There are so many variants of Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes out there that you ‘d be hard pressed not to find one that suits your own personal cookie preference. For me, as long as they are exactly like (or very similar to) the ones you get at Subway, then I know that I am on […]
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Following the cool ‘flag’ or ‘signal’ leaf that emerged from my Banana plant a week and a bit ago, as predicted, the inflorescence emerged soon after. This flower measures about 50 centimeters long. The sheer size of the flower, to me, makes it so majestic. It’s a shame that due to the weather patterns in Melbourne (sunny one […]
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I haven’t posted anything in months and I recently realised why. I simply hadn’t been in the mood. I was very unhappy at my previous job because of my ‘manager’ and for months this unhappiness plagued my mind – not just at work – but in my private life too. I am happy to report that […]
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It’s always rewarding when you get to harvest something you have grown and prepare it immediately for eating. It’s literally from garden to table (or mouth) in less than an hour in most cases. That – apart from the aesthetic of overflowing, luscious, green foliage, is the most rewarding part about ‘growing your own’. […]
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When I get inspired to cook something I usually go all out, both in effort and in the buying of ingredients. I will shop around for each individual ingredient and duly purchase everything I need for that recipe if I don’t (or don’t think) I have it/them at home. Usually it’s because our pantry is […]
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This growing season I decided to plant Strawberry Popcorn. And no, the corn isn’t strawberry flavoured. There is actually a plant that is called Strawberry Popcorn. It’s an heirloom variety, producing rather small ears (3-5 inches) of corn, encrusted with these tiny ruby like kernels. I placed a whole ear of corn in the microwave […]
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Firstly, Merry Christmas!!!! If you’re reading this, I hope you are enjoying this beautiful day. ~ A few months ago I wrote a post about picking up an old rattan washing basket that a neighbor left out for the hard rubbish collection. It was still in perfect condition – I think it was thrown out […]
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These are some cookies I made the other day. I love how the spirals and colours make them look collectively fun.
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