March | 2013 | March 2013 – The Moonblush Baker

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  • Bread
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  • March 30, 2013

A few days ago I was drawn into a topic which struck a cord for me. I did not read it in the newspaper, but listened to it on a FM talk back radio show. How many people still listen to radio now? Not just as background noise to drown out uncomfortable silence at home….

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  • Breakfast, Snacks
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  • March 28, 2013

I know this may come off as invasive but are you are a nibbler or three square meals type of person? For as long as I could remember I have always been a nibbler or constant small meal eater. Of course there is a lot of controversy surrounding whether it is better to eat all…

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  • Cookies, Macarons
  • 7 responses
  • March 25, 2013

The typical icebreaker question, “what would you take on a desert island and why?” I cannot remember how many times I have been asked this in order to fill an uncomfortable silence. While to some people this may be a trivial question, I actually think it is quite useful. Often it is changed by adding…

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  • Bread
  • 5 responses
  • March 22, 2013

It is that time again! EASTER!! Few days ago, the Royal Easter show opened its doors to a new generation, to experience the wonder and delight of visiting the show. I remember the times when I went to the Easter show, only during my childhood though. The wonder of the food (often sugar coated and…

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  • Muffin / Quick bread
  • 13 responses
  • March 20, 2013

Relaxing. After months of preparation for my sister’s wedding; my family is finally able to rewind. My parents have both been run of their feet these last few months. First organising family wedding traditions such as cutting of a WHOLE roast pig (yes head, legs and all), catering and cleaning for visiting guest( Wedding backdrops…

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  • Baked Dessert, Cake
  • 11 responses
  • March 17, 2013

I am not a morning person, any chance I get I avoid getting up for as long as possible. Bright lights, noise and the rising sun all seem to annoy me. Now you know why I am the moon blush baker, I cook most often in the night and afternoon. I really do not know…

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  • Bread
  • 2 responses
  • March 13, 2013

Busy, busy, busy! 3 days until my sister’s wedding and I am doing the dessert table. So this means many cupcakes and many macarons. When someone ask me to make things I normally pretend to mind, but in reality I love any chance to get into the kitchen, even if it is not my favourite…

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  • No bake Dessert
  • 6 responses
  • March 11, 2013

I am drowning in mangoes period. I think I have 6 boxes of cut up pureed mango in my freezer now and a couple in fridge. I have spoken about my love affair with fruit and often we buy more than we can eat. Right now, My father’s mango tree is producing more mangoes than…

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  • Bread
  • 12 responses
  • March 9, 2013

Woo! I have surivied my first week of returning to University life. For some reason the first week is always the longest; lectures seem to drag out longer and times seams to stop at exact moment you walk in to a tutorial. Sigh… first world Student problems I guess. This week while on one of…

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  • Cake, Uncategorized
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  • March 6, 2013

Often when people first meet me, they can never guess that I am baker; let alone a self-run party/event cake marker. Sure close family and friends know about my grand hobby but in the streets, parties and University; my oven mitts are hidden out of plain sight. I am not sure why they assume that…