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Currently

… sitting in some weird hunched over position in my bed, thirsty, but too sick/lazy to get up and get some water. Save me. I (and the rest of the world) hate being sick, I’m missing work, which is good and bad. The biggest bummer is that I spent an entire weekend sick, curled up in bed.

Any who, less about sickness, more about consumerism and this narcissistic world we call home.

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Raspberry and Vanilla Layer Cake

IMG_20150215_212852 I just ran in my door slick with rain and cold (what’s going on Adelaide?) and opened this post up to edit, depressingly enough, I went on to read myself complaining about the heat 2 months prior. I’m learning that I need to get my act together, both in editing efficiency and in carrying an umbrella. Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

  IMG_2940 I always assumed that Easter in the Southern Hemisphere would feel somehow wrong, Continue reading

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Australia Day Passionfruit Meringues

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Pavlova: a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova. Continue reading

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Raspberry and Rose Macarons

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Are you following me on instagram? If not I fear you would think of me as someone who gives up. It’s been sparse around here.

Because I don’t think I had anything noteworthy to say. I mean I still don’t; but the mood has dragged me here. Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake

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It’s been a while, I want to tell you about all the things that have happened. Holiday plans, travel, new books I’ve read, things I love and people that I love even more. Continue reading

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Lemon and Lavender Friands

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I’ve been trying to perfect this recipe for a while, you see my house mate, she’s a coeliac – and aside from that downfall she’s a wonderful person. Continue reading

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Duck Egg Cupcakes with Browned Butter Frosting

I need to tell you about my undying love for mini eggs. Continue reading

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Lime Teacakes with Rosewater Cream

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I have to tell you this story. It’s a pretty epic story (it’s not). It’s the tale of the dessert Laksa. Continue reading

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Raspberry Baked Oatmeal

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Scotland’s culinary exploits are an interesting adventure at the best of times, from the obvious (haggis) to the downright wrong (deep fried mars bar/pizza).

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Malted Tart with Chocolate sponge

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My favourites –

– the sound of a jet in the distance on a warm sunny day
– Wildflowers
– Malteasers; eaten chocolate first then malted goodness
– Song mashups, particularly anything with a bit of hiphop or soul
– The vibe on the day of a party
– Scoring flights based on their landings (it’s an out of 10 system) Continue reading

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Nightime

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This week has been a blur of birthdays, travel and wandering in the garden of unearthly delights (somewhat spooky on Mondays when it’s ‘off-duty’).

 

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Garden of Unearthly Delights

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Coming soon – Malted tart with chocolate sponge.

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The Royal Croquet Club

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Pimm’s O’clock

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Kendrick Lamar lighting up Etihad Stadium with phone lights.