Lucky Lottery!

Last night Sydney was in the grip of lotto fever, with a 50 million dollar jackpot up for grabs. People were queuing out the doors of their local newsagents in the hope of scoring the first jackpot [Read More]

Thermomix “The Lime Green”

Serves 4 Karen from chair and chair shared this delicious recipe which I tweaked to make it thermie friendly! This juice may be green, but it's not mean. The trifecta of apple, mint and lime make [Read More]

Blessings Bonanza

Yesterday was a bit of a crapper if  the truth be told. I had one of those white noise headaches (not cripplingly bad, but bad enough) and as much energy as a dead battery. It reminded me of those not [Read More]

Sticky Beef with Broccolini

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed one thumb sized  piece fresh ginger, grated 350g minced beef 1/4 cup (60ml) chinese cooking wine 2 [Read More]

Presents in the post

There's been a plethora of pleasing post this week which has been a refreshing change from the usual pile of bills and boring bits. First off there was the letter from the Prof, wrapping things up, [Read More]

Pumpkin Hummus

Serves  4 My name is Sam and I am addicted to hummus. I could easily be the founder of HLA (HummusLovers Anonymous.) I've always liked the stuff, but it was only when I lived on a kibbutz in Israel [Read More]

IKEA Heaven

Today we make the trek across town to IKEA. We haven't been for a while, and my wish list has gotten a lot longer since our last visit! I can take or leave the furniture; I don't have my own home, [Read More]

Pizza Perfect

What better way to celebrate Friday than with pizza! And not just any old pizza either, homemade pizza fresh from the thermie. I looked carefully and learned a lot when Yvonne came over for the Varoma [Read More]

A Classic at Courgette

We were seriously salivating by the time we rocked up at Courgette.  It's earned the reputation of being one of Canberra's most gorgeous restaurants and has been awarded a hat by the Sydney Morning [Read More]