I like cooking things that I’ve never cooked before. So when I saw a spatchcock on sale at the local grocery store, I thought ‘Why not?’ I googled a few recipes but ultimately went with my gut. I marinated the beautiful bird for 24 hours but I’m sure it would be fine with an hour … More Lemon, Oregano, Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Spatchcock with Roast Vegetable Salad
I’ve started to enjoy making traditional meals with non-traditional ingredients. Using zucchini instead of spaghetti for example (that makes a mean bolognaise but that’s for another post). This time I used eggplant instead of a pizza base. The delicious eggplant made the perfect edition to the pizza toppings. It wasn’t exactly easy/clean to eat, but … More Eggplant Pizza
I love corn fritters. I’ve made them in various reincarnations for years but this set was just amazing! I think it was the toppings. Eating them outside on our lovely balcony with a book and a nice cup of tea didn’t hurt either!!! So here’s the recipe- amounts have been estimated because I just made … More Corn Fritters with Cumin Yoghurt
I really, really want to go to Spain. Mostly so I can eat tapas and drink sangria, maybe ride a horse, do some flamenco dancing, see the sights and experience a new culture. I also want to do some cooking classes. So I was planning to go next year, maybe Easter, maybe September… But I … More A week without shopping
I’ve had a nap, eaten some leftovers, made another cup of tea and now I’m ready to blog about this morning’s big morning tea! I had a lot of help from some great friends, and I’m really grateful for everyone who has donated generously. We still need more donations to reach the $500 goal to … More Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
Now I’ve been back for almost a week now and it’s time to finish off my foodie adventures! On our final night we went on a foodie tour, on motorbikes with these amazingly beautiful Vietnamese women in traditional dress. I would recommend this tour for anyone who goes to Vietnam, it was such great fun … More Vietnam-final part
After our beautiful foot and leg massages and a hot bath we wandered up the road to a tiny shack with a few tables and chairs and plenty of animals. The owners clearly didn’t speak any English and with no menus we were ushered over to the crates in the corner which housed an array … More Vietnam part three.