The Ultimate Home Cook Macaron Guide

The Ultimate Home Cook Macaron Guide

Cooks are creatures of phases.  My Macaron phase passed  when for my disappointment Mac Donalds (or Macca's as we say here in Australi...

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Nana Wanda Honey Cake

Nana Wanda Honey Cake

This Honey Spiced Cake is also called Pão de Mel (Honey Bread) in Brazil and despite of being an European recipe is very popular there and f...

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Anzac Biscuit

Anzac Biscuit

Anzac biscuits have a pretty interesting history: during the World War I the wives of the soldiers used to sent these little treats to their...

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Brioche Nanterre

Brioche Nanterre

Qu'ils mangent de la brioche! Let them eat Brioche or very freely adapted to English: Let them eat Cake.    In saying that Marie Antoine...

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Orzo and Lamb Yesmista

Orzo and Lamb Yesmista

Yemista  (read here "G"emista) is a Greek dish and consists basically on roasted stuffed vegetables.   Pretty Summery, It is usual...

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Cashew Nut Chicken

Cashew Nut Chicken

In 2010 we were travelling around Asia and I fell in love by Thai food.     Our first stop was Bangkok and there I was lucky enough to meet ...

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Pretty Damn Good Vegan Chocolate Cake

Pretty Damn Good Vegan Chocolate Cake

This is another one for the project: let's challenge the Untamed Cook to do different things. One of the my Nanas from the Sing-A-L...

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Great Grandma Luiza Banana Kuchen

Great Grandma Luiza Banana Kuchen

I was only about 6 when my great grandma Luiza passed away thus, I don't remember a lot of things about her.     Funny that one thing I ...

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Spiced Dutch Carrots

Spiced Dutch Carrots

I confess that I am not the best vegetable eater and since started   adhering to a Meatless Monday diet I am always challenging myself to ...

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Cherry Chocolate GF Cake

Cherry Chocolate GF Cake

Recently there has been an increase of awareness about Gluten Intolerance due to a significant increase of celiac disease cases.    One thin...

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Roasted Pears, Prosciutto and Gorgonzola Canapés

Roasted Pears, Prosciutto and Gorgonzola Canapés

Pears are definitely in season here at The Untamed Cook.    Here is what was done with the Pears leftovers from yesterday dessert! Super...

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Roasted Pears, Cream and Chocolate

Roasted Pears, Cream and Chocolate

I created this recipe last week for the Sing Along Lunch and It was a huge success.   It is actually a combination of different recipes ...

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Quinoa Sweet Potatoes and Apple Salad

Quinoa Sweet Potatoes and Apple Salad

This salad is absolutely delightful. Great side dish but filling enough to be eaten as a light healthy lunch. If you want it in a l...

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Brigadeiro - Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

Brigadeiro - Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

Brigadeiro is the most popular dessert in Brazil.  Rich gooey yummy chocolate truffles that are obligatory presence in any child's birt...

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Algarve Almond Tart

Algarve Almond Tart

Algarve Almond Tart This dessert in typical from Algarve, the most southern Portuguese region and, among other reasons, famous for it...

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Homemade Oreo

Homemade Oreo

There is almost a week I have been with this idea in my head.  It all started when I was making a chocolate Pâte sablée for a tart and I r...

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