EASTER AT HOME 2020

Well Easter hasn’t been at all what we were all expecting has it.  Stuck at home in isolation, not being able to see family or enjoy a long and lazy lunch with our nearest and dearest.   I was determined to still make it special at home by decorating the table, baking treats and making a…

A BIG BOWL OF VEGETABLE SOUP

Feeding everyone at the moment is becoming really time consuming as one wants this and the other wants that.  I have decided that I am going to make a huge batch of soup and the boys can have a bowl for dinner or lunch with some of my mums sourdough to dip into. Here is…

ORANGE POUND CAKE – PERFECT CAKE FOR EVERYTHING

Our lovely neighbours birthday is today, she is 82 years young and in this current situation her family isn’t able to come and celebrate with her.  So this morning we decorated her pergola with balloons and a happy birthday banner ready for her when she woke up. I asked her the other day what her…

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.