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Maria Sisci
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REMINDER HAPPY BELLY HAS MOVED
Hi just a friendly reminder that Happy Belly has moved on! Still me, still the same recipes and ramblings but with a new branding and look - check out Fork This !
REMINDER HAPPY BELLY HAS MOVED
REMINDER HAPPY BELLY HAS MOVED
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Fork This
HELLO! I should have said this sooner but Happy Belly has moved! Well, moved, rebranded, re-everythinged.  Head over to Fork This for more recipes!
Fork This
Fork This
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Miso-Glazed Tofu
In China, there are entire aisles in the chilled sections of supermarkets dedicated to tofu.  The variety must be fascinating to a foreigner where they are used to just tofus categorized into soft and firm.  Some specialist shops have overpriced fusion tofu...
Miso-Glazed Tofu
Miso-Glazed Tofu
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The hard-to-mess-up apple cake
I was heartbroken.  I shouldn't have made this cake.  My baby sourdough was quietly proofing in the bowl and I got a bit bored. My friend was visiting in a few hours so I thought I might as well bake something else whilst I wait for my bread and then just p...
The hard-to-mess-up apple cake
The hard-to-mess-up apple cake
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Homemade Ricotta
Ricotta is disappointingly underrated outside of Italy.  People think of it as a filler ingredient, an extra in a dish filled with big stars.  You mix it up with big flavors assuming it is only useful for its texture.  Poor ricotta, why don't more people sw...
Homemade Ricotta
Homemade Ricotta
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Chocolate, Hazelnut & Ginger Cookies
They're classic American cookies, the crispy kind, like those simple, welcoming chocolate chip cookies.  This is a version with my favorite flavors.  They remind me of my high school friend's mother.  American cookies in general.  She was Malaysian, and wha...
Chocolate, Hazelnut & Ginger Cookies
Chocolate, Hazelnut & Ginger Cookies
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Scallops with Herbed Peas & Citrus Crumbs
Oh as much as I love eating scallops I just hate preparing them.  They're stubborn little things when you try to pry them open -- fair enough, you're killing them, but it's a task I face with utter dread.  I always fear my knife snapping in half.  Or, since...
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The Benedict Bar
It's always a bit concerning when you make something and it doesn't quite look like the photo in the cookbook.  See, in the photo it looks to be a 1:1 ratio of that nutty topping and the shortbread.  Anyway, it may not be what the cookbook authors had inten...
The Benedict Bar
The Benedict Bar
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Raisin Buns (Rosinbolle)
I've purchased a stand mixer and it's been life-changing.  Was he - I've named him Heston - necessary?  Well, yes.  I feel like he's opened up a whole new world of Italian meringues and breads for me. And he's just so pretty. I've been trying to use him in ...
Raisin Buns (Rosinbolle)
Raisin Buns (Rosinbolle)
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Salt and Vinegar Potatoes
 I'd often associate foods with feelings.  My boyfriend's petname for me is "Potato" - supposedly, back in his country, calling someone a potato is a good thing, it means that they are... Versatile.  You know, a potato can be turned into a mash, rosti, latk...
Salt and Vinegar Potatoes
Salt and Vinegar Potatoes
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