December | 2012 | December 2012 – Page 2 – The Moonblush Baker

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  • Cookies
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  • December 14, 2012

Who remembers the great banana famine of 2011?For those who are unaware, Cyclone Yasi hit Queensland wiping out a majority of banana production for the country. This shock in the banana production sent prices of bananas into the $15 per kilo mark, almost on par with fresh berries and exotic fruit. Who could ever image…

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  • Bread
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  • December 11, 2012

This time I wanted to try something a bit more traditional for the holidays and stuff. Around this time the Jewish community celebrate Hanukkah, so as a toast to their rich heritage, I tried to make bagels.Bagels are not as popular in Australia as in the States, but sometimes as lunch treat I get a…

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  • Breakfast, Savoury, Snacks
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  • December 10, 2012

This explains life so perfectly sometimes.Those situations where you swear you never repeat due the assumption you are smart enough that it never happen againBUT…. somehow, no matter how much we know, it happens once again.Then we seek solace in chocolate, chips, or in my acse nut butters. My father’s vacuuming robot has not had…

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  • Baked Dessert, Cake
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  • December 8, 2012

Sometimes I love to re watch old favourite cartoons, dust off the old Nintendo, and pretend I am in primary school again. Who did the early morning ritual before school? You would rush down the stairs to watch “Cheeze Tv”, procrastinating going to school because your favourite cartoons were on. For some reason the cartoon…

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  • Bread
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  • December 7, 2012

It is no hidden fact, for those who know me well that I love bread. Sourdough, Challah, English Muffins… I turn my nose up at nothing. Recently my experiences with yeast have surpassed the instant commercial packages (lovely, none the less), but ventured into the world of sourdough. I have found it so fascinating that…