Fantastic and Brilliant Ginger Cordial

This is the best recipe I have made yet! GINGER CORDIAL!!! I tried several recipes last summer and really, none of them came up to anywhere as good as this… Happy Sculling GINGER CORDIAL   1 Large Ginger (diced) Juice of 1 Lemon Rind of 1 Lemon (pith removed) 2 Cups Sugar 3 Cups Water … Continue reading Fantastic and Brilliant Ginger Cordial

DIY Cold Remedies

It’s that time of the year when everyone is coping with the dreaded lurgies that float around our world. We all know that there isn’t a cure for the common cold except for time, bed rest and chicken soup… (oh and whatever medicines you take)… which kinda sucks… So with the help of my sister … Continue reading DIY Cold Remedies

Adaptable Pizza Base

So here we go – there are a few SMALL things we have been working on this year – LIKE A WHOLE NEW WEBSITE AND ONLINE SHOP!!! It has been crazy, but in order to get things just right and make sure that I am setting up the business to grow slowly and steadily in … Continue reading Adaptable Pizza Base

Gingerbread Biscuits – Holiday Fun!

You know how you set your kids up at the table and they do play-dough for an hour and that gives you the freedom to clean the kitchen/pay the bills/sit down and play with your kids stress free? You know how it’s good to have some biscuits in a tin in case you get those spur of … Continue reading Gingerbread Biscuits – Holiday Fun!

Lamb & Barley Broth

Another winter warmer today from my Mum’s recipe book… and it is a family favourite! Lamb & Barley Broth Now, Mum’s soup recipes can be slightly confusing because she wrote her soup recipes in “lots”. Let me try to explain it for you: Basically, before cooking you shove your vegetables into a food processor and … Continue reading Lamb & Barley Broth

Golden Syrup Dumpling Deliciousness!!!

My mum always said she wasn’t a great cook, but I used to love her food. Sure she never did all that whizz-bang Masterchef variety of dishes, I mean we never even had Spaghetti Bolognese, but she could do those traditional meals really well, and comfort food, well that was her gift. One of the … Continue reading Golden Syrup Dumpling Deliciousness!!!

As Sweet As…

We’ve been a bit busy in this house the last few days and I just didn’t find the time to do the sewing tutorial that I promised I would do for today’s post. It was going to take longer than I anticipated so I am hoping to get it done on the weekend and it … Continue reading As Sweet As…

Savoury Muffins

Amongst the other recipes that were asked for last week on facebook, we had a request for ideas for warm winter snack or light meal foods, in particular muffins or slices. I gotta say, I am a massive fan of this sort of food. I would rather sit down to some warm light meals than a … Continue reading Savoury Muffins

2 of My Favourite Things…

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on… Oh wait! Nope… They are not my favourite things… As far as food goes, laksa and crumpets are two of my favourite things. Not at the same time mind you, but independently, I LOVE these foods. How excited I was when one person (Tegan, that’s you!!!) commented on facebook asking for … Continue reading 2 of My Favourite Things…

Soup of the Red and Lentil Variety

First of all, let me just ask you all, is it possible to buy chocolate biscuits on shopping day, open the packet on the first day, and for them to last the whole week? I think not! On the more healthy, disciplined side, today we are having Red Lentil Soup for lunch! YUM!   INGREDIENTS: … Continue reading Soup of the Red and Lentil Variety

How good does this look…?

Okay, I have succumbed to the pinterest fascination! It is flippin’ awesome… the only problem is that I don’t have time to make all the brilliant craft/home-deco activities I have found! But in lieu of a blog post (because of school holidays) I thought I would show you this Creamy Salsa Soup! I am a … Continue reading How good does this look…?

Healthy Chocolate Muffin? YUMMO!

School lunches are getting harder and harder I think. Most school’s are nut free, and there are only so many ham or vegemite sandwiches a child can eat in a week. I try to give Lil variation in her school lunches because, well, I don’t like eating the same lunch every day, so why would … Continue reading Healthy Chocolate Muffin? YUMMO!