It’s been very quiet on this blog for the last few months. Perhaps an indication that my life has been anything but. Now we are over the rush of Christmas, summer holidays, New Year, spending quality time with the kids, starting preschool and getting back into school life. Life is slowly but surely settling into […]
On the road to my son’s school is a bike shop that posts a countdown to Christmas every year. Depending on how organised a type of person you are, this sign can either strike fear into your very core, or stroke your ego when you realise how on top of things you are. Last time […]
Carciofi Ripieni Spring has sprung in Sydney and in my family that means artichokes. Stuffed. In a good way. These are the ultimate finger food. Knife and fork redundant. Stuffed artichokes let adults play with their food again. Kids are allowed to eat with their hands. All food inhibitions and table etiquette lost in the […]
When I was 3 years old I fell out of my mum’s moving car. Luckily she wasn’t going very fast, turning the corner into our street, and I was wearing a thick parka that protected me. This was the mid-’70s and there were no child locks on car doors, no children’s car seats, and seatbelts […]
Shh!….Don’t tell my husband….I’m in love. The object of my affections has opened my world to a whole new range of possibilities. I’ve been experimenting with things I never would have tried before. My repertoire has expanded greatly.
I am an avid collector of cookbooks. I’ve inherited this illness from my mother. I can’t walk past a book sale without picking up a cookbook or two. In this age of food porn, photography is everything, however my favourite books are without doubt those tomes of text only, with perhaps a few hand drawn […]
Sunday is a great day to enjoy lunch with family and friends. Usually there are no pressing commitments to get in the way of spending time with the people we love. I particularly enjoy eating out for Sunday lunch, perhaps going to Yum Cha in a bustling Chinese restaurant or sharing gozleme from a local […]