Chocolate Brownies

It is starting to become a weekend tradition that Maggie (my daughter) and I cook something together from one of her cookbooks (e.g. Reverse Chocolate Chip Cookies). She’s got a few in her collection now, including ‘cooking’ sections from craft books...

Caramel Butter Cake

In my family there is a definite ‘birthday season’. It starts December 12th with my youngest sons birthday, and extends until February 24th which is my birthday (I only mentioned that as you all have time to get my presents ready :)). So that’s...

My Roti Recipe

Late last year I did an Indian cooking course.  It was hands on and we were taught some great dishes, including how to make Indian breads.  While naan bread is always popular, this roti recipe is my favourite.  Roti (sometimes called chapati) is a simple unleavened...

Mitch’s Chunky Apple & Pecan Cake

With the arrival of Junior Masterchef on our screens, my eldest son has been inspired to increase his efforts in the kitchen.  This usually lasts for a day or two after the latest episode and then dies off for the rest of the week.  He’s decided he will appear on the...

Reverse Chocolate Chip Cookies

Last Christmas my daughter received some great cooking cards as a gift, and ever since she trots them out on a regular basis and we pick a recipe to make together.  Although she’s a bit of a savoury girl, the sweet cards always seem to come out first, probably because...
Orange Muffins

Orange Muffins

Hello to everyone.  It has been quite some time since I posted, but with very good reason.  My beautiful family and I have been off caravanning for the last few months.  In fact we were away for exactly 90 days taking in the sights, sounds and beautiful landscapes of...

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