Simple, Homemade Chocolate Pudding made in 10 Minutes Flat

Simple, Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Simple, basic, feel-good recipe for homemade Chocolate pudding made quickly in 10 minutes using milk, cocoa powder and cornstarch to thicken. Serves 6 (Go easy on the servings unless you plan to make it the main course!) Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. salt 3 cups milk 1/4 cup […]

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Egg Free Irish Soda Bread Spotted Dog

Egg Free Irish Soda Bread

The basic recipe for a simple Irish Soda Bread has lately been turned into a more decadent version with raisins and caraway seeds. Usually, eggs are also added to make this versatile tea bread richer. Here I have for you an egg-free version of the Spotted Dog (with raisins) Irish Soda Bread, just in time […]

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Lemons

Of Lemons, Scrubbing, Waxed and Unwaxed

Many recipes call for scrubbed lemons. What exactly are they referring to? I will explain in simple terms what it means to scrub a lemon and if it is necessary at all to do so. Do You Need to Scrub a Lemon before Using it? The answer is: YES, if You need to use the […]

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Chocolate Walnut Cake Slices

Egg Free Chocolate Walnut Cake

There is something so comforting about the classic, un-pretentious, homemade chocolate cake that I would, at any given time, trade a fancy plate of dessert for a generous slice of a rich and moist chocolate cake. Add to it walnuts – and you have a winning combination! The chocolate-raisin pair is good for chocolates, but […]

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Vegetable Au Gratin

Vegetable Au Gratin

‘Vegetable Au Gratin’ is a dish of French origins where assorted vegetables are mixed with white sauce and topped with butter, cheese and bread crumbs. This is my twist to the original recipe, as my kids like to have it. I use a little oregano and chives to slightly ‘Italianize’ the flavor of the white […]

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Easy, DIY Angry Birds Playable Birthday Cake

Here’s a very simple way to make a ‘Playable’ Angry Birds Cake. I did for my daughter’s 6th birthday. It is pretty simple as I was looking for a cake that did not exhaust me since I had a newborn to take care of. Step 1. Preparing a Long Base Create a long rectangular cake […]

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No Bake Cranberry, Oatmeal and Peanut Butter Bars

Sanika’s No-Bake Cranberry Bars

Little Chef Sanika got tired of Mamma asking her not go near the oven or the gas stove, and asked for a recipe that needed no cooking or baking. I modified a Dr. Oz recipe for healthy and nutritious no-bake bars that she made which turned out really good and made her a star at […]

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Caramelised Orange Jelly Panna Cotta

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Caramelized Orange Jelly

Rich, creamy Panna Cotta is a lovely Italian dessert that stands out proudly among complicated desserts. This easy and no-fuss dessert can, however, be jazzed up a little for your dinner table by layering it up with whatever color you wish to add to your table. There are endless number of combinations that would go […]

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Adorable Valentine’s Day Cupcake Designs

Pinks, Reds, Roses, Chocolate & Hearts – these adorable cupcake decorating ideas are easy to follow and look so stunning, you will wish Valentine’s Day was here already! Celebrating Valentine’s Day has these dainty cupcakes featured along with many more recipe ideas for Valentine’s Day Desserts, Valentine’s Day Breakfast Recipes, Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes and […]

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