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Brave New World

Hello my lovelies! Apologies for the radio silence this last week. As you can see we have made some changes around here. We have a swish new look and a sweet new name. Switching things over was not without it’s issues though. And I have some inside info on how to get around some of the drama. Advertisements

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WB Life: Public Service Announcement

Hello my lovelies! I know it’s been a long time since we chatted like this but I have a few things I need to talk to y’all about. I also thought you’d like this sunny picture on such a grey day!

Sweets

Turkish Delight Marshmallows

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Candy Hello my lovelies! It’s probably about time I admitted that I have a problem. They tell me it’s the first step to recovery but I’m not sure I want to recover. But I shouldn’t hide my marshmallow obsession from…

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Pies & Tarts

Apple + Lavender Galette

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I love pies of all kinds. My new favourite pie is the galette. I’m not sure why I never really made them much. They’re the pie for for people who don’t like to faff. They’re the…

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Preserves

Plum, Hibiscus + Rose Jam

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! Can’t stay away from jam for long. Especially now I have my new copper jam pan. It is so beautiful. I made it a special spot on display in the kitchen. Sigh. It makes fabulous jam…

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Bars and Slices

Caramel Espresso Crunch Blondies

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Part two of brownie vs blondie. This time we’re hitting the sweet stuff. Taking the edge off with a bit of coffee and a bit of crunch. We’re using caramelised white chocolate to give the a…

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Yeast Breads

Buttered Miso + Sesame Milk Bread

 Prep Time : 15+ 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! Bread is on the agenda today. A salty buttery pull-apart situation. I am in love with miso at the moment. Specifically Urban Hippie miso from Nelson. I had tried a few different ones before and…

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Bars and Slices

Plum + Hazelnut Brownies

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! A friend of mine is having a brownie vs blondie battle at her office. It’s too good an idea to pass by. This week we’re on team brownie. Next week team blondie. The good kind of…

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Muffins

Herbed Ham + Cheese Muffins

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Since we started our week with doughnuts it’s probably a good idea to dial it back a bit. Make ourselves a savoury snack to get ourselves back in balance. Something that doesn’t require a lot of…

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Doughnuts

Black Doris + Cardamom Doughnuts

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Frying Hello my lovelies! I can’t go past a good doughnut. This recipe is a two-fer – you get a jam and a dough all in one. When we have bread class my demonstration batch of doughnuts never get fried…

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