Staying light and easy when you celebrate
Do you have many dinner parties? It was a question I was asked recently by the lovely Carolyn from Desire Empire. And I had to answer No, not much these days. And it got me to thinking, why not? Why don’t I have dinner parties anymore? I used to, there was rarely a weekend when I wasn’t cooking for friends and family. Spending hours planning, shopping and cooking was one ... | Read more
Easy, quick side salad that never disappoints
Do you plan your meals around the protein you’ve got planned for that night? You know, the steak, the chicken, the fish... and then wonder what you’ll have with it? I try not to, but find myself falling into this habit time and time again. “We’ll have chicken tonight. What will I serve with it?” is a common occurrence here.
I guess the key to this type of thinking is to ... | Read more
Healthy, light and comforting
I'm blogging today instead of tomorrow because I'm off the sunny Sunshine Coast to participate in Gourmet Garden's Blog Off/Cook Off. I'll be competing against 7 other Australian bloggers and 2 internationals - SO exciting! I'm making THE most gorgeous Steamed Lemongrass Pudding with Ginger Syrup. I'll let you know how it goes when I touch base with you on Saturday, but in the meantime I'm bringing you pure comfort food.
There’s ... | Read more
Feast your eyes.....
On Wednesday I talked about breakfast for Mothers Day; easy but gorgeous little morning surprises that you should have someone make for you even if you don’t celebrate Mothers’ Day. We all deserve a little pampering every now and then.
And then it struck me. What if you’re not a morning person? The very thought of being woken with food would be the epitome of uncool. Where’s the sleep in!??!?!???! Not wanting you ... | Read more