Old Fashioned Matzah Pudding

  Old Fashioned Matzah Pudding  Serves 6 This is  very similar to bread pudding, but in my opinion, it's  better! It’s one of my favourite childhood deserts and it’s delicious hot or cold. It [Read More]

Chicken Soup for the Soul

I weigh myself this morning and I’ve put on 4 kilos – so far! Aaaargh! It’s a struggle to get into my work pants! I thought the Thyroxin was going to make my metabolism work faster than the speed of [Read More]

The 3 P’s (Patience, Payout and Prawns)

Happy day!  Our travel insurance claim has been settled in full. This is a massive relief and the best we could have hoped for. Cancelling our holiday was a bitter pill to swallow, but knowing that [Read More]

Baked Prawns with Feta

Serves 4 Sometimes the simplest food is the most delicious and this is one of those times!  This four ingredient dish is always a winner dinner in our house. It's quick, it's easy and it's totally [Read More]

The Meaning Trifecta

Last night was like the night before Christmas, I was just so excited I couldn’t sleep. I know one shouldn’t wish one’s life away but that’s no mean feat when there’s just so much to look forward to. [Read More]

Mango and Coconut Gelato

makes 2 litres This is one of our favourite Summer deserts – easy to make, delicious to eat and really refreshing!   Ingredients 1 medium mango (430g), peeled and chopped 375ml [Read More]

Simple Beef Pie

Serves 2 Donna says that “these pies are for the short-cut cook who expect big results.” These pies are big and beefy and a firm favourite in our house! Ingredients 3 x sheets store-bought [Read More]

Sun-day Fun-day

This morning I’m all set to create some mango magic. Despite my best intentions to get creative with all those mangoes in the kitchen, they’ve been just too delicious to resist and I’ve single [Read More]

A Nice Day For a White Wedding

It’s a glorious day and as I open the blinds and look outside -  I notice that a bird has pooped on my freshly washed table! It’s a conspiracy – first the spiders, now the birds. I’m thinking that my [Read More]