Update on my Cookbook & App

Domestic Diva: Food photography Shoot 1

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 …  [Continue Reading…]

A Ballerina Cake and Marshmallow Treats

Domestic Diva: Fairy Ballerina Cake

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 …  [Continue Reading…]

Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

Domestic Diva: Sticky Chicken Drumsticks with Fried Rice -Failsafe

  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 2 ingredients... my new BBQ sauce recipe …  [Continue Reading…]

BBQ Sauce – Failsafe

Domestic: Diva: Failsafe BBQ Sauce

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! …  [Continue Reading…]

Irish Mocha Cheesecake – Failsafe and no-bake

Domestic Diva - Irish Mocha Cheesecake

  It was my husbands birthday a few weeks ago and the day before was an absolutely stinking hot day, so there was no way I was going to turn the oven on! I had to come up with an alternative to a cake that was baked in the oven. He loves …  [Continue Reading…]

Wombok Salad with Chicken

Domestic Diva: Wombok Salad with Chicken

  My mum makes a mean wombok salad, one of the things I have missed since going Failsafe. We managed to find some dried noodles* at a local Chinese supermarket that listed all the ingredients as Failsafe. Since I had the noodles, the main …  [Continue Reading…]

Meat Filled Triangles and Sausage Rolls

Domestic Diva: Meat Filled Triangles

A simple recipe today but one that my fussy Miss 5 loves in her lunch box. She is increasingly fussy that I am surprised we actually end up with anything in her lunch box each day! Surprisingly she still loves pastry and it has been the one constant …  [Continue Reading…]

Frozen Birthday Cake & Cup Cakes

Domestic Diva: Frozen Birthday Cake

  Miss 6 had been planning her 7th birthday cake for months. Being a huge fan of the Disney Frozen movie, that was the theme she wanted with an Anna and Elsa on the top was her strict instructions! At the time I was hunting for anything in …  [Continue Reading…]

Minecraft Cake

Domestic Diva: Minecraft Cake

My son is a huge fan of Minecraft and that was the request for his cake this year. I was hoping it would be easy since everything in the game is all blocks. It was a bit of a challenge trying to make them even, I can't even cut paper straight with …  [Continue Reading…]

Easter Cupcakes

Domestic Diva: Easter Cup Cakes (Failsafe)

Easter is upon us again, a time to be able to celebrate an unfailing act of love. Eggs symbolise new life and I couldn't resist putting a marshmallow fondant egg on top of the last batch of cup cakes I had just made. I had some marshmallow fondant in …  [Continue Reading…]