Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Yes, another Beef Curry Recipe!

I recently came across a beef curry recipe in one of Coles’ recipe magazine and being in a family of curry lovers, I decided to give one of the recipes inside the magazine a try.  I had to make do with the ingredients I had in my fridge and pantry and it turned out really …

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COLOURED PASTILLAS

For those asking how to colour your pastillas: You can use the ordinary liquid food colouring and either colour your pastillas, or just your sugar, or both.  I prefer to just tint my sugar by placing sugar in a small container, adding 1-2 drops of the food colour, cover the container tight and shake, shake, …

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Easy Pastillas

It has been a very hot day today and my daughter wanted us to make something together.  I didn’t want to cook or bake anything so I thought we’d make pastillas.  This recipe is very yummy, but of course nothing would beat the very soft pastillas in the Philippines where I they use fresh cow’s …

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JELLY BISCUITS

While I was browsing in the internet for what I can make for one of our church’s morning tea, I came upon a photo of what is called Jelly Biscuits.  I clicked on the site and found the recipe on http://www.kidspot.com.au/best-recipes/After-school-snacks+86/Jelly-crystal-biscuits-recipe+4486.htm.  I loved the colours of these biscuits and sure enough, my daughter loved not …

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Migraine Monday

What a Monday I had.  I had to post a couple of postcards and bring some stuff to Vinnie’s that day and so on the morning, and with my daughter, we drove to the Post Office.  Turned out we were too early so we walked to Woolworths to get some grocery items instead.  It was …

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Frozen then Thawed

  Yesterday, we were expecting the temperature to reach 43 deg C.  We were told that Queensland could have the hottest day it has experienced ever.  And that is why we have decided to go to the mall and watch a movie.  Best way to cool off, I think.  We don’t like going to the …

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My Puto Bum…balls!

  Yeah!!! Bring it on, 2014! After all that cooking and eating and drinking and more cooking, eating and drinking, it is time to go back to normal and face all the wash ups, clean ups and catching up with the zzzs.  Or maybe the cleaning up can wait until tomorrow! To start this new …

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