I haven’t posted in a while. I started a new job. I ordered too much off AliExpress for my wedding. I am not winning at life right now.
But breakfast makes things better. So last weekend when Michael was still sleeping, I got up super early and made a caramelised banana Dutch baby. Why? Because I could and I wanted to. And also, I’ve always wanted to make a Dutch baby. Thanks to my parents gifting me a set of cast iron skillets, I can now make Dutch babies whenever I feel like it.
Lots of people don’t know what a Dutch baby is, let me inform you.
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My favourite thing to do is take a burger I’ve had out and about and recreate it in my kitchen. This time, it’s a pork and apple burger.
Pork and apple go so well together. They’re a classic pairing and in a burger they’re just amazing. The pork will need to be seasoned well and the apple will need to be sliced thin to give the burger crunch without allowed the apple to take over. Adding a bit of apple sauce to the burger patties makes this pork and apple burger even more flavourful.
If you’re so inclined, you can also make my optional apple and rum sauce to pour over the top. Make sure you make quite a bit as I found it was incredibly popular when serving these and I could have used more.
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My father loves spicy food. He’ll eat the hottest curries, devour the spiciest of sauces and then ask you where the chilies are. I do not walk in my father’s footsteps in this regard but I can definitely make something spicy enough for his taste buds.
This sweet and spicy pineapple and beef burger is great for the whole family because those who want a bit of heat can indulge and those that like to live the sweet life can simply pop a pineapple ring on top. Everyone’s a winner. Another good thing about this burger is how easy it is to prepare. There isn’t much faffing about and it comes together quickly. Perfect for a sunny BBQ or a late night dinner.
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A lot has been happening. Like a lot.
I got a new job and start in November which is something I am very much looking forward to. I’ve been at my current job for just over two years and it’s definitely time for something new. Sometimes a change is as good as a holiday after all.
I’ve been trying to get around to blogging but it seems our weekends fill up quickly with wedding functions (my bridal shower was this past weekend) and I blink and the day is gone. Luckily this weekend I spent an afternoon making burgers for my family. We popped toppings in the middle, built our own burgers and went to town scoffing them down. My dad very kindly brought us some fresh snapper but this fish burger can be made with any kind of fish.
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