Monthly Archives: September 2013

Orange and poppy seed cake

Can I offer you a slice of sunshine? Moist orange and poppy seed goodness? This recipe is from the September 2007 issue of Australian Good Taste, Page 114 Cake 125ml (1/2 cup) fresh orange juice (1 orange wasn’t enough, two … Continue reading

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Stripes, asymmetric gathers and a cowl

This was a fabric and pattern plan that could have ended badly. How weird would the stripes look as they bent around my upper body? Are gathers at the waist just a flag that says “there’s a pot belly trying … Continue reading

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Little lemony syrupy polenta cakes

Craft night at my place = gluten free yummy things (one of the crafty peeps is a coeliac). Tonight we had individual serves of nachos and these little cakes. The cakes have that distinctive grainy polenta texture with moist lemon … Continue reading

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