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Homemade jambons (Irish ham & cheese pastry pockets)

There's no denying there's a lot of Irish in Australia, and although there are a lot of Irish products you can get here (Kerrygold, Clonakilty pudding, ..) there are loads of things they miss when far away from home. Before getting out here myself, my boyfriend had been out here for 2 months already and when I asked him what food he misses most from home, the first thing he…

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Whipped feta shortcrust tartlets with strawberry & pistachio

It's hard to believe it's almost Christmas as it's currently 30°C outside here in Melbourne. It's the first time I'll be spending Christmas in a sunny country - and away from my family - and although I'm looking forward to having a barbecue on Christmas for the first time ever, I still find it all so weird to see Christmas decorations everywhere (including a giant blow-up snowman a few houses…

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Sausage rolls with cheese

ausage rolls have always been one of my favourite snacks, ever since I was a kid. Once I learned how easy it is to make them yourself, I only ended up loving them even more as it became so easy to add all these amazing flavours. I've previously made a few versions already, for example one with black pudding, apple and cranberry but also plain pork sausage rolls and pork,…

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Chocolate tartlets

These yummy chocolate tartlets are just the Tuesday Treat for me. I loooooove chocolate, especially when it's combined with red fruits and blueberries. I made these when I got invited to dinner over at my cousin's place and used some dough that I had left over from another tartlet recipe that I've made (but haven't posted yet). It's actually quite easy to make, the only tricky thing is trying to…

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Amontillado sherry braised pulled boar with coleslaw & dressing

#SP This recipe is created for the 6th International Sherry Week as part of the Sherry Week Blogger Competition. As always, all opinions are my own. #sherryweekblog As you all know, I love a good challenge! So when I got selected as a finalist for the Sherry Week Blogger Competition I was beyond excited as I have never cooked with sherry before. Now there's many kinds of sherry, but the one…

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Parmesan fish & chips

This recipe has been created in support of #cheesecopenhagen taking place this weekend as part of the European Milk Forum’s 2019 Cheese Culture campaign which is being implemented locally in Ireland by the National Dairy Council to encourage Irish consumers to eat more quality cheese from Europe. #cheeseyourway Growing up in Belgium, I was introduced to European cheeses from a very early age as we are quite the cheese eaters. Emmental,…

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These low sugar chocolate brownies are the perfect weekend treat

This blog post is sponsored by Mondelez- Cadbury. As always, all opinions are my own. Everyone in my family has an unbelievable sweet tooth and resisting sweet treats – especially chocolate – is not something any of us are good at. So, when I decided to cut back on some things (salt and sugar mainly) to improve my health and have a more balanced lifestyle, I found that cutting back on…

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