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Tag Archives: dates

Soft Date and Oat Bars

I don’t have a sweet tooth, but after receiving a copy of “Sweet” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh for Christmas, I added post it notes to 3/4 of the … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · 29 Comments

Date, Orange and Bitter Leaf Salad

  My third post for The Cookbook Guru, inspired by Paula Wolfert’s “The Food of Morocco” is  Orange, Leafy Green and Date Salad. I loved the idea of this salad the … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 25 Comments

Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Sometime in the early 1990s I pasted a recipe clipped from from The Australian Gourmet Traveller into my battered blue recipe folder. I have altered it a little but that … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 33 Comments

Chocolate Meringue Cake

“Simple to make, cuts cleanly, looks good, tastes delicious! That’s about all you want from a cake, unless you need it to transport easily, store well and improve with age,”  … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

LUMBERJACK CAKE

I was making this cake long before it gained commercial popularity in cafes across Melbourne. It came to me during a whole food hippy phase in the early eighties, cake … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 8 Comments

CHOC CHIP FRUIT CHEWS

It is thanks to our wonderful family friend Auntie Marj that I can bake feather light scones, make delicious tomato chutney and green tomato pickle and top my toast with … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 4 Comments