ANZAC Biscuits

by Friday, April 24, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Tomorrow for us, today for New Zealand (and Australia) marks a very special day in history - the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC campaign in Gallipoli during World War I. ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps and over the years, ANZAC day has become a wider day ...

Easter at Our House

by Wednesday, April 15, 2015 0 Permalink 0

My Easter morning began with the alarm going off at 5am. I stumbled out into the kitchen half asleep and got the coffee brewing because I can’t do anything at that time of day without being highly caffeinated. I had determined that I would make a Pavlova for our Easter dinner ...

Easter Inspiration

by Saturday, April 4, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Easter is practically here and if you are anything like me you are beginning to wonder (or plan/stress) about what to do for your Easter Celebration - there are Easter baskets to stuff, eggs to dye and food to make! For me, Easter Sunday is a busy day (there are three ...

Beer Braised Brisket

by Monday, March 30, 2015 0 Permalink 0

So, this was the star of my Super Bowl party and when I say star I mean the absolute highlight of the menu. I needed something easy, versatile and big enough to feed a crowd. The key to this thing breaking apart when you slice it is low and slow. ...

Berry Thumbprint Cookies

by Monday, February 9, 2015 0 Permalink 0

I had some extra homemade jam and decided that I needed to put it to use hence the birth of these buttery bites of amazingness. I love these little sweet, jammy cookies and I can't believe it took me so long to finally try making them! The buttery base cookie dough ...

Three Cheese Breakfast Strata

by Wednesday, January 14, 2015 0 Permalink 1

Cheese, eggs and bread - is there anything better? Maybe. Probably not. Anyway, this was what I made for our Christmas morning brunch and boy, it was yummy. The main ingredients. One quick note with the eggs and hot onion mixture - it's very important that you temper your eggs before ...

Easy Butternut Soup

by Monday, December 1, 2014 0 Permalink 0

This is my go-to pumpkin soup for those cold Winter nights; there’s just nothing like a yummy hearty soup to warm you up! This recipe is incredibly easy and versatile. It can be on the table in less than an hour from start to finish and it doesn’t require you to ...