Kneidlach

serves 6 -8 These delicious dumplings are the perfect partner for chicken soup! Don’t eat your soup without them! Alternatively, you can buy a simple packet mix from the Jewish section of any big [Read More]

The Iodine Free Diet

Today’s the day! The iodine free diet starts here. I can’t  eat seafood, seaweed, dairy or commercial bread products, salt or use sunscreen! I can eat meat, fruit and vegetables (with the exception of [Read More]

Grandma’s Jam Drops

Ingredients 60g butter, softened 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup (80g) caster sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla essence 1 ½ cups (210g) self-raising flour Pinch of salt ¼ cup (80g) raspberry [Read More]

The Last Supper

I’m feeling pretty energised after my nana nap so decided to do a bit of baking. Lately I’ve made a lot of cakes and slices so I’m going to buck the trend and bake some biscuits instead. I’m going to [Read More]

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

I've loved bolognese since I was a kid. My mum used to make the best bolognese (and still does) and this is about as close as I can get to mum's special! This version is so flavoursome and one of my [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]