November 26th – The Plentiful Pavlova.

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What do you think of when you hear “pavlova”? For me, it brings memories to my mind of baking the Christmas pavlova with my Grandma in her kitchen when I was younger. The pavlova is still a staple Christmas dessert at our house, and this is the recipe I use each year (pictured). Why not kick off the 2017 festive season by giving this pavlova a try? Guarantee you’ll have your friends and family impressed!

The recipe below is for a large (8 egg) pav. If you’re looking to make a smaller pav, opt for 4 eggs (halving the recipe) or 6 eggs (3/4 of measurements below). Happy baking!!

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November 25th – This is all new.

It’s a perfect Saturday here in Queensland – sunny, a cool breeze with a slight hint of ambition in the air. Those that know me are aware that I can be quite impatient when I’ve got a new idea – and this blog is no exception. As the year draws to an end I decided to create a couple of goals for 2018. Those that know me will also realise that my goals are usually orientated around fitness and while they are quite easy to track, I always seem to lose motivation after a few months. So, what about 2018? I decided that as I enter into my 25th year of existence (is this a quarter-life crisis?) that I would like to focus on improving a current skill. Long story short – I decided on my favourite hobby of baking, trying one new culinary skill or recipe each month. I want to share my experiences with you. And in my impatience, I want to start sharing these right away 🙂

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