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Belgian Biscuits






Belgian biscuits. One of my all favourite’s from the Edmonds cookbook, and I must confess that I am even a bit partial to the raw dough, there is something about the spicy taste. I remember as a child growing up in rural New Zealand and going to a function, there would always be Belgian biscuits on the table, I was so fascinated by the hundreds and thousands on them. My mum would never buy them, I do not remember why

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Apple Shortcake – 1971 Edmonds Cookbook






Week 4, the next recipe installment of trying to make and photograph a recipe from my 1971 Edmonds cookbook. I am finding it a struggle to keep up with the challenge of doing one every week. But when I do it is worth the wait. Apple Shortcake is an old favorite. When I was a kid, we always used home grown apples. I used apples from my tree for this blog. I found the pastry a little hard to roll

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Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins






Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins Muffins are a wonderfully easy thing to make when you are in a hurry and you need to have something quick and fast on the table. They are also a good way of sneaking in fruit and vegetables. For me, there is something about peeling off a paper case, it is kinda like un warping a present and wondering what is in there. Or that roses chocolate, waiting for that sweet something. Lining the pans

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Macadamia Lemon Shortbread






Macadamia Lemon shortbread 250 gram butter 1 cup icing sugar (Powdered sugar) 1 cup cornflour 2 cups of plain baking flour 1 small cup of chopped Macadamia nuts The rind of 1 whole lemon, finely milled 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Preheat oven to 150 degree celsius. Cream butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in lemon rind and juice. Sift cornflour and flour together. Mix into creamed mixture. Knead, then mix in the nuts. Roll out on a

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