February 2016

Twin club chicken

When my twins were very little, and I was just starting out on the journey of motherhood I joined the Multiple Birth Association to meet up with some other mothers of twins.  And this led …

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spiced chickpea vegetable salad

This salad has 2 of my favourite things.  Chickpeas, the protein packed legume and Yotam Ottolenghi, the Israeli born chef whose cooking style is rooted in Middle eastern cuisine.   (His dishes have been describe …

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Coleslaw with an Asian twist

My asian inspired coleslaw should not really be called coleslaw, but rather “cabbage salad”.  And I say this because, I’ve always considered coleslaw, a rather boring salad…a side dish that is made in huge quantities …

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caramalized figs

Valentines day wasn’t a big deal in our place this year…..the boys were out at Trop Fest, an outdoor short film festival and having the house to ourselves,  we decided to just relax, bbq some …

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seafood samba

I follow lots of  mummy food blogs because I find home cooks have the best recipe collections…….. family friendly and not too difficult to produce.  One such blog is Magdalena’s home cooking site.  This blog …

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cheese scones

My husband brought only one cook book into our marriage. The Edmonds Cookery Book….. and he has always said that it is the only cook book anyone will ever need.  He is a Kiwi and …

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