Campfire Corn Salsa – Ready for BBQ Season!

Campfire Corn Salsa – Ready for BBQ Season!

Hello lovely readers, today I have a special treat for you. Given that we are coming into summer, Teri from "Buy That, Cook This," has offered to share her Campfire Corn Salsa recipe!  Please make Terri feel welcome. Don't forget to take a look at her website for more Southern Style Cooking. See Continue reading

2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

Curryfest is the hottest day on the calendar for the tiny seaside town of Woolgoolga. Once a year the village comes alive with sounds of Punjabi music and the smell of delicious rich curries. Yes, today was the 2016 Curryfest and it was bigger and better than EVER! Woolgoolga is privileged to Continue reading

Fennel Seed & Pork Burgers w Apple Slaw

Fennel Seed & Pork Burgers w Apple Slaw

I've been really busy lately so our meals have needed to be quick to prepare! Burgers are one of my "go to" recipes when I'm short on time. These Pork Burgers also taste pretty special too, so they've been on regular rotation! Thankfully the meat patty has almost as many hidden vegetables as pork Continue reading

Simple Mini Oreo Cheesecake Dessert

Simple Mini Oreo Cheesecake Dessert

Today I'm sharing a simple dessert that looks and tastes pretty fantastic. These Mini Oreo Cheesecake are amazing served in an elegant glass at a dinner party. Happily, they're just as at home in these plastic wine tasting glasses. Given the weather is warming up, I feel we may be at the Continue reading

A Mexican Food Fiesta!

A Mexican Food Fiesta!

I can't believe it's been just over a year since I returned from Mexico! Time really does fly. Lately I've been really missing the all the delicious Mexican food. I've shared quite a lot of stories about our travels in Mexico but today I wanted to do a Mexican food round up. We could call it a Continue reading

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.  His answer was Mexican Chili Nachos. I don't often ask the children for dinner requests because I dread the answer. After having five children I now 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

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