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oat and peanut butter cookies with currants

oat and peanut butter cookies

I’ve had a thing for currants lately. It started when I first made chicken with currants and almonds, which has become a firm favourite for its flavours and simplicity. And then it progressed to sweet biscuits. I like to think of these oat and peanut cookies…

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July 29, 2018
date walnut and oat cookies

date drops

I’ve started clearing out the cupboards in the house. Bookcases are the main focus because although I don’t hoard other kind of things, books are in a completely different category. There is a cupboard that acts as storage for all things cookbook, and houses…

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June 17, 2018
choc chip cookies

choc chip cookies

I’ve been copping a bit a flack from Georgia and Claudia for the chocolate chip and walnut cookies that I have previously posted. According to them, they should be called chocolate chip and walnut shortbread biscuits because they are more like shortbread with chocolate…

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September 30, 2017
jam drops

jam drop biscuits

Jam drops are the sort of biscuits that are great to make with kids. Nothing like getting them in the kitchen early, making culinary delights for the family to share. These are particularly good because they get to use their hands a lot, which…

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April 26, 2017
Auntie Mary biscuits

Auntie Mary Biscuits

The problem with recipes that are handed down from generation to generation can often be the name. Auntie Mary Biscuits are a case in point.  Auntie Mary wasn’t really an auntie to any immediate member of the family. She was in fact the sister of the…

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December 14, 2016
choc chip walnut cookies

Chocolate chip walnut cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a staple in everyone’s cookie repertoire. They are easy to whip up and not many ingredients are required. These are a take on the original. Just add some walnuts and you’ve created a whole new biscuit with zero effort.…

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November 30, 2016
ANZAC biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are whipped up every April, because it’s not Anzac Day without Anzac biscuits. This version elicits memories of Year 3 cooking classes: a perfect way for 8 year olds to explore cooking in the classroom. The school version of the biscuits worked so…

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March 11, 2013