Recipes

Oct 232014
 
Raspberry & Mint Crush

With the weather warming up (finally!) this yummy Raspberry & Mint Crush is a perfect drink for a hot day. In it’s virgin state it’s lovely, although a swig of coconut rum or vodka would make for a gorgeous cocktail for those long summer nights!   RASPBERRY AND MINT CRUSH Makes 1-2 drinks You Will [Continue reading...]

Oct 172014
 
It's a Salad in a Jar (of course!)

  It seems some of you have been asking us to test out this cute little concept…a Salad in a Jar. I love Pinterest as much as the next person, however I was a tad skeptical about this…Does It work? Would it get soggy? Can you eat it from the Jar? Well, here’s what I [Continue reading...]

Oct 152014
 
Worldly Wednesday - Mini Tortilla "Muffins"

  Here is a very easy, very quick breakfast!   Spray a muffin tin with olive oil.  Fold 1 x mini tortilla wrap into each muffin round and press firmly to hold in place.  Add into your “muffin ” anything that takes your fancy! Ours were Leg Ham, Tomato and Cheese.   Sprinkle with salt [Continue reading...]

Oct 142014
 
Road Test Tuesday - McCormick Man Can Giveaway!

When the team at McCormick’s recently asked us if our hubbies would like to try a spot of cooking – Mel and I just could not resist! Both Himself and A1 love getting in the kitchen so this Man Can BBQ Challenge was just up their alley (it also meant we had some time off [Continue reading...]

Sep 172014
 
Worldly Wednesday  - Slow Cooker Chicken - Hainan Style

I love Hainan Chicken. I also love my slow cooker. So I figured even though its not traditional AT ALL, I may as well have a go of cooking an all-in-the-pot-at-once type of slow cooker Chicken in the Hainan Style. This dish is lovely.  Very plain, hardly any ingredients are used and the flavours meld [Continue reading...]

Sep 042014
 
Worldly Wednesday - Homemade Trail Mix

  Mel has told us previously how she makes her own trail mix and I loved the idea so much I now make it all the time.  The cool thing is it’s never exactly the same – it gets changed all the time due to what sort of things I find in the shops and [Continue reading...]