Tag: afternoon tea

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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Gem irons and ginger gems

A few months ago my daughter Sandra asked me if I still had a gem iron – the really solid cast-iron one she remembered from her childhood.  Currently at home with small children Sandra had decided she wanted to make ginger gems in a real gem iron, the one that you heat in the oven while you prepare the…..

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Lemon Drizzle Cake (gluten free)

This makes a very moist cake with no flour. The flavour is enhanced by the lemon and sugar syrup drizzled over the top of the cake while it is still hot from the oven.

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Teddy Bear Race Cars

We’ve all had tiny teddy biscuits, or animal biscuits for birthday parties. (My children only had these for special occasions). What a great idea to put them together with mini chocolate bars and smarties to make these cuties for a party. So simple. So effective.  Let the children help. They’ll have so much fun. Teddy…..

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