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Banana Chocolate Loaf

This is now my go-to recipe for banana bread, replacing the one I’ve used for years (which came from an old 1970’s Be-Ro recipe book passed down from my grandmother to my mum to me).  363 more words


A postcard from Peru by Astrid Gutsche

Astrid Gutsche, the very talented pastry chef from Peru, the female half of Astrid y Gaston and Gaston Acurio’s lovely wife, was presented already a few weeks ago… 358 more words



Grasshopper pie was popular about 40 years ago.  I have not made one in a very long time, but here is the recipe I have used over the years. 185 more words


Understanding men and women - part 12

Hey everyone,

so I decided to continue with the “understanding men and women” section and as it turns out this will be the last post of this series. 559 more words


Simply A Cake


  • All purpose flour (maida) 1 1/2 CUPS
  • Eggs 3 nos.
  • Butter 3/4 cup
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Baking powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla essance. 2-3 drop.
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Padmini Galgotia

Chocolate Melts

I wished someone told me this when I was a total noob in baking. Melting chocolate seems easy right? Common sense tells you to just chuck the whole thing in the microwave or in a pan over the stove. 246 more words


Solvang Loves Moms!

Can you believe it’s May already and that means Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10. Here in Solvang, shopping for a gift for Mom (or the Mom-like) person in your life is made pretty simple by choices at 150+ retail shops, bakeries, restaurants and wine tasting rooms. 111 more words