Melanie's Food Adventures

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Hedgehogs and Tigers and Piggies….. Oh My!!!!

Can you possibly think of a cuter way to eat bread rolls? These adorable bread animals are simple to make and a perfect accompaniment to soup at lunchtime or for a little one’s sandwich. I have to say I had … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Moose Filled Maple Pecan Bars

Well, I guess that I’d better start out by stating, categorically, that no Moose were harmed during the making of these bars!! I will start off properly now by explaining that I was very kindly sent a tub of Moose … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Raspberry, Lime and Rose Layer Cake

Yep, that’s right…. read the title of that cake again…… sounds awesome, doesn’t it? I’m very excited to be able to introduce my first guest blog, please welcome Bad Girl Bakery to the Food Adventurer family! I first met Jeni and … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Christmas Chocolate Biccies

Eeeeeeep! It’s beginning to look a LOT like Christmas!!! I love Christmas so much and now Wee Food Adventurer is about to turn 3, the excitement in our house is starting to reach a whole new level!! Since starting this baking malarkey, my … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Festive Clementine and Pomegranate Cake

I’m sure there are plenty of you who, like me, aren’t lovers of Christmas cake, I’ve never been a fan of them, but I do love a decent sized pudding during the Festive Season. When I saw this on the Sainsbury’s … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Modern Day Apple Crumble

Don’t get me wrong….. I love Apple Crumble, but some puddings taste even better with a modern twist, and this is a perfect example. Salted Caramel seems to have cropped up in everything recently from ice cream and cheesecake to … Continue reading

02/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Halloween Biscuits

I don’t know about you, but Halloween seems to have crept up on me this year. I don’t know if it’s because it’s been unseasonably mild that it hasn’t felt like late October, but I knew I had to make … Continue reading

02/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Chocolate, Lime and Pistachio Cake

This is such a gorgeous cake that I’ve been thinking about it every day since I made it last week! The bursts of lime through the chocolate cake and then the crunch of a little bite of pistachio makes this … Continue reading

02/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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My Milkshake Meringues Bring Everyone To The Yard

Having already tried out Sugar and Crumbs Jaffa Twist Natural Flavoured Chocolate Icing Sugar, I turned by baking attention to their Chocolate Milkshake version. I have been really impressed with both icing sugars that I have tried, ultra fine and both smell so divine, they … Continue reading

02/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Mother-in-Law Meringue

I love my mother-in-law’s baking. She makes it look so effortless, never having to weigh out ingredients, as it has become second nature after all those years. I could happily stand and watch her bake all day, chatting over cups of … Continue reading

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