Melanie's Food Adventures

02/12/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Cranberry and White Chocolate Cookies

Oh, hello December….. I’ve been expecting you!! I flipping love Christmas and the whole build up throughout the month. It’s also Wee Food Adventurer’s birthday just before Christmas (cue Angry Birds and Hot Wheels aplenty) so there’s lots to look … Continue reading

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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Lunch at The Dormouse & Teacup

It’s not everyday that you find out that you’ve won a competition for free cake, but that’s just what happened to me last week! I’d entered The Dormouse & Teacup ‘s competition where they had asked what your favourite cake was, 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

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 Cake….. That is all

Chocolate cake, it’s one of those cakes that if I could get away with it, I’d dunk my head into one and only come back out once I’d eaten so much I’d think I was about to burst. Homemade chocolate … Continue reading

01/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Edinburgh Gin & Tonic Cake….. My new favourite Cake!

It seems that recently, each time I make a new cake, it instantly becomes my favourite. Perhaps it’s because it’s the first time I’ve made it that makes it feel a bit more special. I’ve made some really great friends … Continue reading

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