The Last Day of Summer

I don't know how it works - but I have more time to get ready this morning  and still leave later than usual! Anyway, things tick over nicely at work and it turns out to be a really rather productive [Read More]

A Night at the Opera (House)

In my efforts to get a healthy supply of quality zzzs, I give the gym a miss this morning because it will be a late night tonight, so I have a bit of a lie in. It's my virgin voyage to the Opera House [Read More]

Tropical Prawn Cocktail

Serves 2 Mango is the secret hero of this Tropical Prawn Cocktail - it's a fruity fresh twist on an old classic! I love prawns. I liked those itty bitty shrimps we used to get in the UK but I [Read More]

Chilli and Basil Prawn Stir Fry

  Serves 4 (easily halved) This recipe has had a bit of a revamp and it's even fresher and more fabulous than ever. The list of ingredients is short but perfectly formed, resulting in a stir fry [Read More]

Body and Soul

I've got a day off and I'm going to take some extra special care of my body, and my soul!  First things first.  I off with a leisurely lie in - until half past seven! Then I'm up, up and away for a [Read More]

Choc-Chip Jaffa Muffins

Makes 12 Chocolate and orange are one of my favourite flavour combos and these muffins are orangey-boom! Everyone is going to be a-loving these muffins! Ingredients 2 ½  cups (375g) [Read More]

Caramelised Apple Buttermilk Slice

I've got this weird thing about using up every last drop of every ingredient because I hate throwing food away as much as I hate tofu (which is a lot.) The first time I made this slice to use up some [Read More]

Kiwifruit and Rockmelon Pops

(iodine free) makes 8 I love these. Simple, healthy and really refreshing! So cool!    Ingredients 1 small rockmelon, peeled, seeded, chopped 8 kiwifruit, peeled and [Read More]

Buttermilk Bonanza

I'm too tired to exercise this morning so embark on a bit of a bake-a-thon to keep myself meaningfully occupied. First up, I try out some Cheesy Quinoa Bites. I've been wanting to give them a go since [Read More]

Cheesy Quinoa Bites

Makes 24 Incidentally, this is one of the oldest recipes on the blog and see that plate, that's made by one of my oldest friends in Australia. Nicki's not the oldest in age, in fact, she's the same [Read More]