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Feijoa self-saucing pudding

A recipe similar to this appeared in a community newspaper recently.  I tried it last night and it was delicious. it is a fruity version of the chocolate self-saucing pudding that was (and still is) so popular in the 1970s.

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Caramelised Feijoa Upside-Down Cake

This recipe is a new take on an old recipe that I first made many years ago with pineapple slices (and a cherry in the middle! Very 70’s). I made this yesterday for a shared lunch where it was extremely popular and disappeared very quickly. Ingredients:  For caramel topping 50g butter ½ cup brown sugar…..

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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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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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