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Tag Archives: hazelnuts

Ossi Du Mordere

My daily life is in disarray! There seems to be a never ending procession of prospective property managers and furniture removalists parading through our soon to be vacated home. Once … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 40 Comments

Asparagus salad, hazelnuts, lemon, capers

The arrival of locally grown new season’s asparagus is like a billboard announcing the demise of winter. As the weather slowly warms, the first purple tipped, green spindly spears transform … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 25 Comments

Lemon, Fig and Ginger Nut Cake

I’ve been putting some cake recipes I rank as old favourites through their paces to see how they adapt to being baked using spelt flour rather than wheat. Those of … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 30 Comments

Nancy’s Hazelnut Sponge

Preparing my Cookbook Guru post earlier in December I came across this recipe in my old battered blue folder. Nancy, a Calabrian co-worker in the kitchen shared her light and … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 15 Comments

Julia’s Hazelnut Crescents

This recipe came from a one time neighbour. Julia was painfully shy, but under her awkward facade was an energetic intelligent woman with an ascerbic dry wit and a ready … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · 15 Comments

Sandra’s famous Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

This is as good as cake gets! A rich amalgamation of chocolate and nuts, it’s never cloying and never dry and the chewy nutty texture prolongs the chocolatey sensory pleasure. … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 8 Comments