the recipe to your taste, and use it in any number of ways. Once you’ve got the general gist of it, you’re off and racing. It’s incredibly … Continue reading

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Monday July 18th 2011 -dinner

Jeremy cooked tonight. Steak, carrots and green beans. I got through half the steak, which is better than the last twice I’ve tried to eat steak.

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