Ok. Are you getting tired of apples yet? No? Good! Me neither! Thank goodness for cookbooks, eh? This was one that intrigued me by the title, Bake Me a Cake as Fast as You Can: Over 100 super easy, fast and delicious recipes. Hells yes! Bring it! I'm very keen to try out some of the… Continue reading Apple, Cheddar & Oat Petite Breads
Those of you that know me, know that I completely love and adore River Cottage. It's hard not to love it! It's been a big inspiration on how I strive to live my life. A few months back, this book, of course, struck an interest. There are a lot of simple basic dishes that I had… Continue reading Apple & Cheese Toasties!
It always makes me slightly angry when I find simple recipes like this that I could have been making for ages! Way too easy, way too yummy, way too quickly eaten. The recipe I actually used was from the Treats from Little and Friday. (which of course I'm dying to go visit the cafe in… Continue reading Cheese Straws – who knew?
Someone in our family, who shall remain anonymous, isn't too keen on quinoa. And ok, I can see why... it does have a different flavour and the texture needs a little getting used to, but the rest of us don't have a problem with it. So, when I made my last batch of chicken enchiladas,… Continue reading Chicken Quinoa Enchiladas
I love a good, hearty lasagne. And to get that heartiness in a vegetarian dish - always add mushrooms! I found this recipe and thought it was a good basic idea. A great starting point for an easy lasagne. Also, as I try to budget more and more (it's amazing how much those boys can eat!!)… Continue reading Meatfree Monday – Mushroom & Silverbeet Lasagne
Far out! Seriously easy!I love pikelets! You can add pretty much anything to them. Corn, bacon, apples, bananas, savoury, sweet, topped with honey, jam, or just plain!Here's all you need...Ingredients : 1 cup wholemeal or plain self-raising flour1 egg, lightly beaten3/4 cup milkbutter to fry and spreadMethod :In a bowl, whisk together flour, egg and… Continue reading Pikelets and Tea Parties..
Sheesh! Balls! Right. Mind back in the right.... Leftovers.We've been lucky the boys are ok with leftovers, but I feel bad making them eat things for lunch they may have had for dinner the night before. Not to mention, I get bored of eating the same things as well.One of the MANY dishes that Jacob… Continue reading Leftover Makeover – Risotto Balls
I have been wanting to make another pumpkin and sage pasta for Meatless Mondays again, but haven't had the chance. I completely intend to make pasta again someday soon. But it will take a lot of planning I suspect. In the meantime, I had this brainstorm...Get that sage fix, with pre-made gnocchi! Woowoo! This goes back… Continue reading Pumpkin & Sage Gnocchi – Meatless Monday!