Category Archives: Recipes

All Shook Up…

Last week I found myself shaken. Swept into a scenario that made little sense but created a great level of damage. I’d forgotten how those little chasms in friendly relationships start. One transgression, muddled with bad communication evolving into irreparable … Continue reading

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#Laptopclub and a Caramelised Onion Tart

A couple of weekends ago we had our first ever #laptopclub. #laptopclub is an opportunity for bloggers to come together to learn more about the technical side of blogging – SEO, CSS, HTML etc under the skilful tutelage of the ever … Continue reading

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A Bite of Quesadilla

At work we have a little tradition. Each pay week Friday we leave the office and go out for lunch. The venue can vary but two things are a must – great easy food and delicious cocktails. Recently our venue … Continue reading

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Clouds of Easter

Last Saturday I woke up with an overwhelming desire for macarons. I blame a flu induced delirium because before reason could have a chance to intervene I was out of bed and beating egg whites. It proved to be quite … Continue reading

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You Asked For The Courgette Slice?

Otaki is a different pace of life to Auckland. Sure, I’m busy with Māoriland but at the same time there’s less of all the other ‘life’ stuff that I usually find my days bogged down with. Usually my Saturdays disappear … Continue reading

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The Crumble of Late Summer

I’ve always been a fan of crumble. Fruity, sweet, tart and crunchy all at once. Easy to throw together, warm. It’s the sort of dessert that Mum would rustle up just for us (rather than for some guests). Usually we’d … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming: The Luxury Trifle

Remember that cake I shared earlier in the week? As promised here is a follow up use for that divine recipe – the ultimate luxury, the Christmas trifle. Trifles are a bit of a big deal in my family. Every … Continue reading

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