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Kitchen Gadget Envy

Kitchen Gadget Envy – you know it don’t you? That feeling when you see a gadget that makes that annoying job just so much easier. ‘Why don’t I have one of those?’ you ask yourself. Suddenly it seems unthinkable to live without one. That envious feeling swept over me as I watched my mother squeezing…

CornbreadMuffins1

Cornbread Muffins

When I was a child we used to go over to the neighbours’ house for a cuppa. They were houseproud people, and had a wooden deck out the back covered by a decorative grape vine. There they would serve tea in a pot, and often a loaf-cake. The interesting thing about the loaf-cake is that…

ChocRhubarbMuffins

Chocolate Rhubarb Muffins

Flick through the first few pages of any cookbook and you’ll find a section on the measuring ingredients. The measurement system will be explained, and you’ll be reminded of the importance of making accurate measurements. However I’m sure that most of you have some recipes that you don’t use a book for. Recipes that you…

MulberryMuffins

Mulberry Muffins

Spring is here, and the Koel cuckoos are making enough noise to drive us crazy. Other animals are less noisy and more fun to watch. Flying foxes are feasting on bottlebrush blossom and loquats in my local streets each night. In my parents’ backyard they’re feasting on mulberries. So are we. We eat mulberries on…