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Crunchy cinnamon goodness 

These small macaroons are perfect for cinnamon-lovers. The cinnamon could be swapped in for other ‘sweet’ spices. These keep for about 1 week, so they make great gifts.  Cinnamon Macaroons 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 300g ground almonds 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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“Pecan with a pleasant crunch”

Pick the movie! I think I got the quote right: it was voiced by Timon, the meerkat, after he chomped back on a bug he found in a log in The Lion King. This recipe has nothing to do with bugs, … Continue reading

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Tasty ricotta pastries

Cinnamon, ricotta and pastry: always a good combination. These make great little snacks for parties or everyday. Reduce the sugar (or replace with rice malt syrup or stevia syrup). Cinnamon and ricotta pastries 125g blanched almonds 400g ricotta 150g pitted, … Continue reading

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Peachy, sour cream goodness!

As a child of the 80s, there were two desserts that I really used to look forward to: Mum’s self saucing chocolate pudding (done in the microwave, no less); and Mum’s Peach Kuchen. Peaches, sour cream, cinnamon and a sweet-sour … Continue reading

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A great way to use up pears: Spiced pear cake

We have a couple of pear trees at home. We bought both trees on sale at a nursery that was shutting down. I’m not quite sure of the variety. In fact, for some time I thought one of the trees … Continue reading

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