I find myself in awe of all the bloggers out there who continually post. I have been taking another break...not really sure why. Seems like my blogging mojo had gone and done a runner, but I am trying to get it to come back home. Now I know this is not technically a wordless post… Continue reading Been taking a break…again
So tonight I am making Basil, Lemon & Prawn Pasta. Oh yes I am... Now we all know that recipes are difficult...so have some patience with me please. This one is just for one person. Ingredients. A handful of pasta. I quite like the spinach fettuccine, but folks anything you fancy goes. Prawns. De-veined. I… Continue reading Prawns are such a yummy ingredient…
Although we are heading in to winter here in New Zealand there is still loads of fruit around. Kiwifruit season has started. At the moment I have a couple staying with me from China who are on a year long trip around New Zealand. Sophie & Bob are very sweet and I am really enjoying… Continue reading Pets, Friends, Fresh Fruit & Preserving
Works of art come in many shapes and sizes. Back when I had the Thai students with me we went to a friend's 70th birthday. There really is no other description for his birthday cake... Not to brag, but I can be pretty adept with cake making when the occasion arises. Just to remind you… Continue reading WPC: Work of Art
This is my version of a recipe that was adapted from another version by a chef at the Auckland Heritage Hotel. It tasted amazing. I did not have a straight up muffin tin so they were not as high I think. Next time I might investigate using baking paper in the tins and making them… Continue reading Moist Orange Poached Egg Cakes
Round is this week's Travel Theme. What could be rounder than balls of delish ice-cream??? Maybe a round soft poached egg with hollandaise sauce on top of asparagus and a round of freshly baked bread ?? Not to be forgotten is the homemade pizza...all round oozing with melting goodies. Now we are heading in to… Continue reading Travel theme: Round
There is nothing that tempts me out of my comfortable bed more than knowing someone is cooking me breakfast. When The Daughter was home for a visit she made me her staple brekkie for Sunday brunch. Mine consisted of fried eggs on toast, chilli beans, avocado and fried tomato !! To hers was added some… Continue reading Travel Theme: Tempting
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