Back in the World of Work

I leap out of bed with a hop, skip and a jump this morning. I’m so excited to be going to work. Yay! Even getting on the train is a treat! Of course, seeing all my workmates is great. I’ve really [Read More]

Spaghetti Bolognese

(low iodine)  Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large brown onion (200g) chopped finely 1 clove garlic, crushed 500g minced beef 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes (no added [Read More]

Epic Brekkie

We meet our friends Adam and Leda for breakfast at our favourite café Xenos.  Adam and Leda only live a couple of neighbourhoods away but despite all of our best efforts, we haven’t seen them since my [Read More]

Chocolate Roughs

Makes 24 This was one of the first recipes I've ever posted and it's since had a bit of a facelift with some new pics and the addition of a Thermomix conversion. It's an oldie, but it's a goodie! [Read More]

Feeling the Fatigue

I feel like an enormous sense of relief.  The week of doctors appointments has been pretty exhausting but at the same time pretty liberating. It’s true what they say, “knowledge is power” and now that [Read More]

Sandra’s Champion Chicken Soup

  This is the ultimate feel good food. There’s a reason why they call this “Jewish Penicillin!” No one makes chicken soup like my Auntie Sandra! Sssh! This is her secret recipe. After [Read More]

The Endocrinologist – The Sequel

What with the cancellation of our European holiday and the wedding in Perth, I feel like we’ve missed out on a lot recently and, secretly, I’m still smarting about it. It’s been a long couple of [Read More]

Doreen’s Coconut Cake

This simple, scrumptious cake will keep  for several days - if it lasts that long! Check out the Thermomix conversion here. Ingredients 1 ½ cups (210g) self-raising flour 1/2 cup (115g) [Read More]

D Day with the Prof

I must say the advantages of having the same(or at least) similar surgery twice in six months are two fold. Firstly, you know what’s involved and what to expect so it’s easy to be mentally prepared. [Read More]

Donna Hay’s Too-Easy Blueberry Muffins

Makes 12 As their name suggests, these muffins are super easy and of course, super yum! You can whip them up in a matter of minutes and the ingredients list is full of pantry staples so you're [Read More]