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Daring Bakers: Stickiest of the sticky

Sweetie pies. The sticky stuff of childhood: a vanilla marshmallow heaped on top of a digestive biscuit, and enrobed in chocolate. When I was a kid, I remember them as huge things, the size of a baby’s fist. Just thinking … Continue reading

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A very late strudel

The 27th was Daring Bakers reveal date. And for a month I’ve been procrastinating about apple strudel. Mainly because I’ve never eaten apple strudel before and didn’t have the faintest notion of what it was all about. I had an … Continue reading

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Hot chocolate

It’s getting cold and wintry in Cape Town. Which means hot chocolate weather for me. But I couldn’t find any hot chocolate powder (I’m a fan of the Cadbury’s one and go through loads of it each winter). What I … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers March challenge

I laughed when I read this month’s Daring Baker’s challenge. See, I’d just put a lasagne in the oven and come upstairs, wondering what over-the-top dessert offerings I’d be making this month. In fact, I’d already blithely offered to do … Continue reading

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