thecookingchook

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Happy 1st birthday Cooking Chook!

With my dreams of doing med next year all but gone for the time being, and feeling a little sorry for myself, I totally forgot that The Cooking Chook turned one last week! I can’t believe that I’ve been blogging for over a year now! When I started this blog, it was all about a promise I made to myself to try new things and this blog was my way of documenting that – kinda like a personal diary. Did I manage to keep that promise to myself? Read more…

When in doubt, bake!

This week has been a bit of a roller coaster week for me. The start of it was going really well. I was having a wonderful time working in a research lab in the Haematology and Genetic Pathology department of a local hospital for my professional placement topic at Uni. It’s my first taste of doing proper scientific research and I’ve been enjoying it immensely. I was enjoying my time so much that I was starting to wonder whether medicine was the right career path for me. Read more…

The Cooking Chook does Christmas – White Chocoberry Tartlets

Christmas is apparently less than four weeks away, and I thought maybe I would get into the spirit of things and post some Christmassy recipes leading up to the big day. Even though I am a baker at heart and I love to make desserts, I’ve decided to mix things up a little and attempt both desserts and mains. I am in no way a traditionalist, so there won’t be any turkey or ham recipes but I hope to find and share recipes that still encompass the Christmas spirit in one way or another but also has a dash of Australian flavour to it. The one thing that is a certainty about living in Australia is that there will be no white Christmas. Read more…

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