Khanom Niew (ขนมเหนียว)

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I got a parcel from Thailand a few weeks ago. The parcel was from my friends who lived in Australia and was for my birthday, and contained a couple of Thai dessert cooking books. I was so happy as this is the sort of gift that I really like.

I spent a few days looking through the books and decided to cook the first dessert from one of the books. It is called “Khanom Niew”, which is glutenous rice dumplings with shredded coconut and puffed rice in syrup. I chose this sweet because it is easy to cook and it has been a long time since I tried it.
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Easy and tasty Peaches and Cream Cake

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I got this recipe from a cook book. The first reason I’m trying this is because I want to get rid of a can of peaches which has sat in my pantry for a while. If I don’t use the peaches soon they will be thrown in the bin, an experience that may be familiar to you. This recipe looks so easy and simple, and I don’t need to buy anything more. I might say I’m not a big fan of sweets but I love to eat this cake so I warn you, maybe one piece may not be enough.

Ingredients (makes 1 cake)

• 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
• 3/4 cup caster sugar
• 3/4 cup cream
• 2 eggs
• 1 tsp vanilla essence
• 425g can peach slices, drained and chopped
• 100g packet flaked almonds
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