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Christmas spice sugar cookies

I wanted to make sugar cookies for Christmas this year; with a unique flavour, decorated with Royal Icing. This is the recipe I came up with. My idea of Christmas spice is a blend of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. … Continue reading

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Pepperberry crackers

These crackers are the pair to the pepperberry leaf crackers I made a friend for her birthday. Those were diamond shape- a bit like the leaves of Tasmania’s native plant, these are round shaped- like the berries themselves. I think … Continue reading

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Roasted garlic crackers

  So I may have gone on a cracker making craze. The native pepperberry and pepperberry leaf crackers I made for my friend were such a hit she wanted us to make some more. My Grandpa has garlic growing wild … Continue reading

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Lemon butter and marshmallow biscuits

This is my biscuit variation on the lemon meringue pie. I developed it as an edible gift hoping for something a little bit memorable to give away at Christmas. I made some for my Dad for Christmas. I was terribly … Continue reading

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Chocolate caramel sandwich biscuits

I made an incredibly good batch of dulce de leche the other day. I normally make it from a tube of condensed milk. I’m often too impatient, and open it too soon.  But this time I used a tin of … Continue reading

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Spice moments

My Grandpa’s been quite ill the past few months so I decided to make some biscuits to post him. I had some homemade crystalised ginger left that I thought he’d like and came up with a biscuit recipe to match. … Continue reading

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Grown up cookies (with whiskey and dark chocolate)

These cookies are all grown up. Flavoured with Scotch whiskey and dark chocolate with 70% cocoa solids, oats expand on the Scottish theme and walnuts add some grown up crunch. Makes about 24 cookies 125 grams buttter 3/4 cups brown … Continue reading

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Birthday biscotti

My partner’s father turned eighty recently. I wanted to make something for his birthday. He’s Italian, and can appreciate the finer things in life, particular those lovely classic Italian treats. I hoped he might like a selection of homemade biscotti. … Continue reading

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ANZACs

This is the only non-original recipe I’ve posted. It belongs to a very dear friend of mine, with whom I’ve had a great many good times, some of which included the baking of these very biscuits, as well as some … Continue reading

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Honey and almond biscotti

I love honey and I love almonds and I love them together with a little spice. You can imagine then, how excited I am about these biscotti. The flavours are also well suited to tea and hot chocolate, as well … Continue reading

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