Category Archives: Feeding A Crowd

Tilly’s Chilli

When it comes to planning for a week of dinners I sometimes find it a good move to ask the kids for suggestions.  That way there is a small guarantee that the meals will be eaten.  I usually pull out … Continue reading

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Spicy BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Our BBQ has been getting a good workout now the weather is warming up.  This is a very easy spice mix that I use for chicken drumsticks and the kids all love it.  The ‘spicy’ bit isn’t so much heat … Continue reading

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Pistachio Meringues With Rosewater Cream

The weekends here lately have been so gorgeous.  Clear, sunny skies, trees are blossoming  and everyone seems to be out and about enjoying the warm change.  Our kids spent the majority of the weekend in the pool and by the … Continue reading

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Breakfast Baked Eggs

For the last year, or thereabouts, this simple little dish has been a family weekend breakfast favourite.  It can be made for just one or for a crowd, if you have enough ramekins, with minimal effort. Just scatter some thinly … 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

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Pastitsio

If you love lasagna then you will love the Greek version, Pastitsio.  In a lot of ways I think Pastitsio is better than lasagna, the first one being kids go absolutely mad for it!  Absolutely mad. Every time I serve … Continue reading

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Strawberry And Vanilla Meringue Ice Cream Cake

My gorgeous Matilda had her 7th birthday yesterday.  The week leading up to her birthday had the dining table covered in cookbook after cookbook which she studied carefully before deciding on her birthday cake.  Big decisions needed to be made.  … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes, Dessert, Feeding A Crowd, Ice Cream, Kids In The Kitchen | 7 Comments

Potato And Onion Tart

When someone gives me a recipe that they love I really treasure it.  To know what people love to eat, share and cook in their kitchen is of endless fascination to me.  This recipe is from my friend Jenny whom … Continue reading

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Iced Blueberries With Hot White Chocolate Sauce

I came across this clever little recipe in Nadine Abensur’s cookbook ‘Enjoy’ where she claims she was inspired by the iced berries with hot chocolate sauce from The Ivy restaurant in London.  It is so simple but so lovely. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Spiced Lamb With Yoghurt And Paprika Sauce

I have made a few recipes that use lamb with middle eastern spices, currants and pine nuts.  My absolute favourite was a Karen Martini recipe for Spicy Lamb and Pine Nut Fingers with Pomegranate Sauce.  Quite fiddly to make but … Continue reading

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