Basic Butter Biscuits

I think it’s always good to have a fail safe basic butter biscuits recipe that you can call on at a moment’s notice. It’s one of those things everyone should have up their sleeve. I like this one because depending on the type of biscuit you’re planning on making, you don’t have to refrigerate the dough first. […]

Dandelion Pops

We love dandelions, and this time of year, they are plentiful. We pick them to make Dandelion Pesto and Dandelion Fritters, and I’m currently brewing my first batch of dandelion wine too. But our favourite thing to do with dandelions is to tempura them, or as my children call it ‘Dandelion Popcorn’ – little balls of […]

Fun-tastic Thermomix Halloween Ideas

It’s coming up for spooky time again, and all our groups and activities seem to like Halloween parties, so I’ve been on the lookout for quick, easy, and frightfully fun Halloween ideas. I want these to be as quick and uncomplicated as possible, so I’m on the lookout for Thermomix recipes. For a lot of […]

Free! Thermomix Christmas Recipes e-book

I’m really excited to be able to share with you a little project I’ve been working on with some of my blogging friends: a free e-book with 16 of our favourite Christmas themed recipes.  And yes, I said a free e-book. This e-book contains sixteen recipes from Forking Foodie‘s Andrea, Jane from Why Is There Air, Kirrin from […]

Egg & Smoked Salmon Salad Recipe

During my pregnancies I became very aware of what I called my Food DNA. It may have been mid-winter with snow falling around our home in the UK, but I was craving mangoes, litchis, kiwi fruit:  seasonally appropriate for my Southern Hemisphere DNA. I find myself here again – not pregnant, thankfully – but wrapped […]

Thermomix Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto Recipe

This year I grew butternut squash in my garden for the first time. Between the slugs, the lack of sunlight and the fact that we’re moving soon, they’ve remained small, but perfectly butternut shaped. I’m quite pleased, actually! Butternut Squash is perfect for this time of year – it’s light but filling, and can used […]

Cacao Nibs As A Crio Bru Substitute

I cant speak to its effectiveness in every recipe that calls for the much sought after Crio Bru, but I can say that when brewed as a coffee-style drink, cacao nibs are a perfectly suitable substitute for the hard-to-find and expensive Crio Bru variety. Last weekend I was very lucky and thrilled to attend a […]