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Social Graces…3 tips on “Bringing a Plate.”

Social Graces…3 tips on “Bringing a Plate.”

Social Graces…3 tips on “Bringing a Plate.” It’s silly season. Party time. A whirlwind of catching up & completion. We’re all a bit pushed for time about now, & there’s lots of frantic fun around. So often, contributing, or bringing a plate, makes a truck load of

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Packing, excitement & 3 functions to go!

Packing, excitement & 3 functions to go!

Packing, excitement & 3 functions to go! Just writing a quickie to let you know we are about to go on the road again….& in the sky, sailing seas, taking trains. All that yummy stuff! The countdown is on now, 10 days to go!!!! I keep shaking

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Orange & Almond Cake. Gluten free. Repost.

Orange & Almond Cake. Gluten free. Repost.

Orange & Almond Cake. Gluten free. Repost. Since we had some pictures on Instagram & Facebook yesterday of the ever-popular gluten-free Orange & Almond Cake, we have had a plethora of requests for the recipe. Happy face…. So today we are sharing the recipe from a post

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The icing on the cake….

The icing on the cake….

The icing on the cake…. After New Years in Croatia, much waiting at airports, Debrovnik, Zagreb, Munich, we finally arrive in Prague. Oh it’s so pretty. And then it snowed! We got the icing on the cake…. The  Christmas markets are still in full swing. Masses of

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A Note to my Mother…

A Note to my Mother…

A note to my Mother… Hello Mother Chook, Here’s the you-beaut refrigerated cheese cake recipe as promised :)) It’s been often requested & has been Shae’s favourite choice every birthday for decades. So it’s well tried & true. And today I’m making it for her son’s birthday

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Speaking of Languages…Menu 2.

Speaking of Languages…Menu 2.

  Speaking of Languages…Menu 2. Was speaking with the gorgeous Duchess this morning, in Palermo, Sicily. Via facetime…it’s free! And we can see each other, first thing in the morning for me, last thing the night before for her. I forgot to take my string of pearls

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Recipe Recap

Recipe Recap

Recipe Recap. As promised….:)) Here is our all-time, absolutely fabulous basic Pesto recipe…. Ingredients: 1 bunch basil 1 bunch parsley ½ cup toasted pistachios ½ cup toasted pine-nuts (or macs) 1 generous tspn.  garlic (or 2 big cloves) ¾ cup grated parmesan ¼ cup lemon juice Pinch of

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Celebration Saturday. Fun Recipes (little bit naughty)

Celebration Saturday. Fun Recipes (little bit naughty)

  Celebration Saturday….fun recipes (little bit naughty) We thought it was time for a couple of fun recipes….they lift your life, & help you celebrate & share with gusto :)) Here’s a couple of quick & easy, sensational sweet sauces…always handy to have on standby for that unexpected treat!

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Orange & Almond Cake….gluten free!

Orange & Almond Cake….gluten free!

Celebration Saturday…Naughty Recipes! Orange & Almond Cake…gluten free. Mostly, Saturday’s recipes are about splashing out a little & perhaps making &/or eating something that you otherwise would not. You know, be good for the rest of the week, but treat yourself on the weekend…if that’s the way

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