Archives for 2015

Mussels and Calamari with Black Bean Spaghetti

  A couple of months ago I posted this pic below on my instagram of some Organic Black Bean Spaghetti that I found in a local health food store. It was been sitting in the pantry staring at me every time I open up the door screaming out to be used. I wanted to make […]

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Lego Friends Ice-Cream Themed Birthday Cake & Cup Cakes

Lego Friends Ice-Cream Themed Cake A Lego Friends cake was the brief from my daughter for her 8th birthday. Dreading the thought of attempting fondant figures, I took the cheats option and purchased a Lego set to go on the top of the cake. Olivia’s Ice Cream Bike set was perfect. I knew what I […]

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Basketball Birthday Cake

Another birthday celebrated in our house, my keen basket-baller son turned 12! His birthday was actually last month, I am just really slow in sharing his cake as I have been otherwise occupied, life is full and head down in my cookbook. He kept joking with me that he wanted a unicorn cake and I […]

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Update on my Cookbook & App

Most of you will be aware by now that the reason I have been so quiet on my blog and facebook page lately is because I have been madly working on my first cookbook and app. Very exciting!! It has been a huge learning curve for me and oh so much fun! Some have been […]

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A Ballerina Cake and Marshmallow Treats

My youngest princess recently turned 6. The request was for a cake with a beautiful ballerina on top. Knowing full well that she doesn’t actually eat cake (strange child I know… lol), I asked her what she wanted. She said “two layers of carob brownies please mummy”. That was a perfect choice that made me […]

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Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

I love this recipe for it’s simplicity and especially due to the fact that all 3 of kids loved it and gobbled it up with gusto, including my fussy plain Jane youngest! Simple; as it is using 3 ingredients… my new BBQ sauce recipe which I whipped up in the Thermomix, chicken and oil. You […]

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BBQ Sauce – Failsafe

We actually had a huge catastrophe recently! We had run out of Pear Ketchup!! Gasp! I had actually let our sacred supply slip. Then to make matters worse, half way through cooking I went to get the brown sugar only to discover that had run dry too! Oh dear, colour drained from my face, Miss 6 […]

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