Peggy Sue’s 50’s Diner

Peggy Sue’s 50’s Diner

Sometimes you notice something so irresistible on a road trip you just have to pull the car off the road and take a look! We were driving down the highway on the long, lonely stretch of road between LA and Vegas when we noticed Peggy Sue's 50's Diner. There had been nothing to look at for an hour or Continue reading

Retro Cucumber Relish

Retro Cucumber Relish

The saying "When it rains it pours" certainly relates well to my garden.  So often it's slim pickings in my vegetable and herb garden, but when I do get a crop you can bet your life it's a bumper crop! A few weeks ago I started drowning in cucumbers.   After I proudly photographed the Continue reading

Chocolate Caramel Slice

Chocolate Caramel Slice

Is there a sweet slice, cookie or cake that you used to devour as a child?  For me it was my mothers caramel chocolate slice.  I loved it! I just couldn't get enough! Lucky for me it was the treat my mum most often made when we had to "bring a plate", so I had plenty of opportunities to indulge my Continue reading

Skinny Strawberry Trifle

Skinny Strawberry Trifle

Okay honey buns, I need to share with you a very old fashioned trifle recipe because I have found the cutest trifle dish. But first... over the Christmas period I was looking for a dish which would allow me to make a huge family trifle. I never really found what I was looking for, so that idea Continue reading

Chilli Jam

Chilli Jam

Some like it hot – and - some - sweat when the heat is on.... Oh how I am showing my age now! Robert Palmer straight out of the 80’s! So keeping with the retro theme, I have a retro recipe, and old fashioned Chilli Jam. With all this rain and humidity, lately my garden has been Continue reading

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