Category Archives: Recipes

Cranberry Gin

Christmas is fast approaching and I’ve been slowly working towards filling a kitchen cupboard full of yummy treats to give as presents. So far we’ve got plenty of chutney, some jam and now I’ve got Cranberry Gin to add to … Continue reading

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Hearty Chilli Con Carne with Dumplings

For my birthday this year I got a fabulous cookbook called The Complete Book of One Pot Casseroles and Soups by The Australian Women’s Weekly. The first recipe I cooked from the book was a delicious Chilli made with proper … Continue reading

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Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheese

I’ve always loved cauliflower cheese and sometime ago I blogged about the recipe my Mum first made for my Dad on their honeymoon. Now my son 2 year old son likes this dish and I decided to update it to … Continue reading

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I Love Curry by Anjum Anand

Since receiving this book to review my thoughts have been on a rollercoaster, up and down, up and down. Firstly, I loved the photography and the whole vibe of the book; page after page of delicious recipes, I didn’t know which … Continue reading

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Homemade Ice Cream

Since I had my baby boy, I’ve become more interested in knowing the ingredients in everything I buy than ever before. George loves ice cream and I began to wonder what exactly was in ice cream. When I looked on … Continue reading

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“I made it from scratch!” by Katharyn Barrett (nee Wood)

I’m welcoming my friend Katharyn Barrett to my blog as my first guest blogger. Katharyn moved to California a few years ago and last year married an American. Here she shares some of her food experiences and a favourite recipe. … Continue reading

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Lemon & Five Spice Chicken

I love this recipe because it is an easy way to eat a lot of vegetables, which is especially good if you’ve got kids to feed. It’s quick to make and the cornflour coating of the chicken makes it super … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie

Thank you all for voting! It’s finally here, my chocolate cheesecake brownie, it turned out well and is oh so indulgent!!! The brownie went off to my husband’s workplace today, so I’m hoping they are all enjoying the brownie. Asking everyone … Continue reading

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A Gingerman

Whenever I go to the bakers my son loves to have a gingerbread man. Last week I decided to try making them at home. It was fantastic, George and I had great fun, and they tasted delicious, I could add … Continue reading

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Speedy Golden Cupcakes

When you have friends coming over at short notice, but you want to serve some homemade cakes try this recipe out. My delicious speedy cupcakes can be made in 30 minutes. The ‘golden’ in my ‘golden cupcakes’ comes from using … Continue reading

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