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What is it about weddings that makes us want to call up our closest friends and break out the craft box or get in the kitchen to have some fun with our favourite recipes? DIY touches at weddings make the occasion extra memorable and it gives us an excuse to get together with our friends

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The festive season always calls for yummy treats! Whether you need inexpensive presents for your co-workers or to take a hostess gift along to one of your many Christmas get-togethers, finding a homemade gift that is simple to create is a godsend at this time of year. Here are five wickedly delicious chocolate treats that you’ll love

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Christmas baking, in my opinion, is the best kind of baking. I love turning on the Christmas carols, making a pot of tea and putting aside some time to enjoy the process. Gingerbread is a great option for two reasons: it is a simple recipe that is easy to multiply and the cookies keep well

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I, for one, always look forward to the delicious delights that are served at bridal showers and hen’s day parties. There’s nothing more inviting than walking into a do when there’s a grazing table set up with bites such as dips, sausage rolls, mini pizzas, and of course, something sweet like this healthy cake from

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If my husband went to the effort to whip up Lola Berry’s Salmon Poke Bowl for a date night at home, I know I’d be super impressed! Good food brings people together, not to mention, I just love all the colour in this dish and it is brimming with nutrients. Lola says, “Poke is all

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We’re a little bit in love with Lola Berry here at Polka Dot Bride! Just like us, she is all about feeling good and putting out happy vibes into the world. Her latest book, Beauty Food, that just dropped last week contains recipes that make you feel good from the inside out. Lola calls this

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There’s a good chance you’ve heard of Australia’s favourite nutritionist and TV personality, Lola Berry! We are so excited right now at the Polka Dot HQ because Lola’s eighth book launches today, Beauty Food by Lola Berry, and she has shared one of her sexiest recipes with us to celebrate the launch. Tune into Polka

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 Peanut Brittle is one of those treats that manages to capture the perfect mix of sweet and salty. The sort of treat that will have you finishing a bag without realising it.  And the best thing is that it is incredibly economical to produce en masse, and easy to create in large batches.  Which, when

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Image by HostCo Our friends at HostCo have put a catering friendly, bite-sized spin on the classic French dish, Dauphinoise Potatoes. This warming and comforting treat is usually baked in a square or rectangular dish, then once the potatoes are cooked through and the cheese is all melted and browned on top, it is then spooned

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Isn’t this a glorious time of year? The the sun is out, weather is warming and flowers are blooming. This lavender shortbread recipe is a celebration of Spring. It is a simple recipe with only five ingredients and only a handful of steps.  It creates sweet circle biscuits that are buttery and crumbly and paired

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Image by HostCo If you’re a lover of entertaining at home, getting your friends together and whipping up some treats to share over a bottle of wine (or two, we won’t tell), then we’re helping you create the perfect High Tea Treats with these delicious recipes you can easily make at home. Test your culinary skills

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Have I got a treat for you today? This recipe is a favourite of mine to make firstly because it looks so delightfully feminine and secondly because it is so delicious I can never stop at one piece.  This Lime and Rosewater Turkish Delight Recipe takes only a few ingredients and follows a relatively simple

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When it comes to what to eat for breakfast on your wedding day, it might not be a choice you have considered yet. Completely understandable as there are far more pressing decisions to be made (Hello, dress! Flowers!) However, a well planned wedding-day breakfast can be essential to the overall flow of the day. Nobody wants a hangry

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Yummy enough for dinner with friends or a weekday dinner treat this Nasi Goreng recipe from Peter Rowland Catering is sure to please everyone who tries it.Ingredients– 250g chopped cooked chicken – 250g diced ham or roast pork – 250g chopped cooked prawns – 400g long grain rice – 40ml kecap manis – 15ml dark

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 At this time of the year our thoughts turn to all things sweet and delicious and this Winter Trifle lemon Cheesecake Mousse, Rhubarb Jelly, Pecan Crumble and Roasted Strawberries certainly is mouthwatering and a beautiful addition to your dinner table. Wow your party guests or just make it as a special dessert for a decadent

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