Beefy Burgers with a Bit of a Rub!

(iodine free)  Serves 2 Ingredients 300g good quality extra lean beef mince Spanish Rub(enough  to coat two pounds of meat) 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder (if you want iodine free – check the [Read More]

Summer Haze

I’m so relieved to have gotten through the night without experiencing a word tsunami. I don’t know whether it’s because I slept all night or because I’m pumped to the max with thyroxin, or a healthy [Read More]

Separate Lives

Waking up is like being in a fairytale, namely “Sleeping Beauty.” It feels like I’ve slept for a hundred years and that I could sleep for a hundred more. But as it is, I call it quits and get up at [Read More]

Mexican Corn and Bean Stew

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium green capsicum (bell pepper) (200g) sliced thinly 1 medium brown onion (150g) sliced thinly 1 cup (165g) fresh corn kernels 3 [Read More]

David’s Steak with Pea Puree

Serves 4 This is David's speciality a la maison and the closest he gets to eating mushy peas. The main difference is that this pea puree is totally delicious and mushy peas are not! Best of all, [Read More]

Homeward Bound

Today is an auspicious day, not least because it’s my mum-in-law’s birthday – Many Happy Returns Maureen – and of course, it’s a pretty cool calendar date, 11.11.11 but it’s also the day I get to go [Read More]

Radioactive Girl

Despite having no nana nap and  going to sleep late (so many movies and so little time!) I’m still hit by a word tsunami at the usual time. These word tsunamis are getting to be precision timed – [Read More]

A Room With A View

I wake up bright, early and bushy tailed. It’s another glorious day in sunny Sydney and a great day for a mini break – albeit a radioactive one. What with all the midnight word tsunamis and my [Read More]

Mini Ham and Corn Quiches

Makes 24 As I was updating this recipe and giving it a go in the Thermomix, I had a very happy (and very delicious) accident. I had run out of shortcrust pastry and only had puff, so puff pastry [Read More]

Spiced Banana Bread

If you look through the recipe roll here on the blog, you'll soon see that I go bananas for banana bread. There's the Raisin and Walnut  Mini  Banana Loaves, Nutella Banana Bread, Choc Nut Banana [Read More]