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Easter Nests

Mar 12th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Easter Nests

When thinking of Easter treats these were one of the first things that came to mind. Quick and simple they’re also the perfect treat to make with a child. Chocolate and cereal are mixed and placed in cupcake papers to form the nest, and they’re finished with some candy eggs. I tend to prefer Cadbury’s […]

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Halloween

Oct 15th, 2011 by Gemma | Comments Off on Halloween

As I’m sure we’ve mentioned, Halloween is our favourite time of year. We’ve yet to get on to our holiday baking yet but plans are made and ingredients will be bought soon enough. It is our tradition to hold a Halloween party for all of our friends. We try (where possible) to go all out […]

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SXSWi, Techmunch And A Puppy

Mar 14th, 2011 by Gemma | 4

I’ll be honest, today’s post is kinda cobbled together. 10 days ago we came back from a two week trip to England, visiting my family and having a good time. I’ve yet to decide if I’m going to write about it here, it’s not food related in any way, either way nothing will be happening […]

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ATX Swappers

Feb 2nd, 2011 by Gemma | 4

Imagine baking, or cooking, or growing produce, or preserving… now imagine you made, or grew more than you can eat yourself. Imagine that you love sharing food, and food stories, especially with other people who love food as much as you do. Thanks to Kate, of the Hip Girl’s Guide To Homemaking and Megan, of […]

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Chocolate 101

Jan 5th, 2011 by Gemma | Comments Off on Chocolate 101

“There are four basic food groups:  milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles” Chocolate – Theobroma Cacao, the food of the gods. Roughly two-thirds of the entire world’s cocoa is produced in Western Africa. Production costs can be decreased by reducing cocoa solid content or by substituting cocoa butter with another fat. Cocoa […]

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Holiday Hiatus

Dec 15th, 2010 by Gemma | Comments Off on Holiday Hiatus

I’m sorry guys, I really didn’t want to do this, and have been busting my ass trying to avoid it. But the holidays are swamping us and with fifty billion things to do before the 25th anything non-essential is getting struck off the list. So the blog is taking a short break, not for long, […]

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Christmas Is Coming

Dec 13th, 2010 by Gemma | Comments Off on Christmas Is Coming

It seems to be the time of year where Christmas is looming and you still haven’t found that perfect present for the one you love. Well, if that person happens to like cooking and food then you’ve come to the right place. Today’s aim is to give suggestions for foodie presents. Lets start with cookbooks. […]

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As The Moon Climbs High Over Dead Oak Tree

Oct 27th, 2010 by Gemma | Comments Off on As The Moon Climbs High Over Dead Oak Tree

Spooks arrive for the midnight spree, Shrouded in a daft disguise, they pretend to terrorise, Grim, grinning ghosts come out to socialise. Halloween is absolutely our favourite holiday of the year. We have way more Halloween decorations than any other holiday put together.. and that includes Christmas! Part of the huge amounts of decorations is […]

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Cooking With Kids

Sep 8th, 2010 by Gemma | 1

It’s a very picture light post today. I wanted to talk a little about cooking with children.. I am by no means an expert on this subject. All of my observations are based on one cooking session with one child and what I remember from cooking while growing up, but I wanted to share what […]

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