Vegemite Scrolls Recipe

5 Steps To Making Awesomely Aussie Cheese and Vegemite Scrolls

Vegemite. That strange black spread that is uniquely Australian.

It’s actually very rich in vitamin B, which is essential for growth and development in children.

These days, it seems that all babies progress from soft, mushy baby food and eventually end up eating Vegemite sandwiches. I like to bake with it, and make Cheese and Vegemite scrolls. I’ve made them previously for my mother’s group and all the kids enjoy them. My eldest son also enjoys helping make this recipe.

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3 Easy Steps For Making A Plum Sauce Recipe

Plums are in season, so let’s make the most of them. Chinese duck in plum sauce anyone?

My sister lives in Canberra with her husband, three children and a cat. She is also the lucky owner of two plum trees. I was fortunate enough to take delivery of a bag of organic plums from her trees. So, after eating quite a few, I decided not to let them go to waste, but to make my own plum sauce.

Plum sauce has a variety of savoury uses – with roast meats, Chinese style as a dipping sauce, with roast duck, or as a marinade. This sauce is best left for a couple of weeks before using. It will gradually become a bit darker over time and will keep for up to 2 years.

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The Perfect Home-Made Pizza

The perfect homemade pizza base recipe. Get the kids involved, get messy and have fun kneading.

My husband’s standby takeaway meal is pizza. He loves it, and is a member of several local pizza joints. Me? I like pizza too, but we have differing tastes. He and my son love classic Hawaiian (ham and pineapple) pizzas. I like vegetarian toppings, and more gourmet pizza flavours. But there’s one thing we agree on – the PIZZA BASE.

Pizza bases can’t be too thick, or paper thin. Pizza bases need to have a bit of body to hold the sauce and the delicious ingredients. “But I can buy a pre-made pizza base from the local supermarket” I hear you say. This is true, but this pizza base recipe doesn’t taste like cardboard, is much cheaper and you can get the kids involved!

So let’s get started 🙂

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Damper Bread Recipe

Surprisingly Easy Damper Bread Recipe

Freshly baked damper bread – straight from YOUR oven! You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it really is.

Damper is an Australian bread that is typically baked in a campfire. It is quick and easy to prepare, and is delicious served with a casserole, soup or on its own with butter and golden syrup.

I decided to whip up a damper with Mr 2.5 today. He had lots of fun rubbing the butter into the flour. My basil is really looking great in my vege garden, so I decided to use it and make a basil and cheese damper to serve with our dinner.

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