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A day with Donna Hay

A day with Donna Hay

December 17, 2010 9 Comments

This post contains recipes for Donna Hays ‘Pork and Fennel Meatballs’ and ‘Cheat’s Chocolate Fondant’ Well I don’t mean literally… I wish!!!! hehe. A couple of weeks ago I went to see Donna Hay at the book signing for ‘Fast, Fresh, Simple’. One thing is for sure, Donna Hay has a huge following by food […]

Sexy Swedish Buns

Sexy Swedish Buns

December 1, 2010 8 Comments

HA – Don’t you love the title of this post. I bet it got your attention! Yes this is exactly what the recipe is called. I didn’t make that up as an excuse to get your attention, although I am glad that some clever person out there thought of it. It has been a while since […]

365 Challenge with Murdoch Books – Stéphane Reynauds Lamb Knuckles

365 Challenge with Murdoch Books – Stéphane Reynauds Lamb Knuckles

November 22, 2010 5 Comments

I am so excited to announce that I am officially a part of the 365 Challenge along with the team at Murdoch books. What is this challenge and how did it all happen?… well sit back and let me tell you a little story and share with you the first of many amazing recipes by one of my favourite […]

Banana and Walnut cake

Banana and Walnut cake

August 13, 2010 No Comments

Isn’t banana and walnut cake the yummiest thing to have with a beautiful cafe late when you get a moment of down time. Ahh downtime… something I crave so much but let me tell you when those moments present themselves, even with such brevity I always take the opportunity to enjoy them with my favorite […]

Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Flash Mob

Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Flash Mob

August 6, 2010 No Comments

Why do I love Jamie Oliver? Oh where do I begin!!! Well it’s not just because he’s a great cook and not just because he is cute and lovable… and not just because he is trying to change the worlds health through his cooking BUT because he makes cooking a stir-fry look HOT! Haha – […]

Penne with eggplant mozzarella sauce

Penne with eggplant mozzarella sauce

August 3, 2010 No Comments

Most mornings I start the cooking day with either (a) total cooking inspiration or (b) total cooking lake of inspiration. The desire is there to create something scrumptious but nothing, so I head to my trusted and loved cook books… and lets just say I have a few… so that thought alone is a daunting […]

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Fudge

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Fudge

July 2, 2010 No Comments

They look great and taste amazing. It is hard to stop at one.. or two… teehee.  I love biting into them, the texture is just wonderful. I love to eat with texture.. it definitely makes it all the more interesting! This is a Nigella Lawson recipe I adapted but am keen to make my own […]

Apple Cake

Apple Cake

July 1, 2010 No Comments

Recently I purchased a book by the wonderful food author Anna Del Conte called ‘Ammaretto, Apple cake and Artichokes’ and as it turns out I was looking for an Apple cake recipe to consume my abundance of apples I have on hand at the moment. So given that the author put apple cake in her […]

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7-hour leg of lamb

This is the first time I have started writing a post before actually tasting the dish that’s in the...

Hot Cross Buns

I really enjoy all festive times of the year and Easter is no exception. There are many reasons I...

White chocolate mud cupcakes

After making the mammoth Rainbow layer cake for my daughters 2nd birthday I felt that the desert table needed some chocolate...

Rainbow layer cake

If you have been following my blog and me on twitter and facebook you will know that last  month...

Balsamic roasted sausages and vegetables

On my foodie travels I have discovered that some people have a prejudice against sausages. I am assuming it...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Monkfish with beurre blanc

Over the last 2 weeks I have cooked, baked till I can’t cook and back no more. My daughter,...

Boeuf en croûte – Baked beef fillet with mushroom in pastry crust

There is not one day that goes past that I don’t feel guilty that I have not updated you...

Sauce au vin rouge – Red wine sauce

This is a great way to use up left over red wine or stock. Is it possible to have...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Banana split up and down

I have wanted to renovate my kitchen for the longest time, but you know… everything gets priority over the...


This post contains recipes for ‘Lamb skewers with lemon couscous and herbed yoghurt’ and ‘Lamington Ice cream sandwich’ What...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Witlof with ham

When I was choosing recipes I wanted to cook as part of the Murdoch books 356 challenge I wanted to...

Christmas pudding trifle

Sorry for my month absence – Lets just say I was having a little blog holiday! But here I am back...

Victorian Restaurants Unite

The recent devastation in QLD has left communities without schools, businesses, basic necessities, livestock, homes, clothes and VICTORIA help is needed to get them...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Chicken with Truffles

O Truffle, Truffle, wherefore art thou Truffle? Deny thy father and refuse thy name Or if thou wilt not,...

A day with Donna Hay

This post contains recipes for Donna Hays ‘Pork and Fennel Meatballs’ and ‘Cheat’s Chocolate Fondant’ Well I don’t mean...

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