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300 Posts Later…

Wow… 300th post? I never actually thought I would reach here…

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And I never would have without you wonderful readers, who have become friends! 😀

SO THANK YOU SO MUCH!! (I have a few giveaways coming up in the near future, so I shall thank you all properly then :D)

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Daddy’s Throwback & Winner Announced!

Last time I made a lemon meringue pie, I may as well have been wearing blogging diapers. It was a time of average photography, linking without a recipe and even then, not much change to said recipe.

I am so glad things are different now, without a doubt! 😀

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As you can see 😉

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Guest Post #6: Lemon Shortbread & Nutella Sandwich Cookies

Hi everyone, can you believe it? Finally, I am this close to Graduation (Imagine me pinching my pointer finger with my thumb) 😀 – And with graduation comes performances, baking, class parties, baking, muck up days and lots of baking!

Before I graduate though, here I am ploughing through my workload because before every beautiful part of life, comes this hideous, clawing at your neck part known as my final exams. Eep! And because I cannot bake my butt off right now, I would like you to enjoy a huge range of wonderful guest posters especially chosen just for you! 

So close to the end of school, I can taste it! Au revoir mes cheris!

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I know, there is an abundance of sweet people in the blogosphere, all you beautiful readers included, but allow me to introduce you to another one 🙂 – always room for more right? Meenakshi from Masala Art is creative and  makes some of the tastiest recipes ever!

No seriously I have seen the photos 😀 You can tell! I am so glad she is here today to share one of them and from the looks of the title alone, it is a keeper – Enjoy! 🙂

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Guest Post #3: Homemade Lemon Curd

Bonjour mes cheris, get excited for me! After I finish these exams I am wading through right now, half of year 12 will be forever finished and over with! YAY!

Mais non, focus, FOCUS! It certainly is not over yet no matter how much I dream about year 12 formal. Ah, c’est la vie!

Anyhow, while I am not here to give you recipes, tips, tricks and well, my blog, I have some pretty fan-friggin-tastic fabulous chefs lined up to do so instead! A whole range of dishes for you to enjoy while I am on this undesired break 😉 – You won’t even notice my absence I promise!

See you soon for the April holidays and wishing you all a marvelous Easter break! Promise me you will chow down on what that Easter Bunny brings you/your chocolate loot stashed in the bottom of your drawer – Yes, I am on to you all 😀

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You have met my third guest poster before and I am pretty sure you would remember her well considering she made an incredibly delicious Chocolate Amaretti Torte!

She shows off her range today by changing from a decadent, chocolate overdose to her traditional family recipe which oozes out sun, Spring and lemons!

Please welcome back my friend, Sally from her stunning blog, mybeautifulthings and her Homemade Lemon Curd! 🙂

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Hello Fellow Bloggers, I am Sally from mybeautfulthings and I am delighted that I am able to Guest post on Uru’s fabulous blog. My blog covers all manner of lovely things, food being just one of them and today I want to share something a bit different – Homemade Lemon Curd. This is the most delicious confection to spread on toast or crumpets, to fill a Victoria Sponge or a Chocolate or Lemon Cupcake or to use in this Lemon Curd and Clementine Parfait!

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What Did You Do For Valentines Day?

Well. Here we are. Two days after Valentines Day. The day filled with romance, roses and red stuff. Because you know. Valentines Day.

The day one gets so mushy and gushy (rhyme that with mushy for my sake :P), seeing couples (old, young, in that ‘middle zone’ where they can’t decide) holding hands and walking in rhythm… sigh… what a romantic day.

BIG HEART

BIG HEART

The day that TV shows nothing but cartoons glowing red and giving their other half a kiss on the cheek with their hearts literally beating out of their chest, as if it would rip it apart.

Yeah, Jerry, you can’t hide that luuuurve on Valentines Day 😉

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Traditions Of March #1

March is a very festive month for me. It starts off for one thing with National Peanut Butter Day so you kind of already can guess it is a little more explosive than other months which start of normally… pfft…

Golden Delicious :)

Golden Delicious

It is also the month for National Pi (e) Day, which I will of course also be commemorating in due time. Just guess, guess what day it falls on (for those who have long since ditched maths, I say good for you and also, remember 3.14…? :P) – come to think of it, Pi is also 22/7 so shouldn’t the 22nd of July also be Pi (e) day? Look, if I must sacrifice myself and honour the holiday by making pie, I will. For the day. Not for me. Not at all 🙂

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Happy Birthday Mumma 2012

My grandma is a chef. She does not work in a fancy-shmancy restaurant though she does have a second in charge under her (*ahem*, mother…) but if she wanted to, she most definitely could. 99% of the time, you cannot fault her cooking. It is pure, Indian goodness (can’t you just smell the curry from my kitchen?)

And, like most other grandmas, she was a darn good baker! (*ahem*, mother, you better brush up your baking skills in around 10 years time! :P) – Basically everyone I know has at least one grandmother who loved to bake. I think it is a grandma thing. And boy am I glad it is.

5Aren’t you? Can you not remember coming to visit or coming home to your grandmother whipping up, I don’t know, lamington balls, in your kitchen, which you ate so many of you felt sick afterwards but didn’t feel any regret? 😛

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Whoops + Melting Moments

I told you I had to bake again today and here it is – the most delicious, melt in your mouth recipe for Melting Moments. I can’t explain enough how simple and effective this recipe is in delivering a crunchy exterior cookie with a soft inner, touched up with lemony frosting in between – it is my dream pillow…

Why the whoops? Well, hehe, funny story, you’ll die laughing when you hear this – I used wholemeal flour instead of plain. Because I couldn’t obviously tell the two apart… oh dear, oh my…

3You see, there are no labels in our home and really, why should there be – when I look at it now, it is so easy to tell the difference between the two! But, I am going to blame my sickness and say that it scrambled my brains and made me use wholemeal flour in this delightful cookie which is still just as delicious may I add… just not as pretty you know…

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Cupcake Takes Over Pie

Actually Written: Term 3 2011

Yep, this Lemon Meringue Cupcake was a school Food Tech class extraordinaire of an
item – a true love for me (and without chocolate too!) Sweet cupcakes with a
surprise lemon curd filling (store bought but seriously, just use a homemade
version – probably from the lemon meringue pie!). I tweaked the recipe here and
there because well, for one thing, there was a lack of curd – 1/2 cup for 12
cupcakes are you serious? I also added 1 tbs lemon juice to a very lemony muffin since it was very sweet.

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Overall, a dam good imitation of a pie without being the
classic pie. Doesn’t make much sense but when you make it, I promise it will.
Oooh, and my awesome teacher brought in her blowtorches – We could have sold
our end results at a cupcake bakery (or even THE cupcake bakery because they
all looked so fabulous! – well, most of them…)

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