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Coconut Crab Custard Cakes with Chili Coulis Recipe. Chicken in a Lemon-Wine Supreme Sauce Recipe. Three Bean Salad with Soy Vinaigrette Recipe. Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats. Don't ask me what madness led to this.

Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats

All I know is, I had a huge bag of marshmallows to use up (kindly donated by Frickin'LaserBeam Man) and an urge to do something with rainbows. Again. Since I've used up my s'mores quota for the moment I felt the need to make some Rice Krispies Treats! (Or Rice Bubble Bars/LCMs for the Aussies. Raspberry, Rose and Lychee Sponge Cake. I had a pretty good weekend.

Raspberry, Rose and Lychee Sponge Cake

The weekdays have been not so great, but my weekend was lovely. And this weekend it was my Mum's birthday. She was in the country to celebrate it too! You may recall that this time last year was when my Mum's birthday cake was dropped on to the middle of the road. Cherry and Vanilla White Chocolate Tart with a Brown Butter Shell. This year I've been enjoying the good and the bad parts of being a homeowner.

Cherry and Vanilla White Chocolate Tart with a Brown Butter Shell

As someone whose family moved around a lot when I was younger, it feels amazing to put roots down. Perth, Doha and Kuala Lumpur were all wonderful but Sydney is home. It's been great to have a place of our own, but also stressful and expensive. Pretzel and M&M Chocolate Cheesecake. Salt.

Pretzel and M&M Chocolate Cheesecake

I am obsessed with adding salt to my desserts, in case you didn't already know. Salted butter seems to take a regular buttercream to another level. A dash of salt in some chocolate chip cookies makes them dangerously addictive. And even though I had inital reservations of the trend, a bit of bacon can work in the right situation. Twix Cake. This cake is now known to me as The Cake That the Entire Universe Conspired Against.

Twix Cake

Okay it was more just my foolish mistakes but I'm frustrated at the moment and would rather blame the universe. This week I am celebrating 3 years since I wrote my first entry on this blog. Happy 3rd Birthday raspberri cupcakes! All I wanted to do this week was to conjure up a pretty little cake to celebrate it with you, a cake that is inspired by my Tim Tam Cake, which I made nearly a year ago. Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs. It's hard to believe Easter is just around the corner.

Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs

This year is going too fast for me to keep up! I swear it felt like yesterday that I was laughing at how quickly the Easter displays went up to replace the Christmas stuff at the beginning of the year, it has managed to creep up on me. My days are getting busier and busier, so I am easily drawn to the simpler, quicker desserts that I can pull together at the last minute. 'Fried Chicken' Cookie Pop Cake. Before you say, "EW, what the eff?!

'Fried Chicken' Cookie Pop Cake

" let me say this is NOT real fried chicken on top of a cake! I did not go there. It's actually cookie pops covered in cornflakes made to look just like fried chicken, with shortbread chips! But why? Pink Peppercorn Brownies. I could go into a long and detailed explanation about how I was inspired to experiment with some different spices after buying a small tub of pink peppercorns...but let's be real, I just wanted an excuse to bake brownies.

Pink Peppercorn Brownies

Perfectly fudgy chocolate brownies with that wonderful crackly layer on top. At the moment my baking schedule is completely determined by whatever naughty sweet treat I've been fantasising about while eating my tuna salad lunches. I needed the brownies. 25 Of The Laziest People In Art. Shrimp, Crab, and Broccoli Quiche Recipe. Pumpkin Fritters with Almond Icing Recipe. Cream Puff Fritters Recipe. Pecan Logs, Russian Tea - Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe. Sourdough Focaccia Recipe. Chocolate Caramel Sandwiches Recipe. Homemade Pasta with Alfredo Sauce Recipe. As Southerners know, peppercorns and buttermilk get along famously, and this pasta takes advantage of that by incorporating coarsely-ground pepper into the noodles themselves.

Homemade Pasta with Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Alfredo sauce is a wonderfully unhealthy treat, thick and creamy. This version is significantly healthier thanks to replacing much of the evil fatty dairy with tangy buttermilk. Butter and buttermilk play very well together here, despite not actually being separated at birth like the originals were; butter adds richness, depth, and fat as a foil to the buttermilk’s tartness. The sweet (but not too sweet) leeks and complex parmesan round out this sauce, preventing it from being offensively sour or one-dimensional. 3 cups durum semolina 3/4 to 1 cup buttermilk 1-2 teaspoons freshly-ground pepper Buttermilk-Leek Alfredo Sauce 4 cups buttermilk 6 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup flour 3/4 cup freshly-grated parmesan 6 medium leeks.

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Easter Chocolate Rum Balls Recipe

I don’t know who came up with this recipe first but my mom definitely perfected it and passed it down to us. We would especially ask her to make these chocolate rum balls for us on our birthdays, so we could take them to school and share with our classmates and be the coolest kids (or so we claimed, because they contained rum - rum extract to be precise - but who could tell the difference back then anyway, haha). Anyway, they are really addictive and delicious, and you’ll surely love them! One specification though: my mom never really made these for Easter; however, when they idea of using colored sugar came to me, I began wondering why in the world had nobody thought of that before because they really are perfect for this occasion. Slowly fold in all the cookie crumbs. Crab Stuffed Salmon Recipe.

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Once your cupcakes are cool, frost them with a pastry bag, plastic baggie, dip the cupcakes, or do what I did and just spread the frosting on with a spoon (if you spoon and spread them, you'll probably only need a half of the ganache recipe). Tiramisu Recipe. Since this is so popular with my family, I thought I’d let you all in on my secrets so you can be a dessert god at family meals as I am. I took this tiramisu to a family birthday party today as a special surprise for my aunt, and it was well-received as always. This tiramisu recipe is easily the equal of any I’ve had in a restaurant, and better than most, and the presentation is especially nice. The recipe is actually very simple, and the whole thing took me less than two hours to put together, including stopping at each step to take pictures. All the ingredients came from Trader Joe's except for the powdered sugar: You'll need (from left): Decent rum A pot of coffee Two 8 oz. tubs of mascarpone cheese Good chocolate 3 eggs Heavy cream Powdered sugar 3 boxes of ladyfingers.

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Now that you have learned how to make apple stuffed with pumpkin flan and bourbon sauce, please be sure to view these other flan recipes and these fruit recipes. Also, you will love these American recipes. Flan with Roasted Pears Recipe. Now, let's make our pears, starting about 30 minutes before you want to serve your flan, as they should be warm, it's a nice contrast with the cold flan. Here's what you'll need; 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 ripe pears, unpeeled, quartered, cored 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/4 cup sour cream 1/8 teaspoon salt If you don't have an ovenproof skillet, then use one skillet to cook the pears on the stove-top, and then make sure that you get everything from the skillet into your pan you intent to use in the oven. Melt your butter in the skillet over medium-high heat, and throw in your pears, one of the cut sides down. Cook for about 4 minutes, until they're nice and brown on the side in the butter. Turn to the other cut side, and cook for about another 4 minutes.

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It'll serve between 3 - 4 people. Now that you have learned how to make cajun shrimp fettucini alfredo, please be sure to view these other pasta recipes and these seafood recipes and these shrimp recipes. Tilapia and Mango Salsa with Sauteed Mushrooms Recipe. Tom Kha Gai Recipe. Chicken Makhani Curry Recipe. Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Ice Cream Recipe. Chicken Cordon Bleu & Mashed Potatoes Recipe. Chicken Dhansak Recipe. Dhansak is originally a Parsee dish. The Parsee lived on the West Coast of India. Dhansak is variously interpreted to come from Dhan (rice) and Sak (Vegetables) or the alternative Dhaan (Wealth).

Regardless, it is a dish of meat, vegetables and lentils. Coffee Ice Cream and Mocha Bread Pudding Recipe. Chocolate Covered Coconut Balls Recipe. 27 Amazing Desserts Made With Leftover Halloween Candy. 30 Delicious Things To Cook In November. 15 Things All Online Shopping Addicts Understand. 25 Things Every Scrapbooker Knows To Be True. Why Can't Female Musicians Wear Whatever They Want. Things Athletes Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them. Why Can't Female Musicians Wear Whatever They Want. What It's Like When You're Trying Not To Text Someone Back. Final Evening Standard Column: Spice Crusted Lamb Loin with Sweet Potato, Feta & Chilli Mash. Posted at 4:40 pm by Niamh, on March 26, 2012 Spice Crusted Lamb Loin with Sweet Potato, Feta and Chilli Mash So that’s that! My twelve week Evening Standard column – which actually ran for 21 – is finished. Light Lunch: Calamari with Cous Cous,Jammy Roast Tomatoes, Scallions, Pine Nuts & Parsley.

So, you’ve bought some squid to make the last recipe, and you’ve a little leftover. Fish pie for the soul. This month has been one for comfort foods, certainly not one for diets, not that I’ve ever gone beyond thinking that it might be a good idea to cut out x or y (usually x = crisps & y = cheese) and planning how I should successfully do so, usually to fall at the first hurdle, whichever shop crosses my path that sells the finest of either. I am not unhappy about that, I’ve never approached diets or the thought of them too seriously, moderation is best in all things (with the occasional lapse of course). Life is for living, might aswell just get on with it and make the most of it, eh? Especially when food gives such pleasure. Once in school, we made a dish called fish crisp, a baked mackerel dish topped with irish tayto crisps (I kid you not).

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