Archives for September 2012

Salted Caramel Carrot Cup Cakes

We are in the middle of a Salicylate challenge with our kids. In order to break them in gently, I decided to make carrot cup cakes. Carrots are a moderate Salicylate.  Thing is, just carrot cake seems ordinary and I wanted to try to make it extra special. I have seen so many gorgeous looking cakes […]

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Seared Scallop Salad with Maple Poppyseed Dressing

This dish is a real fusion of flavours and textures. Crunchy, soft, sweet, tangy… it has it all. It is a dish for the mature taste buds, I wouldn’t bother wasting it on my 3 and 5 year old daughters, though I am sure my son might like it. My husband and I created this […]

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Stuffed Calamari

My hubby and I adore eating seafood and love cooking up special dishes enjoy together. When we created this dish the first time we were light on with the vodka in the stuffing and served it with Pear Ketchup to tempt our kids. They loved the Calamari and ate that dipped into Ketchup, but the […]

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Cashew Cream Dip

We adore the Cashew Cream from the Chicken Koftas with Cashew Cream so taking that as a base, I decided to adapt it with a few extra ingredients to turn it into a dip. It is great in lunch boxes, perfect for parties and BBQ’s.  Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Small handful […]

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Chicken Filled Buns

My favourite bread recipe is the Thermomix Herb and Garlic Pull Apart Bread. The Pull Apart is amazing, incredibly yummy and so much better than a bought one any day! I have been making the dough from this recipe and using it for rolls with yummy fillings inside. This is a fantastic lunch box idea. […]

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BBQ Chicken Kebabs

I am so excited over two things, 1, we are loving this warmer weather and actually cranked up our BBQ and 2, I had another win with a meal that all three kids ate with gusto! Yah! As simple as it was, and like a typical bbq we all do… I made a few tweaks, it […]

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Coffee Mug Cake with Marshmallow Fondant

“A birthday is not a birthday unless you have a cake”, according to my kids. With my dads birthday looming they were asking what kind of a cake I was going to make. I won’t even go into what they suggested, lol! I did a search on line for mens cakes. Most of the results […]

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