Category Archives: Family Dinner

Cambodian Beef Lok Lak

Another Asian beef dish!  But one that is a firm family favourite in our house, even for Matilda who doesn’t like red meat (she will still have a fried egg, rice, salad and pour over the lime and black pepper … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Beef

With a new school year commencing on Monday I’m inspired to share this brilliant recipe. I’ve been trying to get my head out of holiday mode and into making family friendly weekday meals and lunch box fillers. This recipe is … Continue reading

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Tilly’s Chilli Thermomix

I purchased a Thermomix  (TM) last year and have been putting it to good use many times a day.  Recently I have been adapting some of my favourite recipes to make in the TM as it makes mid-week meals easier. … Continue reading

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Beef Tataki

How lovely is that backyard!  We visited friends out at Samford last month on the very first chilly day of the season.  I’ve since got my slow cooker out of storage and put it to good use.  Last night was … Continue reading

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Lentil and Spinach Soup

With a big sigh of relief Term 1 is over and I’m sure I’m not the only parent out there who found it incredibly busy and exhausting.  I’ve just had a few hours of sitting up at hospital this afternoon … Continue reading

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Aussie Meat Pies

Summer holidays are almost here and that has kept us very busy with end of school year concerts, field trips and last minute assignments.  How can life get so busy here after only having moved to Boulder 3 months ago? … Continue reading

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Summer holidays start in just under 5 weeks!  I can’t believe how fast time is flying.  When we moved to Boulder I just had a couple of weeks to get settled before the uni semester started and I feel like … Continue reading

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Leek and Bacon Tart

Look at these gorgeous little beauties that have just popped out of the ground in our front yard!  This very same yard was covered in about 4 inches of snow last week and now there are a few little signs … Continue reading

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Cannellini Bean And Quinoa Burgers

October has proved a very busy month with school, soccer commitments and endless holiday celebrations.  We got along to Googleween but only stayed for a short time as Elliott had not been well.  Just enough time to get a bag … Continue reading

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Campfire Beans

The combination of kids getting a little older and this move to California has got our family enjoying the great outdoors a lot more.  To go for a good bush walk (or a hike as it is known around here) … Continue reading

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