Easy Christmas Cupcakes

Makes 12 cupcakes So last Christmas, I saw Tonia's picture on Instagram and I knew I had to make these. As it was I made them for my students and my colleagues and they went down a right festive [Read More]

Yuletide Cherry Slice

Now I know we're only a few days in to November but is it's not too early to start thinking about Christmas, is it? I know I'm a bit biased because for me, it's never too early to start thinking about [Read More]

Easy Orange Tea Bread

You know what they say, you can take the girl out of England, but you can't take England out of the girl, and this recipe contains two of my English favourites - strong tea and marmalade. I always [Read More]

Banana Slice with Muesli Topping

When we came back from holidays, we and our neighbour were like ships in the night. As we landed in Sydney, she jetted off for Adelaide... But not before she'd left a stash of fruit and veggies in our [Read More]

Thermomix Creamy Salami Pasta

Serves 4 Shall I tell you a secret? When I first got the Thermomix, I was a bit afraid to use it and would only use it if David was in the house. We were laughing about it the other day, and at how [Read More]

Date Shortbread Fingers

When I was back in the mother country, I was hoping that my love of minimalism might be infectious and that mum would be inspired to let some things go. With some nagging, ooops, I mean encouragement, [Read More]

Hazelnut Slice

While I’m living it large in California, some of my favourite bloggers have generously offered to share their favourite recipes on the blog. Praise be to these lovely ladies for helping me out and [Read More]

Mini Boozy Chocolate Cheesecakes

While I’m living it large in California, some of my favourite bloggers have generously offered to share their favourite recipes on the blog. Praise be to these lovely ladies for helping me out and [Read More]

Zucchini, Lime and Pepita Loaf

A few weeks ago I was sick, like really sick, but not sick enough that I couldn't bake. I was sick enough to go to the doctor though but of course, I couldn't go empty handed. I get quite anxious if I [Read More]

Beef and Red Wine Pies

Makes 4 - 6 (depending on size of  dish) We're long time pie lovers, just pop the word "pie" in the search box if you don't believe me. However, since we've been weight watching, pies are an [Read More]