Category: Food for Friends

Lunches, dinners and sweet treats for guests

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Pancake Tuesday is almost upon us and my pair of smallies have decided that they’re having pancakes for breakfast, in their lunchboxes, for afternoon, after-school snacks and dinner. That’s their plan. So far. I’m...

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Feast: Spanakopita in New Zealand

The Kiwi has four sisters. Each of them is married. Each couple has two children, ranging in age from our eight-year-old Little Missy down to the newest addition, a sleepy, snuggly sausage of a...

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Gathering food: Slow Cooker Black Beans

It’s been a summer of gatherings; cousins for brunch pancakes and the Aussie’s parents for dinner, relatives from England for Sunday lunch and visitors who came for morning cake and stayed for omelettes. It’s...

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Lamingtons for Australia Day

I first came across lamingtons in some old cookery cards that my mother picked up at a jumble sale, way, way back in the mists of time (circa late 80s, ahem). They were dipped...

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Slow cooker cosy + Slow Baked Beans

First published on Irish Country Living. When days are dark and the mood is gloomy, there’s nothing better than coming home to a kitchen that smells of something rich and gloriously savoury. Weeknight dinners are...