Cooking a Roast Pork in the Pressure Cooker

Cooking a Roast Pork in the Pressure Cooker

I normally cook my Sunday roast on the BBQ but this weekend we were out of gas and it was way to cold to be going outside so I decided to give it a go in the pressure cooker.  Cooking the pork in the pressure cooker was a two step process as I wanted to […]

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Chocolate Banana Muffins with White Chocolate Chips

Chocolate Banana Muffins with White Chocolate Chips

Using overripe bananas has become a Sunday tradition.  On a Friday I will stop at my local fruit and vege shop and grab the overripe banana trays that are only $1 ready to bake with them on Sunday.  I vary between loafs and muffins and this week I found a packet of white chocolate buttons […]

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Meal Plan Monday #10

Monday Meal Plan #10

Here’s what we are eating for dinners this week. Get a month of dinners here in a pdf with one click to each recipe. MONDAY – Avgolemono – I grew up with my mum making this regularly during Winter, it has a lovely lemon tang. TUESDAY – Keeping Mr 8 happy with his favourite meal […]

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Cheats Pea and Ham Soup

Cheats Pea and Ham Soup

This cheats pea and ham soup has been given it’s name because I am swapping split peas for frozen peas and ham hock for D’Orsogna’s new Flame Roasted Sweet Dijon Mustard Leg Ham (you will find it at the Deli counter of your local Woolworth’s) to speed up this tasty and hearty soup. Also by […]

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Raspberry Pikelets

Raspberry Pikelets

Deliciously light and fluffy with the lovely tangy you get from fresh raspberries as you bite through to the centre. You can enjoy them as they are or spread a little butter on top. Great eaten warm or cold and the perfect addition to the lunchbox. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Cups Self Raising Flour 1/2 Tsp […]

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Meal Plan Monday #9

Meal Plan Monday #9

Meal Plan Monday is back after a little break.  It took a lot of work to get the monthly meal plan made and sometimes you can’t do everything. You can purchase the monthly meal plan here.  It comes as a downloadable pdf file with all the meals clickable straight to the recipe.  There is also […]

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10 Minute Creamy Cheese Ravioli with Ham and Sun Dried Tomatoes

10 Minute Creamy Cheese Ravioli with Ham and Sun Dried Tomatoes

The cooler weather is a calling for comfort food and this meal is definitely that.  Cheesy, creamy and most importantly so full of flavour from the ingredients used.  D’Orsogna’s new Flamed Roasted Sweet Dijon Mustard Leg Ham (found at the deli counter of your local Woolworths) is bursting with smokey flavour and aroma that it […]

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Coconut and Lemon Bliss Balls

Coconut and Lemon Bliss Balls

You know it’s citrus season when your kitchen becomes overrun by lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits that have been given to you by friends and customers of my husband.  They are full of flavour and lovingly home grown.  To use them up I have been making something with them each week.  Last week I made […]

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Lemon Pie Bites

Lemon Pie Bites

My fruit bowl is overflowing with lemons as my husbands lovely clients have been passing on their lovely homegrown ones.  Last week I made my One Bowl Lemon Loaf, this week I experiment with this Lemon Pie Bite recipe and it’s a winner.  Tangy, creamy and just the right amount of sweetness – just like […]

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