Salmon & Potato Salad Lettuce Cups

Salmon & Potato Salad Lettuce Cups

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas, with luscious food, expensive champagne, and a house  full of friends and family! With Christmas over for another year, and the barbeque season in full swing, I thought I would share a healthy, but still deliciously...
Smoked Salmon Wontons

Smoked Salmon Wontons

I am so excited, Christmas is fast approaching. T’is the season for getting together with friends and family, sharing a festive drink or two and indulging in some delicious food. When my mind wanders to what special food I’d like to serve, my first thought is always...
Lemon Calippo Cocktail

Lemon Calippo Cocktail

Yeh!! It is nearly the weekend and Alfresco Friday is back with an alcoholic splash and a view of the ocean. We have moved house over the winter and now the nice weather means we can now enjoy the benefits of a beach shack on the headland. …but back to the...
Alfresco Friday – Peach Sangria

Alfresco Friday – Peach Sangria

Welcome to another glorious Friday! I hope the sun is shining and you have the most wonderful plans for your weekend. Alfresco Friday is my celebration of the weekend. Usually our family will take advantage of the beautiful mild weather this time of year and have a...
Alfresco Friday – Pina Colada

Alfresco Friday – Pina Colada

Whoo hoo I am off on holidays for eight days and to celebrate I have a cocktail and a song to go along with it! “If you like Pina Coladas And getting caught in the rain If you’re not into yoga If you have half a brain” I am sure almost everyone has...
Alfresco Friday – Sangria

Alfresco Friday – Sangria

Todays Alfresco Friday is a bit of a preview for some upcoming stories.  I won’t give you any more hints… except to say that I have been sampling some different flavours recently and that will be reflected in some of the dishes coming up on the site. Friday, however...
Alfresco Friday – Corn Fritters

Alfresco Friday – Corn Fritters

This was one of my favourite quick healthy dishes to make a while back, but some how it slipped from my mind until recently.  It is one of those easy portable foods that can be cooked in seconds and taken on a picnic with a salad. The reason it has become forefront in...
Alfresco Friday – Mango Crush

Alfresco Friday – Mango Crush

It’s alfresco Friday and New Years Eve! So what else could I make but a yummy cocktail to help my readers get the celebrations started?  My favourite cocktails are those which include a good amount of fruit and ice. There is nothing like a chilled fruit drink to cool...
Alfresco Friday -Watermelon Punch

Alfresco Friday -Watermelon Punch

It is Alfresco Friday again and it is my birthday!  I have already celebrated this birthday once, thanks to my gorgeous husband who organized a big surprise party for me last month. But it looks like I am a little spoilt, and we are celebrating again with a weekend...
Alfresco Friday – Hummus

Alfresco Friday – Hummus

Summer is the season for picnics and BBQ’s, dropping around at friend’s houses and having guests at your own. The weather is beautiful, the days are longer, and when the sun does go down its still gorgeous sitting outside with a glass of wine and enjoying the mild...