A Secret Skinny Smoked Salmon Hummus Dip

A Secret Skinny Smoked Salmon Hummus Dip

I think it's a little bit cruel that the "snacking season" aka Christmas is also our bikini wearing season. I don't know about you, but my swimwear seems to have shrunk over the winter. I've realised I'm going to need to lighten up some of my snacks if I intend on splashing around in the water this Continue reading

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

Rustic Melted Brie Cobb with Fig Jam

Rustic Melted Brie Cobb with Fig Jam

Today's recipe is definitely not a delicate affair! My rustic melted Brie Cobb is a no holds barred, dig in type of dish.  The idea for this dish came from a few different sources. I have previously made a pastry encrusted Baked Camembert, a Cheese Fondue and a Deep Fried Camembert but my love of Continue reading

Mexican Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Mexican Tomatillo Salsa Verde

After our trips to Mexico I have fully embraced and immersed myself in Mexican cuisine. In preparation for visiting Mexico I had already bought a tortilla press and perfected the art of making corn tortilla. The delicious corny taste was an awakening of what flavours should be included in a true Continue reading

Holy Guacamole – Mexican Food Delish!

Holy Guacamole – Mexican Food Delish!

We have recently returned from Mexico and I am in love with the fresh simplicity of the food. Guacamole is now a food we devour almost daily. Please believe me when I say that EVERYTHING is better with the good old Guac! But, how do you make the perfect guacamole? What should be included in a Continue reading

Picnic Time – Baba Ganoush

Picnic Time – Baba Ganoush

It's picnic weather and school holidays! On the Coffs Coast we have so many wonderful places to enjoy nature and a gourmet picnic. Before we get started, this story has been kindly sponsored by Ford Australia and the 2015 Ford Cars. In view of this sponsorship I thought it would be fitting to pack a Continue reading

Mexican Chilli Chicken Dip

Mexican Chilli Chicken Dip

I have a confession to make. I get a little lazy in the winter. The cooler weather puts me into hibernation mode and I struggle to find my motivation.  I tend to take advantage of shortcuts in the kitchen, and if I could put off grocery shopping until summer, I probably would. One way I Continue reading

Daring Bakers Challenge – Parmesan & Thyme Grissini

Daring Bakers Challenge – Parmesan & Thyme Grissini

It has been a little while since I have participated in a Daring Bakers Challenge.  Each month when I see what great things have been prepared by fellow bloggers in response to the challenge, I kick myself for not being better organised, and participating in the event. This months challenge Continue reading

Halloween Pumpkin Hommus

Halloween Pumpkin Hommus

Happy Halloween!!! Are you as excited as me?? My Halloween costume is ready and I am putting the finishing touches on all the Halloween food. I  have to thank Lorraine from Not Quite Nigella for the idea of serving my dip in a coffin. I made this dip yesterday and I tried all sorts of Continue reading

Philly Cream for Desserts – Fruit Kebabs w Caramel Sauce

Philly Cream for Desserts – Fruit Kebabs w Caramel Sauce

Can you see this dripping delicious caramel sauce? It is made using the new Philadelphia “Cream for Desserts” which means it tastes just like double cream but with only half the calories! I am sure this means I can eat twice as much! A few days ago I attended a “Cream for Dessert” Masterclass Continue reading

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