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Slow-Cooked Sourdough Bread

Slow-Cooked Sourdough Bread. The latest in my continuing experiments investigating what can be made using a slow cooker. Two weeks ago I made some Biga, planning to leave it a week and make sourdough bread the following weekend.  Two weekends … Continue reading

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I had to share this. The dangers of Google Translate: Thanks Moh! Curry puff dizzy Ingredients: 1. Doh Grease Wheat Flour 300 GM A Nickel’s worth of salt 1/4 cup cooking oil 1/2 cup warm water. * Mix A Nickel’s … Continue reading

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Savoury Ham and Cheese Muffins

 (makes 12)  The secret to light fluffy scones, when you are densifying them with cheese, is to add yoghurt. The acid reacts with the self raising flour much more effectively. Ingredients   2½ cups self raising flour ½ cup grated … Continue reading

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Olive Buns

There is some satisfaction in posting ones failures.  Cooking is an art and a learning experience. The previous post for Easter buns is an example of such. I have been having a lot of trouble with home made bread lately. … Continue reading

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Hot, Slightly Miffed Buns.

SPECIAL UPDATE. **************************************************************************** Following my disheartening effort below, (which I have not amended) the original chef whose work I purloined and adapted advised me that he had indeed, as I suspected, misread his own scribbled notes, and when typing them … Continue reading

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Curry Puffs

One of the things I really miss about Katanning, apart from all the good friends I had there, is the excellent Malay Cuisine that Moh and his relatives prepare. On every occasion that warranted sharing food at the Shire, there was … Continue reading

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