Food

Feta Stuffed Meatballs Recipe

Just when you thought you couldn’t face cooking another meatball in your life… here’s a simple and kid-friendly recipe to try.   Feta Stuffed Meatballs Prep time:  5 mins Cook…

Five Thermomix Smoothies That Kids Love

Here’s the good news!  I just got a High Distinction for a design and photography assignment on smoothies. And that’s why I’ve been updating posts and adding in a couple…

Cakes to make on rainy days

  When the weather is dreich in Sydney, it’s time to make a cake. And doesn’t the word ‘dreich’ just sum up these ‘orrible atmospheric conditions.   Dreich (Old Scots…

Marmalade and Mascarpone Ice Cream

  Here’s a quite outrageous and totally delicious mascarpone and marmalade ice cream. Not at all healthy – sorry! If you’re going to enjoy a treat, make it a bloody…

Thermomix Fruit Nut and Chocolate Balls

My life often feels like one long search for a healthy afternoon snack for the kids! Here’s something that does fit the bill, and once you have the ingredients to…

Nigella’s Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Do you bake with olive oil? I’d never tried using olive oil in cakes and had always been a bit horrified at the thought. A rich fruity extra virgin oil…

American Sloppy Joes From Our American Au Pair

The teenagers’ favourite hobby is teasing our American au pair Bethany. One of their ploys involves claiming that Americans eat road kill all the time and demanding she cooks some…