Last Minute Chocolate Goodies For Christmas

Some times I get that impulse to bake last minute for Christmas, and the last thing I want to do in our summer heat is turning on the oven, or sweating my way through a day in the kitchen. I thought I would collate and share some of my recipes that have gotten a work…

Greek Inspired Cous Cous

When I recently made a yummy lemon, oregano & garlic marinated chicken I was looking for something to accompany it for dinner and created this little gem.  Couscous is a very versatile grain like pasta which goes well in salads, as a replacement for rice with slow cooked casseroles or even for breakfast, served with…

Orange Vegetable and Ginger Soup

Somewhere in the back of my memory I’d retained the idea of this soup that I first read about on Frugal Feedíng’s Blog.   The idea sounded kinda cool, but given that his posting was in our summer, it wasn’t something I was keen to try immediately and so I forgot about it.   Fast forward to…

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Soup is such a quick comforting food in the cooler months. It warms your insides and often takes the chill from your face (and if you happen to be drinking from a mug, your hands as well). I love soup for its simplicity, it’s cheap to make and great to freeze for last-minute can’t be…