Category Archives: Challenges and competitions

A momentary lapse of reason

I signed up to the A-Z challenge in a momentary lapse of reason. It seemed like a brilliant idea at the time. And with my inspired planner’s hat on, I could see neat rows of excel sheets detailing what I … Continue reading

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The A-Z Challenge rolls on : Week 2

Week 1 of the A-Z challenge has been fun – the motto being work hard, play harder. Fun discoveries, new and interesting blogs, some great camaraderie and many new friends. So, it’s now time to prep for Week 2. And for … Continue reading

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C is for spicy, toasted Cashewnuts

This is reminiscent of the masala peanuts of my childhood. I found them far too spicy for me so this is a tamer version and using cashews that I love even more. You can play around with the ingredients to … Continue reading

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A-Z of cookies, crackers, breads, and more

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Move over Marie Antoinette! There’s much more to baking than just cake. I’m setting myself a new challenge – use the oven for anything but cake. The idea is to mix up some tried and tested classics – cookies, crackers … Continue reading

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