HOMEMADE CHICKEN PIES

These guys can be made in bulk and frozen for later – another meal sorted that we don’t have to cook over the next couple of months. YOU WILL NEED 500g chicken breast or thighs 1 large leek 1 large carrot 1 zucchini 500ml chicken stock 2 tablespoons plain flour 300g mushrooms salt & pepper…

VICTORIA’S HIGH COUNTRY

There are a few places that I hold very close to my heart and Bright and the Victorian High Country is one of them.  There is something about driving off the Hume Highway and driving down the tree lined Snow Road that makes everything just feel right.  The wide open paddocks filled with cattle, bails…

PUMPKIN SOUP

Here is a really quick, easy and delicious soup that you can whip up in under an hour.  Add in some sourdough and you have a hug in a mug. Look after yourselves and your families.  Eat nourishing foods, drink lots of liquid and keep quiet and stay home. CURRIED PUMPKIN SOUP 

FAMILY FAVOURITE – CHICKEN FRIED RICE

Just a handful of ingredients that you can interchange with whatever you have in the fridge/freezer.  Go crazy, it will become one of your families favourites too YOU WILL NEED 3 cups of cooked rice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small onion, sliced 200g cooked chicken breast 1 tablespoon kecap manis…

CAKE FIXES EVERYTHING

Here are a few of my cakes I have made over the last year. Celebration cakes are so much fun to make, especially the kids ones.

COMFORT FOOD ALERT!

POTATO AND CHEESE CROQUETTES With all that is going on in the world at the moment, cooking gives me a sense of calm and control. It makes me feel like I am contributing to the universe in some very small way. I have been making dinners that are quick, tasty and comforting. Potato no matter…

MY REMEDIES FOR A COLD

Winter this year has been a horror!! The weather has been windy, cold, warm, unpredictable and long.  The dreaded chest infection has turned up on our doorstop and infected me – chief cook and bottle washer.  Look out, sirens are wailing and the boys are in panic mode (JUST KIDDING). I have been taking every…

CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

This recipe follows on from my chicken stock recipe. HOMEMADE CHICKEN STOCK – IT’S NOT AS HARD AS YOU THINK You will need: Leftover shredded chicken from the stock 2 handfuls of broken up angel hair pasta 500ml chicken stock diced up carrot, celery STEP ONE Bring the chicken stock to a simmer in a…