Roast Leg of Pork with Apple Sauce

I don't usually cook joints of meat, mainly because they're exxy and I always stress out that I'm going to stuff it up. However, I make an exception at Christmas because that's the one day of the year [Read More]

The Day Before Christmas!

"If you're going through hell, keep on going." - Rodney Atkins It's Christmas Eve and the last day of my advent calendar. I wrap up the countdown to Christmas with a lovely lollipop. Thanks, David! [Read More]

Cookies and Cream Cheesecake

Serves 10-12 I still remember making this for dessert for one of our first Christmases in Australia. We were still fresh off the boat (and when I say boat, I mean plane) and we hadn't quite got the [Read More]

The Christmas Calorie Crunch

"There is more inside you than you dare think." - David Brower It's Friday, it's festive and I'm feeling fabulous. There's no better way to wrap up the working week than with Kathy's Kick Ass Basic [Read More]

Fat Free Vegetable Soup

I have to say there are not many recipes that survived the journey from London to Sydney, but this is definitely one of them. It's survived the tests of both distance and time, because it's cheap, [Read More]

The Chilli Jam Plan

"When the defining moment comes, either you define the movement or the moment defines you." - "Tin Cup" Yay! It's Thursday! Personal Training Day! I'm out of bed with a hop, skip and a jump and am [Read More]

Chilli Jam Chicken and Cashews

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews 600g  chicken breast fillets, sliced thinly 2 tablespoons chilli jam 600g  Bok Choy or Choy Sum, chopped coarsely How to Dry-fry the [Read More]

Medicine Magic

"You must take your chance." - William Shakespeare I feel like a medical experiment, I seem to be taking that many medicines at the moment. However, I take comfort in the fact that at least some of [Read More]

Balsamic Chicken Traybake

This Balsamic Chicken Traybake is simple enough for a midweek meal but delicious enough to serve when entertaining. I first tried a version of this recipe at my friend Nicky's house. She's one of [Read More]