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 then its time for some cucumber relish! A...
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....
Decadent Chocolate Caramel Slice

Decadent Chocolate Caramel Slice

Is there a sweet slice, cookie or cake that you used to devour as a child? For me it was my mother’s chocolate caramel 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...
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,...