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Lemon Honey in Microwave

From Rosalyn IMPORTANT: This is a very old recipe, when microwaves had a top temp of just 600 watts, you will need to adjust the microwave power to 600W before cooking or cook for a shorter time. Ingredients 4 Eggs (Size 7) 450g Sugar 125g Margarine (can be made with butter) Juice of 4 large…..

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Preserved feijoas – microwaved

I’ve preserved feijoas in jars most years to use them long after the season (late Autumn/early winter) is over.  Usually I’ve cooked the fruit on the stovetop and heated the jars in the oven to sterilise them. This year I decided to try using the microwave oven and it is so much quicker and easier……

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The Real ANZAC Biscuit Story

  ANZAC Day is over for another year but Anzac biscuits live on and can be made any time. There’s always been this wonderful story that ANZAC biscuits were sent and eaten by troops in Gallipoli.  Not true according to the New Zealand Army Museum researchers though there is some evidence that biscuits made with…..

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Pavlova

Pavlova is a very traditional New Zealand dessert.  Some pavlovas rise beautifully and look great, others (like mine) tend to flop and need to be propped up with cream and decorations.  They taste good regardless, though my son (aged about 8) once asked me why my pavlovas didn’t look as good as the bought ones!!…..

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