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Tasty Toasted Cheese Mousetraps

One can only guess that the name of these cheesy ‘mouse traps’ originated from the idea that even the smallest creature lurking in the house would be tempted by these. What ingredients do I need? Tasty or Colby cheeseA TomatoSmall bunch of Parsley An EggRelish Packet of onion soup mix (if you don’t have access […]

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Emily’s Zucchini Relish

This Indian inspired zucchini relish not only helps rid you of the excess zucchini you have been growing. But it is also the only relish you will need to eat with cheese and crackers! What ingredients do I need:1.5 Kg of Zucchini (or courgette)Mustard seedsCumin SeedsTurmericChilli FlakesCorianderOnionsFresh garlicFresh gingerWhite Wine Vinegar Brown Sugar What Equipment […]

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Pumpkin and Dark Chocolate Scones

These flavours need to happen more often – these scones are incredible! My sister Hannah used to be a chef in many trending cafes in Dunedin, and the Otago Daily Times would often publish requested recipes in the paper. Customers would request their favourite item at their local cafe – and the paper would try […]

Lunch, Savoury Smoko

Toasted Sandwich Bag

The best lunch hack! A week of lunch and snacks ready and prepped in the freezer. All you have to do is take one out and place in a sandwich press or in a fry pan. I always have a bag of these prepped in the smoko room for staff who may come in late […]

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Irresistible Cheese Straws

These cheesy strips of deliciousness are super yum on a platter, dipped in hummus or as an addition to smoko.¬† As a kid these were what we were handed by mum for our plate for school concerts and hockey discos.¬†There is nothing healthy about these. And mums recipe actually includes more butter, plus more salt […]

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Savoury Scrolls

These scrolls are so versatile. They can be eaten straight from the oven, or cold from the smoko bag. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees fanbake Rub together self raising flour and softened butter, with a pinch of salt.I like to use my cake mixer with the whisk attachment to rub butter. It really is […]

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Penny’s Pastry Pinwheels

Pastry, cheese and chutney are always staple ingredients in my kitchen. So these are the perfect answer for when you don’t know what to make. Not only is this recipe great for a quick and easy smoko idea, but it is also a great recipe to have up your sleeve for when unexpected guests arrive, […]