Tastes Like Home

The Christmas meal

Switch sides but keep the main dishes traditional


Hi Everyone, The preparation for the Christmas feast kicks into high gear from this weekend. We will be ordering meat, setting the garlic pork, stocking the pantry and drinks bar.

Coconut Oil Pound Cake


Hi Everyone, I’ve been baking and experimenting. Again. With coconut oil. I had such delicious results with the coconut oil scones and pastry earlier this year that I wanted to make it a trio, so I decided to make a pound cake with coconut oil.

Hot Candy

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Hi Everyone, Hot, spicy, peppery and sweet, candied ginger is a real sweet treat. Yeah, I can rhyme. Walk into a supermarket or health food store and you are bound to find packets, jars or small containers of candied ginger, also known as crystalized ginger or ginger chews.