Cooking

Aug 192015
 
Thermomix Smoothie Cubes - Recipe Flashback

Sadly, I (Danni) do not own a Thermomix. Boo! I do however, have a blender and although it’s nowhere near as good – it still works well for this awesome recipe.  Mel posted it sometime ago and it really is a fantastic way of using up fruits that are starting to look a little down. [Continue reading…]

Aug 172015
 
Get Kids Cooking Giveaway!

  These days, parents like us allow their kids to spend way too much time with their eyes glued to an iPad. (Hands up – we all know who we are!). Technology can be a really useful tool, however sometimes we need to spend a little more time thinking up creative ways for kids to [Continue reading…]

Jul 222015
 
Chicken and Sweet Potato Casserole

  Well here it is! My recipe for Chicken and Sweet Potato Casserole. This is honestly such an easy meal to put together, it tastes fabulous and it’s freezer friendly after assembly so you can pre-prepare a few at a time and stash them away for when you need a quick meal. Chicken and Sweet [Continue reading…]

May 012015
 
Homemade Caramel Pods

I love Pods. Whichever genius at the MARS Corp came up with that is a star in my mind. Delectable, bite sized mouthfuls of caramel goodness. I figured as a good kids-in-the-kitchen activity we really needed to figure out how to make these at home (any excuse, really). I had thought they may also work really [Continue reading…]

Apr 292015
 
BBQ Better - A 3 Course Nth African BBQ Feast!

Ahh the humble bbq. I remember ours as a child, a simple brick construction, top hot plate and a wire rack underneath where you shoved the wood.  Basic yet practical.  My dad was the type who loved charring steaks and sausages to a black charcoal hue, then insisting they were perfectly tasty. Funnily enough, I [Continue reading…]