Happiness is Good for your Health

Thursday begins with giving and receiving. I give Kathy some of that delicious Rocky Road and I find myself on the receiving end of a punishing 60 minute workout. At the end of it, I am a human [Read More]

Mumu Passionfruit Cheesecake

Serves 4 This is the champion of cheesecakes! No gelatine and no baking necessary!  Make it in minutes! What’s more, it tastes as good as it looks! Ingredients 2 tablespoons cream cheese 2 [Read More]

Thermomix Zucchini and Basil Soup

Serves 4 I spotted this recipe in Gourmet Traveller  and couldn't wait to try it in out.  This recipe comes from the award winning  Lake House Restaurant and I've adapted it to make it Thermie [Read More]

Emma’s Rocky Road

Makes 24 big-bite-sized bars This recipe was from a feature about primary school children from an Olympic borough and their favourite recipes. If recipes, won medals, this would definitely get [Read More]

Baked Rhubarb/ Rhubarb Mess

Serves 4  The baked rhubarb is awesome on it’s own, but why not take a step into rhubarb heaven, and make a mess?! Ingredients 1 bunch rhubarb 2 tablespoons caster sugar Grated zest of [Read More]

Phase 3

I add another string to my running recovery bow today. I'm up with the birds and out pounding the pavement. I run around the block for 5km and although I make good time, I find the distance to be [Read More]

Mumu Date and Pistachio Clafoutis

Serves 4 I love Clafoutis  (pronounced claf-oo-tee) The almond meal adds a wonderful texture to this baked custard. This Mumu version has a real Middle Eastern twist, but, if you prefer,  just use [Read More]

Mumu Bread Pudding

Serves 4 A terrific twist on an old classic!  Ingredients 2 loaves stale bread (we used two big turkish breads) 400ml cream 2 eggs ¼ cup caster sugar 14 dark chocolate [Read More]

Mmmm, Mumu

Tonight Tracey and I enjoy a cooking class full of sweet treats at Mumu Grill.  This highly acclaimed restaurant has always been on my wish list of restaurants to visit, but despite it having a [Read More]

Chicken and Kumara Curry

Serves 4 Fast, fabulous and hot to trot! I love this midweek supper. Ingredients 1/3 cup (100g) Rogan Josh  curry paste 1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 300g kumara, peeled [Read More]