Garlic basil salmon fillet.

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Salmon makes such a lovely meal. It tastes nice seasoned with simply salt and pepper, but the basil… It tasted so good. I baked this with some seasoned chips from a frozen pack and drizzled a little bit of honey mustard salad dressing on it

Only a teeny bit of basil paste was needed. You can see from the photos that the fish isn’t coated in green leaf bits from the basil to the point where the fish is hidden. The basil just needs to give a touch of extra flavour.

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Applesauce spiced cake.

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I used to love these packages of eight tiny cupcakey muffins when I was in primary school. I would always purchase the double chocolate chip and apple spice flavoured packs. They were so delicious. I’d snack on them after school and I ate them constantly when my dad used to travel to Geelong for work. I spent many afternoons anticipating the third Harry Potter film and re-reading PoA while eating those tiny muffins.

I had planned to bake some applesauce flavoured biscuits and was inspired to try a cake recipe, since the jar of unsweetened applesauce I bought was so large. I could tell from the recipe planning process that my cake would not taste sufficiently similar to the mini muffins of my youth and I was correct. That don’t even matter though, because this cake tasted so sweet and tangy. The tanginess came from the cinnamon infused cream cheese frosting. Mmm! Continue reading “Applesauce spiced cake.”