It’s funny how you grow to miss things you never really thought about while they were a part of your life. I don’t mean people in this instance – but random objects, rooms, food groups/food items, etc. For example: When my mom, my sister and I moved country, we didn’t exactly have a lot to… Continue reading Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
You might not know this about me, but I’m a bit of a closet tree-hugger hippie type. I love the idea of being able to grow my own veggies/food, stuff which I know doesn’t have pesticides or other stuff on it. However… I’m not very good at gardening. My thumbs are not green. There are… Continue reading Gardening on a Budget
My sister and a friend of ours are both bloggers, so we hatched a cunning plan a little while ago. We all enjoy cooking, as well as challenges, and love the idea of participating in blogging/cooking challenges. Shocking, I know. So an opportunity came up for our first ever challenge – finger foods using oranges.… Continue reading Oranges – A Sunny Fruit For a Sunny Day
A few months ago, I was watching a cooking show on tv (I know – shocking, right?) and saw a rather famous tv chef (whose name starts with Jamie and ends with Oliver) cook up some sardines. He made it sound so super easy, and it looked amazing – so I filed it into my… Continue reading How NOT to Clean Seafood
Baked Goods Will Get You Everywhere.
My last post was on lemon curd – a comparison between the stovetop version and the microwave version. As you may recall, I prefer the stove top version to the microwave version. However, after making both versions I still had two pots of delicious, tangy, creamy lemon curd, just crying out to be eaten in… Continue reading Baked Goods Will Get You Everywhere
I was thinking yesterday, that if you ask people around you what their favourite colour is, you’re likely to get lots of blues and greens, a few purples and pinks, maybe an orange or red here and there – but you’re highly unlikely to hear people say brown. Yet, if you ask people what their… Continue reading I Love the Smell of Chocolate in the Morning…