A Food & Photography Diary By Maria

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    Potato & Bean Burgers

    For days when I feel like eating something simple without any meat. Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes 425g tinned red kidney beans 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds…

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    Apple, Celery, and Walnut Salad

    I’ve made this a couple of times already despite not being a huge fan of apples. Great as a snack or a light lunch. Ingredients: 2 apples, diced 2 celery ribs, diced 1/2…

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    Chocolate Cake With Buttercream Icing

    This is the same recipe with which I made the previously posted ‘Coco-pops Bear Cake’. It’s a very versatile recipe of a chocolate sponge and icing that can be…

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    Coco Pops Bear Cake

    Something special that I made for my little one when he turned 5. After searching through hundreds of recipes online, I decided to settle for this one. It didn’t…

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    Simple Vegetable Salad With Garlic Yogurt Dressing

    A simple salad doesn’t get any better than this and to be honest, I am getting addicted to it. It’s ideal for a light lunch and can also be served at dinner with a…

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    Strawberry and Polenta Cupcakes

    Any kind of berries, especially strawberries, get finished in my home before I get a chance to incorporate them in any recipe. This time when I bought some, I let my boys know…

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    Almond Carrot Cake

    A different characteristic about this cake is that it doesn’t have any butter. Loaded with carrots and almonds and topped with cream cheese frosting, it has all the goodness…


    Lemon Yoghurt Cake

      A flavoursome lemony cake drizzled with lemon syrup, was the perfect after school snack for my boys. Ingredients: 300g self raising flour 220g caster sugar…


    Peanut Butter Cookies

    A delightful recipe for all peanut lovers! Ingredients: 125g butter, softened 70g crunchy peanut butter 165g firmly packed light brown sugar 1 egg 225g plain (all-purpose)…

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    Maple Almonds

    Another two ingredient recipe that I was delighted to come across. Just mix the two and pop them in the oven. It’s great to munch on…


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