I’ve become addicted to overnight oats. Having creamy deliciousness waiting for me in the fridge when I wake up is enough to motivate me to step out of my cozy bed and start the day. The original mix I was given was easy- 1/3 cup oats, 1/3 cup greek yoghurt, 1/3 cup milk. It is … More Overnight Oats
Tonight was the engagement party of a special couple. I’ve known both of them for years and tonight they asked us to join them in celebrating their engagement. What better way to do that than food! I decided to bring bread, thinking that salads are always well represented. I bought back an empty breadboard so … More Corn, Cheese and Basil Loaf
Most days I forget to defrost anything in the morning and at night I’m left with the choice between trying to carefully microwave something or forgoing meat. Luckily, this morning I remembered that I have a few pork chops in the freezer and that it was high time to use one. Having recently read a … More BBQ Pork Chop on a Pear and Walnut Salad with a Balsamic Honey Dressing
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 love a good hot cross bun. I would even go so far as to say I look forward to hot cross buns more than chocolate at Easter. They’ve been sitting in the shops taunting me for over a month and there was a memorable incident where I stalked the sticky date hot cross buns … More Julie Goodwin’s Hot Cross Buns
I like trying new food. At the markets today there was Kale- so I bought it, with no idea what to do with it! Luckily as the newest green ‘super food’, the internet is full of ideas! http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/kale-roasted-peppers-olives-10000000524082/index.html Kale Olive and Marinated Pepper Salad Ingredients: Two stalks of kale Clove of garlic 5 olives 5 … More Kale, Olive and Marinated Pepper salad.