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Recipe Scene: Lemon Yoghurt Drizzle Cake

Recipe Scene: Lemon Yoghurt Drizzle Cake

I love the combination of citrus and yoghurt in a cake. When this cake has the lemon drizzle poured over ...
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Recipe Scene: Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

Recipe Scene: Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

This delicious recipe is slightly adapted from Nigella's Kitchen cookbook. By all means have a go at making hers, but ...
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Recipe Scene: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Recipe Scene: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I think most people love an upside down cake, despite the slightly daggy 70's association. Sweet fruit in a sticky ...
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Recipe Scene: Reeses Pretzel Biscuits

Recipe Scene: Reeses Pretzel Biscuits

I make these biscuits with Reese's peanut butter chocolate spread, but you could easily make them with Nutella or a ...
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Recipe Scene: Rich Almond Cake

Recipe Scene: Rich Almond Cake

This recipe is from Belinda Jeffery's Tried and True recipe book. It is one of my absolute favourite cakes to ...
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Spirit Scene: Don the Beachcomber's Mai Tai

Spirit Scene: Don the Beachcomber’s Mai Tai

In March 2012 I went on a pilgrimage to Southern California, this is where surf music was born in the ...
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Recipe Scene: Rosemary Shortbread

Recipe Scene: Rosemary Shortbread

I have absolutely no problem with the plethora of sweet, sugary food on offer for Christmas, but sometimes it is ...
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Recipe Scene: Spinach and Feta Filo Pie

Recipe Scene: Spinach and Feta Filo Pie

This easy and delicious vego dish is form the fantastic The Dinner Ladies cookbook. Well, it's a modification of their ...
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Literary Scene: Book Review: The Devil Won't Take Charity - Kim Volkman 2017

Literary Scene: Book Review: The Devil Won’t Take Charity – Kim Volkman 2017

HEAVY METAL: IT’S LOUD, IT’S UGLY, IT WON’T GO AWAY. I guess if I wanted critical acclaim I’d have picked ...
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Recipe Scene: Sticky Peanut Butter Pecan Buns

Recipe Scene: Sticky Peanut Butter Pecan Buns

I adore peanut butter - love it in savoury satay sauces, sweet things or just straight form the jar. This ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1991 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Whale Blue

Vintage Guitar Scene: 1991 Paul Reed Smith CE 24 Whale Blue

While 1991 is hardly vintage in guitar terms, I guess this PRS CE-Classic (serial number 173705) could be considered a ...
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Recipe Scene: Sweet Finger Buns

Recipe Scene: Sweet Finger Buns

These buns are made with a sweet, rich and buttery dough. They can be topped with icing and whatever topping ...
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Spirit Scene: Raised By Eagles make us a Whiskey Sour

Spirit Scene: Raised By Eagles make us a Whiskey Sour

Raised By Eagles' entrance onto Melbourne’s musical landscape in July 2013 immediately garnered the attention of Americana music aficionados across ...
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Recipe Scene: Monte Carlos

Recipe Scene: Monte Carlos

My kids just love Monte Carlos, so when I came across this recipe from an old Family Circle book (Step ...
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Recipe Scene: Malteser Slice Mk ll

Recipe Scene: Malteser Slice Mk ll

I've posted a recipe for Malteser slice before, but I was never entirely happy with the base, I found it ...
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Recipe Scene: Jelly Cakes

Recipe Scene: Jelly Cakes

These cakes are probably considered a little old-fashioned, but whenever I make them people get pretty excited. They can be ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: Maton Supreme Electric 777

Vintage Guitar Scene: Maton Supreme Electric 777

This double cutaway thinline guitar was built in the old Maton factory in Canterbury (Vic) in February 1965, the last ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: Return of the Jaguar

Vintage Guitar Scene: Return of the Jaguar

Around 2006 Martin got a phone call to demonstrate some guitar sounds for ABC’s The Collectors TV show. He had ...
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Recipe Scene: Pretzel Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe Scene: Pretzel Chocolate Cupcakes

I think most of us would agree that sweet things go pretty well with crunchy, salty pretzels. These cupcakes are ...
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Recipe Scene: Lemon Drizzle Cake

Recipe Scene: Lemon Drizzle Cake

This cake is really nice and, given it's an adaptation of a Women's Weekly recipe you know it will taste ...
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Spirit Scene: Mikelangelo makes us a "Mikelangelo" cocktail

Spirit Scene: Mikelangelo makes us a “Mikelangelo” cocktail

With 12 albums and 25 years of international touring under his belt, Mikelangelo has put together his first ‘Best Of’ ...
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Recipe Scene: Hazelnut, ricotta and chocolate cake

Recipe Scene: Hazelnut, ricotta and chocolate cake

This cake has a bit of prep work, but it is well worth the effort. The texture is absolutely divine, ...
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Recipe Scene: Honey and Mixed Seed Crackers

Recipe Scene: Honey and Mixed Seed Crackers

This is a slightly adapted Donna Hay recipe. These dry biscuits take a little while to make but they're worth ...
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Recipe Scene: Apricot and Almond Fudge

Recipe Scene: Apricot and Almond Fudge

This recipe is so easy - seriously, SO easy.  It takes less than 10 minutes ot make, and tastes delicious ...
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Recipe Scene: Mixed Berry and Vanilla Friands

Recipe Scene: Mixed Berry and Vanilla Friands

These aren’t friands in the true sense of the word, as they contain whole eggs.  Proper friands have 6 egg ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: Guitarists' Special: Steve Hackett

Vintage Guitar Scene: Guitarists’ Special: Steve Hackett

Leading up to the Melbourne Guitar Show, What's My Scene will be celebrating GUITARISTS. Stay tuned for our exclusive Q&As, Vintage Guitar ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: Guitarists' Special: Lloyd Spiegel

Vintage Guitar Scene: Guitarists’ Special: Lloyd Spiegel

Leading up to the Melbourne Guitar Show, What's My Scene will be celebrating GUITARISTS. Stay tuned for our exclusive Q&As, Vintage Guitar ...
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Recipe Scene: Double Orange Cake

Recipe Scene: Double Orange Cake

I think most people love the citrusy tang of an orange cake.  Like with all recipes like this you can ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1975 Fender Stratocaster Olympic White

Vintage Guitar Scene: 1975 Fender Stratocaster Olympic White

1975 Fender Stratocaster Olympic White (Serial number 659479) This 1975 Stratocaster has seen a lot of use over the years ...
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Recipe Scene: Chocolate Coconut Cherry Biscuits

Recipe Scene: Chocolate Coconut Cherry Biscuits

I sometimes call these cherry ripe biscuits given the cherry, chocolate and coconut combination, but that may breach some kind ...
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