Spinach and Tomato Bechamel Pasta Bake

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You guys, it's getting colder. There's no denying that creep of autumn into Melbourne. Cool, dark mornings, days where it just doesn't quite warm up, the re-emergence of evening socks. What, you don't have evening socks? This is one of my favourite things to cook when the weather turns chilly (hell, it's one of my favourites anyway) … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pudding Pots

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What's better than chocolate pudding? Chocolate pudding in a cute pot, that's what! Whipped cream optional. Unless you're me. Then it's mandatory. While I prefer regular custard (perhaps a little vanilla bean), and I prefer it warm, the kids go nuts for these little cups of joy. I altered the Pioneer Woman's recipe for Chocolate … [Read more...]

Life at Mine: The Slooooooow Edition

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It's been quiet here, huh? I've had a lot on my mind (and on my to-do list) so I've been re-evaluating some stuff. I still don't know what I'm doing, or where I'm going, but I think I may arrive at a conclusion soon. I think. I hope! While my brain's been whirring and my heart's been AWOL, I've just been trundling along, doing the mundane … [Read more...]

Organic Peach Pancake

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Internet, meet baked peach pancake. Peach pancake, meet my facehole. Once upon a time I was reading an email from a blogger who likes to do weekend link roundups. I like those, they're like little bite-size bits of interesting. I read them on a Saturday morning, lazing about drinking endless cups of Yorkshire tea. Dreaming of those organised … [Read more...]

Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

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I'm quite the fan of the mini muffin, I have to say. As far as muffins go anyway, as there is more crunchy crust to soft innards ratio, and I'm a crunchy crust kinda gal. Almost like Elaine, who wished there were only muffin tops on Seinfeld that time. "Top of the Muffin to ya!" and all that. Feel free to make proper-sized muffins, this … [Read more...]

Does This Bother You?

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I posted this on Instagram a little while ago - someone asked me what I was doing, and I replied I was wondering if I should change this uneven picture situation, or if I should let it go. I let it go. The overwhelming majority of people who responded were like "oh my EYES" and "make it STOP" and "I couldn't live with that". I was advised to … [Read more...]