Food

Hi there!

I do love to cook! Sometimes I love to cook fancy things, and other times, I like to cook simple things perfect for a Tuesday night. I hope you find lots of inspiration here for midweek meals, weekend fun meals and some fancy things to try from time to time.

Soup

Wonton Soup

Pumpkin Laksa

Roast Vegetable Soup

Mains

Bacon & Egg Pie

B’s Pizza

Zuchinni Fritters

Pasta

Egg Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin, Chilli & Basil

Ugly Pasta – kinda like Jamie Oliver’s

Mr Cool Cooks – Spinach, Mushroom & Ricotta Cannelloni {Gordon Ramsay}

Rice

Curry, Egg & Rice

Oven Baked Pumpkin Risotto

Oven Baked Wholegrain Mustard Risotto

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls

Meats

Ragout

Ginger Ale Corned Meat in the Slow Cooker

Different Every Time Beef Curry  in the slow cooker

Herby Leg of Lamb in the slow cooker

Dessert

Toasted Coconut Pavlovas

Lemon & Passionfruit Trifle

Cassata

Bread & Butter Pudding – using donuts!

Baking

Biscuits

Chewy Coconut Cookies

Pepernoten

Butterscotch Melters

Condensed Milk Biscuits

Gingerbread Men

Slices

Honey Crunch Slice

Nigella’s Chocolate Cake {with condensed milk}

Cakes

Lemon & Yoghurt Cake

Orange Drizzle Cake

Simple Upside Down Apple Cake

Sour Cream Banana Cake

Other Baked/Cooked UP Goodness

Marshmallow – 2 Ways

Bacon & Onion Brunch Muffins

Scones

Sugar Scrolls

Tips

How to make Vanilla Sugar

Spices to have on hand

How to have a picnic

Cooking in a hurry

Then there was the time I pretended to live in a different city each month. Here are the recipes I shared…

If Project: New York

Waldorf Salad (no celery) Soft Buttery Pretzels Black & White Cookies Baked Cheesecake

If Project: London

Piccalilli Cornish Pasties Victoria Sponge Eton’s Mess

If Project: Amsterdam

Stampot Boterkoek Dutch Spice Cake

If Project: Tokyo

Sushi Rice Balls Bento Afternoon Tea

 

If Project: Stockholm

Cabbage Rolls Swedish Visiting Cake Haverflan Cookies

 

If Project: Paris

French Onion Soup Coq au vin Brioche Creme Brûlée Tart Tartin