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recipe: classic blueberry muffins

I enjoy blueberries and I enjoy muffins so combining the two is obviously a winning combination. It’s been a while since I’ve baked. It’s actually been awhile since I did something domestic like cooking. In my defence, I’ve been sick … Continue reading

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recipe: chicken, leek and mushroom casserole

I really enjoy that now both the Woolworths and Coles catalogues each week come with recipes in them, usually using some ingredients that are on special that week. I especially enjoy winter recipes, I love a good casserole and this … Continue reading

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recipe: creamy gnocchi, chicken and semi-dried tomato bake

I really enjoy finding variations of classic (and easy) recipes. Pasta bake is always amazing and so when I found this recipe for Creamy gnocchi, chicken and semi-dried tomato bake in a Super Food Ideas magazine, I was intrigued to try it … Continue reading

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recipe: nigella’s caramel croissant pudding

I’ve made the faithful return to Nigella’s wonderful recipes, especially after buying another one of her cookbooks (yes, I know, I have a sickness). I love Nigella Express as they are mostly hassle-free recipes, though there are quite a lot of … Continue reading

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recipe: one pot red curry chicken and rice

One of the things that can turn me off any recipe is if I require lots of different saucepans, frypans, casserole dishes to make it. Why? Because I HATE the clean up afterwards (or probably more appropriately, I feel bad … Continue reading

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recipe: nigella’s snickers and peanut butter muffins

I’ve made the faithful return back to Nigella (I know you were all worried there for a bit) to make her Snickers and Peanut Butter Muffins and honestly, who can complain about that? And the fantastic part is, it’s a pretty simple … Continue reading

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recipe: aussie burgers

I know burgers are traditionally a summer barbecue style food so you’re probably all thinking “why on earth is Monique making burgers in winter”? And I agree, it is a bit odd, but sometimes, you just get a craving for … Continue reading

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recipe: penne boscaiola

I love me some pasta. If I was only allowed to eat one staple food for the rest of my life, it would probably be pasta. I love eating it in all climates, but colder weather is definitely the ideal … Continue reading

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