Monthly Archives: January 2012

Eton Mess

When I watch Wimbledon, my thoughts turn to strawberries and cream.  The same goes if I’m watching The Australian Open.  In fact, whenever I am watching tennis I get a hankering for strawberries and cream.  So after a month of … Continue reading

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Zucchini And Pesto Pizza

My kids love to have routine and order.  They seem to feel comfortable in knowing how our days, weeks and months are organised.  Friday nights are pizza night and have been for many years now.  The kids go through waves … Continue reading

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Haloumi & Beetroot Salad

School is back on Monday after a lovely, not so long Summer holiday.  Essie is starting school this year and she is beside herself with excitement. All books are contacted, lunch boxes labelled, uniforms ironed, new socks and shoes purchased … Continue reading

Posted in Lunch, Salad, Vegetarian | 3 Comments

Summer Sunrise Juice

The weather is all over the place at the moment.  There has been a difference of 10 degrees in just a matter of days so even though we were sweltering last week I am currently wearing a cardigan to keep … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Rocky Road

This recipe is a keeper.  It is a recipe from my friend Jo, originally from her friend Kirani, which I have ever so slightly tweaked.  It makes a huge slab to feed the masses.  Perfect for Christmas gifts, parties and … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Kids In The Kitchen, Treats | 7 Comments

Chicken Kapitan Curry

When I was a student I had a couple of jobs at local cafes.  One of the cafes had an apprentice chef work in the mornings to make salads and a few meals for take home ready meals.  I was … Continue reading

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Pavlova For A Crowd

Christmas has been and gone and we have returned from our holiday up in Far North Queensland at Joel’s parents’ farm.  Joel and I got to sleep in every single morning so it was truly a holiday.  The kids got … Continue reading

Posted in Cheap and Cheerful, Christmas, Dessert, Feeding A Crowd | 4 Comments