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Chocolate Oat Cookies

March 28, 2014

Chocolate Oat Cookies

I had been craving some hobnob biscuits ever since I saw them in the British section of our local supermarket. Having been imported they were pretty expensive, so I couldn’t justify paying that much when I could probably make something similar at home. So, I left the supermarket armed with some oats, butter and flour determined to make my own hobnob biscuits. Continue Reading…

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Hobbit Cookies

December 11, 2013

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I am very excited to see “The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug” this weekend. I have had a long love-hate relationship with Tolkien. We were forced to read him in school at a time when I really couldn’t appreciate him. It was only years later that I picked up the series again and really started to enjoy it. Continue Reading…

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Catching Fire Cookies

November 18, 2013

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This weekend is the premier of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire movie.  Last year I made Cookies for Katniss to mark the launch of the first Hunger Games movie. Then, I saw the movie and I was so impressed with how they represented all the pomp and ceremony of the Games – the costumes, the flames etc. Continue Reading…

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Minion Cookies

June 29, 2013

Minion Cookies Despicable Me is one of my favourite animated films. It’s funny, dark, and distinctly different to a classic Disney animation. Gru is a complex cartoon character, and the minions are almost modern day oompa loompas. It’s full of fun and mad ideas, and the minions really steal the show.
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New Year Fortune Cookies

January 5, 2013

Happy New Year everyone. I seem to be having a bit of a slow start to twenty thirteen, but I am excited to see what’s in store for this year. Twenty twelve was a pretty eventful one for me. I got married, I started eating meat again (after twenty years of no meat), I went gluten free, I left my job and I emmigrated to America! Continue Reading…