Cherry Friand Slice

Cuts into 16 squares I'm a bit obsessed with all things egg white. Egg white omelette is my go-to breakfast order. I never say no to pav or meringue but this moreish slice is my new favourite way [Read More]

Chocolate Coconut Slice

Cuts into 16 squares This egg-free slice with it's  buttery, coconut base topped with a chocolate coconut ice topping is totally old skool and totally delicious. I adapted this recipe  from the [Read More]

Mani-cure

Enough Is enough. Those torpedo tablets are a health hazard. It’s only a matter of time before either David chops his finger off while attempting to cut them in half or I’m going to choke myself half [Read More]

Breakfast with the Boys

It’s always good to get up with a purpose. I’m looking forward to a double dose of visitors this morning.  Jim and Anton are coming for breakfast. David and I can never agree on whose friends they [Read More]

The Verdict

I get another one of those early morning calls from the Prof. They always unnerve me. I never know quite what to expect so early in the morning. The pathology results are in. And, apparently, they’re [Read More]

The Torpedo Tablets and The Wish List

It’s my first day home alone. Kari comes to visit in the morning with the kids – it’s good that she’s coming  because it gives me a purpose to get up and out of the house bright and early. We go to [Read More]

Homeward Bound

The prof comes back – with one last look at my neck and with some after care instructions but I know what to do. I’m a Thyroid surgery veteran! He seems happy with how things are going. I’m waiting [Read More]

Holding Court

The prof is an early riser and he comes to give my neck the once over, say g’day and then he’s off on his merry way. He’s pretty happy with how things are looking and says my elephant-man style [Read More]

Jane’s Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Serves 4 I still remember Jane bringing me a big pot of this soup, just after I got home from my surgery and  incidentally, this is one of the first recipes I ever posted. These powerhouse [Read More]

Farewell Thyroid

It’s an early start. We have our “consultation” with the Prof at 7am in his surgery.  To be honest, I always approach him with both awe and trepidation, awe, because he’s so well respected in his [Read More]