Category Archives: Food

Dinspo – Lamb, Silverbeet and Chickpea Rice pilaf

Lamb pilaf thumbnail

I bought a new slow cooker cookbook during the week. Australian Women’s Weekly cookbooks are always winners, and this one is a dense tome, with two hundred slow cooker recipes. I was immediately drawn to the lamb section, because there is nothing better than beautifully soft, slow cooked lamb in the Winter months. I was… Continue reading ->

Food – Cake decorating with berries

Cake with berries

I was recently asked to decorate a cake. Not bake and decorate, just decorate. It was nice not having to worry about baking the cake and just focusing on the decorations. The request was for something simple, and now that the weather is warmer, I knew I wanted to do something with berries since they’re… Continue reading ->

Sunday Smoothie Series – Raspberry, orange and guava


Oops, haven’t done one of these for a little while! We’ve been busy getting stuff done out in the garden now that the weather has become less cold, which means that on Sundays we’ve been up and at ’em without much time to indulge in a smoothie. Last week I had a craving though, and… Continue reading ->

Sunday Smoothie Series – Orange, Papaya and Passionfruit


I’ve been AWOL from the blog a bit because we’re still busy settling into our new house, and as a result making smoothies hasn’t been high on my list of priorities. It should though, because all this Winter blah weather has me feeling like I need some refreshing fruit and veggies in my diet (HOW… Continue reading ->