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Challenge #5: Anzac Biscuits

Jennifer was apparently a very popular name in the 1980s – I don’t think I’ve ever been the only one in a class or staffroom.  At least it’s versatile enough for the legion of us to differentiate ourselves, and so … Continue reading

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Challenge #4: Rainbow Cake

I actually squealed with delight when I sliced into this cake and caught my first glimpse of the vivid rainbow colours inside.  Until that moment, I couldn’t quite believe it was going to work.  While it’s not technically difficult at all, … Continue reading

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Challenge #3: Victoria Sponge Cake

When my Auntie Anne, who makes the most beautifully decorated cakes in the world, challenged me to make my first Victoria sandwich cake, it seemed only fitting to pair this English classic, named for a queen no less, with St George’s Day … Continue reading

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Challenge #2: Mississippi Mud Pie

Just as I could count on my tyrannical brother to boss me about with a recipe for my cooking challenge, so I could count on my mum to provide a devilishly good treat. I don’t know if it’s a case … Continue reading

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Challenge #1: Mushroom Cobbler

Running a book club has been one of the best things I’ve done so far this year – it’s really broadened my horizons and reignited my passion for reading.  As I’m something of a control freak I wouldn’t have expected to … Continue reading

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