Tips for Getting Flight Upgrades

Tips for Getting Flight Upgrades

Today I want to share my tips for getting flight upgrades with readers. Once upon a time I would "reasonably" frequently get bumped up to business class. I knew the joy of stretching out with a comfy pillow. There would be a feeling pampered anticipation as I reached for the hot towel prior to Continue reading

Malted Milo Cookies with Choc Chips

Malted Milo Cookies with Choc Chips

I've been feeling a little ho-hum about my cookie options lately, you could say I've been in a "cookie rut". So I decided to mix things up a little with these Malted Milo Cookies. I love crunchy cookies that have too much flavour! With those factors in mind I've created these double chocolate Continue reading

Kid Friendly Thermomix Mexican Chili Nachos

Kid Friendly Thermomix Mexican Chili Nachos

The other day I asked child number 4 what he wanted for dinner.  He answered with Mexican Chili Nachos. I don't often ask the children for dinner requests because I dread the answer. After having five children I hate spaghetti Bolognese with a passion. Plus, the next request after spag bol, is Continue reading

Kids LOVE Crazy Pastry Hotdogs

Kids LOVE Crazy Pastry Hotdogs

Do you get stuck for after school snack ideas for the kids? I do! I don't like to give them chips or cookies because they have no nutritional value. These pastry hotdogs may not be as healthy as an apple but the kids love them. Happily the hotdogs are really quick to make. Four sheets of Continue reading

Quickest Ever Homemade Indian Chapati Bread

Quickest Ever Homemade Indian Chapati Bread

Today I'm sharing a super quick recipe for homemade chapati bread. Chapati is an Indian flatbread which is commonly eaten with most meals in an Indian household. I think of the Indian chapati like the Mexican corn tortilla.  The bread is made in homes every day, to serve with each Continue reading

Bully BBQ – American Style Barbecue Class

Bully BBQ – American Style Barbecue Class

I can't get enough of American style barbecue. A few years ago I judged a Barbecue contest in Port Macquarie and since that event I have been absolutely infatuated with the flavours. My love of smoked, slow cooked barbecue meats is so intense that I even brought hubby a Pro Q for Father's Day Continue reading

Indian Lamb Keema Matar Recipe

Indian Lamb Keema Matar Recipe

Keema Matar means minced meat and peas.  It may sound pretty ordinary but this dish is so much more. It's absolutely delicious! The mince comes alive with the Indian spices. Best of all it takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. I have chosen to make a spiced lamb mince because the spices taste so Continue reading

What is Niter Kibbeh?

What is Niter Kibbeh?

What is niter kibbeh? I first discovered this amazing secret ingredient whilst dining in an African Restaurant in Coffs Harbour. The chef is a fabulous man, he introduced me niter kibbeh. Joel actually sent me home from that meal with a takeaway container of the beautiful gold liquid. Niter Continue reading

German Apple Streusel Slice

German Apple Streusel Slice

Today I want to share a recipe for a German Apple Streusel Slice. I think everyone has probably tried this dessert before. It's one of those homely, old fashioned sweets that tends to brings back warm memories. The slice consists of three layers. The bottom layer is a shortbread style base.  The Continue reading

Milko Chews Vanilla Fudge

Milko Chews Vanilla Fudge

Do you remember a sweet from Allens called Milko Chews, or Milko sticks? They were always kept on the corner store counter near the redskins. I've just made a Vanilla fudge that tastes almost exactly like a milko! This fudge has the same milky, sweet vanilla flavour, and is deliciously Continue reading

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