Tag Archives: edible gift

Making green almond liqueur

I love that my step-mum keeps an eye out for unusual ingredients for me to cook with. I was stoked to receive a bag of green almonds. I’d never had them before. It’s fascinating to see the unformed nut inside, … 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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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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Homemade (Macadamia) Ferrero Rochers

I made these for Mother’s Day. It took some figuring out, but I’m very glad with the result. They were amazing. It’s a bit of a fiddle, but the effort will be worth the result if you want to impress … Continue reading

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Gingerbread cathedral

I have made this before. I came up with the template years ago, and do love to whip it out to make an impressive, yet time consuming gift for someone special. This year I made it for my Dad and … Continue reading

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