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Dried Fruit Chutney

    I have shared a recipe for chutney before, where you can quickly make chutney in the microwave. Many years ago, I used this recipe to make the most delicious chutney, much nicer than you can buy in the stored, but not nicer than Mrs. Ball’s Chutney. Ingredients 1-1/2 cups dried apricots, coarsely chopped Read More

rusks

Buttermilk rusks

  One of the things that I still love and haven’t lost my taste for, is buttermilk rusk. I have attempted to make them before, but frequently just order a packet of rusks. However, I think one of these days I will just take to making them again. This seems like a straight forward recipe Read More

bananabread

Banana Bread

Ingredients 2-3 very ripe bananas, peeled 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup (240 cc) of sugar (can easily use 3/4 cup, or drop it down to 1/2 cup if you want it less sweet) 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour Method Read More

amarulafridgetart

Amarula Fridge Tart

  Those who know me closely, will know that Amarula is one of my favorite drinks. I don’t have that many favorite drinks though. Either white wine (Chardonnay preferably) or Captain Morgan with Coke Zero or Tia Maria with a side of cappucino or Amarula. That’s it. There’s actually nothing else I like to drink. Read More