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Boozy Spiced Noir Hot Chocolate

Noir hot chocolate made boozy because, why not? This recipe is made using my FAVOURITE hot chocolate brand, Grounded Pleasures. For this recipe, I used one of my favourites, their Noir (dark chocolate) flavour + jazzed it up with a bit of spice, vanilla and a shot of rum (if you feel that way inclined – […]

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Recipe: The Ultimate Croque Monsieur

A step-by-step guide on how to make THE ultimate Croque Monsieur. Shaved ham, tangy béchamel and enough gruyere to sink a ship! Ingredients Makes 2 For the béchamel 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup cream 1 small onion, roughly chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 bay leaves 20g butter 20g flour 1 tablespoon dijon mustard Fresh nutmeg […]

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Add zing to your winter with five secret ingredients

Do you look in the fridge and despair at the thought of the same, plain food? Does it drive you to order take away or eat out… just to have something that tastes good and is easy? Those overlooked vegetables start to limp their way to the rubbish bin. The best intentions aren’t enough to […]

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Recipe: Apple Tea Cake

There are few dishes more homestyle than fresh apple pie warm from the oven. But there’s more to this versatile fruit than meets the eye. This simple yet delicious Tea Cake is just one of the four recipes we were inspired to create when we visited Tanbella Orchard in Pialligo for our current HerCanberra Magazine: Home. […]

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Chefs at home: Louis Couttoupes, Bar Rochford

It’s an oft-used cliché. On every reality television cooking show there’s a moment—perhaps even several—where contestants will tear up as they recount childhood memories in the kitchen with a loved one, and how those early days shaped their “food journey”. It’s hard to resist an eye roll when the accompanying violin soundtrack reaches its quavering […]

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Recipe: Apple and Almond Bircher Muesli

There are few dishes more homestyle than fresh apple pie warm from the oven. But there’s more to this versatile fruit than meets the eye. After a long weekend filled with indulgences, there’s nothing better than the crisp tang of fresh apple to sweep away the cobwebs. And what’s better, you can make these the […]

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Recipe: Apple Spritzer

There are few dishes more homestyle than fresh apple pie warm from the oven. But there’s more to this versatile fruit than meets the eye. For this (extra) long weekend, we thought an autumnal apple spritzer would be the perfect tipple for a crisp afternoon. This is just one of the four recipes we were […]

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Recipe: Apple Crumble

There are few dishes more homestyle than fresh apple pie warm from the oven. But there’s more to this versatile fruit than meets the eye. We paid Pialligo’s Tanbella Orchard a visit in preparation for our Magazine: Home. Here’s one of the four recipes we were inspired to create – an autumnal Apple Crumble. Pick up […]

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Recipe: Sumac Lamb Koftas with Smoked Eggplant, Hummus & Tomato

Fragrant sumac lamb koftas, layered with smoked eggplant, hummus, a summery tomato salad, fresh mint and pistachio dukkah! This dish is light, fresh and perfect for balmy evenings at home. I actually took my Lamb Koftas to the first picnic of the season and it was a hit with everyone (including the kids, spare the leafy greens). Ingredients […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Yoghurt Truffles

Easy as homemade chocolate yoghurt truffles, plus 16 flavour ideas for the lazy gal!  Do you want to know how to make homemade chocolate truffles with nothing but chocolate, yoghurt, maple syrup, a bit of cocoa and whatever flavour options you have lying around? Yeah, me too. If you’re anything like me, having ready-to-go, easy snacks […]

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