Alio Italian Feast Degustation

Do you remember how we put the fun in fundraising at Alio restaurant a while back? If  like me, your memory fails you, you can read all about it here. We're big fans of Alio, we've eaten a la [Read More]

No More Good Food!

It's official. I am devastated and in the grip of  cooking magazine  cold turkey. Australian BBC Good Food is no more and it's the end of an era for my bookshelf and my kitchen. The last issue landed [Read More]

A Happy Shopper

I never travel light and always have to do some suitcase wrestling before I take a trip. I wish I could be a holdall and a handbag kind of girl, but I'm not.  I'm a jumbo suitcase, 3 carrier bags and [Read More]

Donna Hay’s Raspberry and Oat Muffins

Makes 12 I tweaked these from Donna Hay's Fresh and Light Cookbook and also converted them to the Thermomix . There's all the yumminess I have come to expect from Donna's recipes,  but just as the [Read More]

Planet Zumbaron

We have some time on our hands before we drop Stace and Steve off at the airport, which means we have time to make Stacey's wish come true with a visit to Adriano Zumbo's Patisserie in Balmain. To [Read More]

More Mountain Magic

I can hardly believe it's a year since I was radioactive girl. How times change. This time last year I was incarcerated in a lead lined room and this year, I'm living it large, having fun, with  my [Read More]

Thermomix Whole Orange and Almond Cake

Serves 10-12 I love that this uses so many "raw" ingredients that are milled to perfection in the trusty thermie! The result is deliciously, dare I say it, moist and with a beautiful orange tang. [Read More]

Nigella’s Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Cuts into 8-12 slices It's no secret that I love chocolate. A lot. However, I have a bit of an appetite anomaly because although I love chocolate, I don't really love chocolate cakes or chocolate [Read More]

Sweet Aussie Beef Curry

Serves 6 This simple curry is super tasty and definitely more sweet than spicy. It's also full of hidden fruit and veggies, so perfect for kids and  vego-phobics alike! This is a  firm favourite in [Read More]

Thermomix Sara’s Green Juice

  Serves 4 This green juice will give you six serves of fruit and veggies - it's green but it's not mean! When I was having treatment and was on the low iodine diet, I was a lean, [Read More]