Recipes

Feb 192016
 
Chicken & Potato Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

  There is nothing better than a good salad. Especially when the days are long, evenings hot and you really don’t want to be sweating over the stove for hours. Salads are easy, quick to make and the combinations for new and exciting ones simply endless.  This particular evening, a hot curry with rice was [Continue reading…]

Dec 152015
 
Almond, Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Apparently some of you “like the way I lunch”. Who wouldn’t really, when this almond, chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake is on the menu?! So simple and so yum, we all know you will be making this sometime soon:)   Almond, Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cheesecake   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 4 [Continue reading…]

Oct 142015
 
McCormick American BBQ Grill Mates Range

  Last week, those lovely folks over at McCormick’s invited Himself and I out to preview their new American BBQ Grill Mates Range. From the mesquite coal-filled pits of Texas, past the fiery chillies of the Southwest all the way to the slow and low smokehouses of Tennessee, the iconic flavours of American BBQ are [Continue reading…]

Sep 162015
 
Chipotle Chicken & Corn Salad

  Easy, Fresh, Fast. That’s exactly how to describe this fabulous Chipotle Chicken and Corn Salad.  So easy to prepare and the flavours are so vibrant you could close your eyes and be forgiven for thinking you were in Mexico. With the weather finally starting to warm up (Yippee!) this is a quick midweek meal [Continue reading…]

Sep 072015
 
Finnish Blueberry Pie

  Quite possibly the easiest pie on the planet (and one of the yummiest). Our Au Pair is from Finland, where blueberries grow wild and plentiful and are used in everything from cakes to pies to sweet rolls. This pie is a national classic and I was fortunate enough to be given her Mothers’ recipe [Continue reading…]