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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake


Last weekend I decided to make a carrot cake and it was more than 10 years since I made one so I don’t know my ingredients but thanks to the internet I can easily search for the ingredients that I needed. I checked some posts that came in the first page of Google search but … Continue reading

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Baked Potato with Cheese Sauce and Bacon

Baked Potato with Cheese Sauce and Bacon


When I serve baked potato at home it always reminds me of the Wendy’s fast food in Philippines as they offer it in their standard menu (that was before not really sure now), I love the newly baked and tasty spud topped with delicious toppings such as sour cream and chives, cheese and cheese, cheese … Continue reading

Apple and Mixed Berry Crumble

Apple and Mixed Berry Crumble


Crumble is a type of dish where fruits or meats are baked and served with a crumbly topping of butter and flour mixture, it is of British origin and it is originally known as brown betty. It was created by Sébastien Girard who is a French baker that immigrated to Britain during the World War … Continue reading

Potato Salad

Potato Salad


Potato salad as the name suggest is a dish made out mainly of potatoes. It may be called a salad but it is a side dish which is often served with mains like: barbecues, roasts and fried chicken. There are lots of versions of this popular salad where ingredients varies from different regions. It can … Continue reading

Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast


Few more days before Christmas so I will do some themed post this week which is appropriate this season, roast pork. I guess everyone have the same issue when they prepare roast pork, the amount of leftovers. Most of us usually think what to do with them hence this next four days after this post … Continue reading

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls


Sausage roll is a type of savoury pastry very popular here in New Zealand as well as Australia. Basically it is sausage meat wrapped in puff pastry then baked until golden brown.  Its origin is most probably British but a lot can debate that it might be the Greeks or Romans as there is no … Continue reading

Barley Drink

Barley Drink


Barley Drink or Barley water is a beverage made out of boiled barley flavoured with lemon and sugar.  A traditional British soft drink which is commonly home-made and also commercially available with different flavours to choose from. This practice of boiling grain in water has been existing since the ancient times and that was evident … Continue reading

Chicken Mayonnaise

Chicken Mayonnaise


Chicken Mayonnaise is a sandwich filling made out of chicken and mayonnaise flavoured with herbs and spices. A dish that originated from the “Coronation Chicken” which was invented by Rosemary Hume (chef) and Constance Spry (florist), it was created while preparing banquet food for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, hence the name. … Continue reading

Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese


Macaroni and cheese or “mac and cheese” for short is a simple casserole made out of macaroni and cheese sauce.  The humble origins of this simple dish started during the 14th century in England where hand cut noodles were sandwiched between a mixture of butter and cheese, it was initially called Makerouns, and then the … Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala


Chicken tikka masala “Britain’s true national dish”, yes that’s right, it gained that title as it is the most popular dish in British dining tables.  It’s that popular that Britain exports this dishes to Pakistan, India and Bangladesh which I find is a bit odd. This popular dish is a type of curry which is … Continue reading

Birthday Cupcakes

Birthday Cupcakes


I called this birtday cupcakes as this is what my daughter had on her birthday rather than the traditional cake.  Some of the cakes now are being replaced by cupcakes even at weddings as its easy to bake and more convienient as you dont have to slice it per guest, these cupcakes are even arranged … Continue reading