British Food?

I have recently developed an interest in trying as many traditional and regional British dishes as I can. I don’t know why — there was no specific incident or trigger for this interest. I simply, all of a sudden, desired… Read More ›

Coconut Ice

‘Tis the season to indulge, and what better way to do so than with a classic Xmas treat, Coconut Ice. Pleasing to the eye, and containing enough sugar to satisfy even the sweetest tooth, this is a holiday snack your… Read More ›

Rationing References

When researching my rationing challenge, I used the following websites: New Point Ration Chart Remember When… Food Investigators Episode 5: The WWII Diet 1301.0 – Year Book, Australia, 1944 – 45, Australian Bureau of Statistics John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library… Read More ›

Curried Cod

This is a delicious and economical way to add some fish to your diet. I got the recipe from We’ll Eat Again by Marguerite Patton. Unfortunately we forgot to take a picture for you, so you will just have to… Read More ›

Banana Fritters

Annie made these for dessert last night and they were scrum-diddly-umptious! These are the first banana fritters I have eaten since I was a kid and I thoroughly enjoyed every single bite!

Meal 12 – Soup

Once again we have had reheated soup for dinner, served with buttered bread soldiers. One again, the reheated soup tasted better than the original batch. Delicious! Roast Beef Challenge Meal 1 – Slow-cooker Roast Beef Meal 2 – Roast Beef… Read More ›

Meal 6 – Soup

Tonight we ate bowls of reheated soup served with buttered bread soldiers. It was even tastier second time around! Roast Beef Challenge Meal 1 – Slow-cooker Roast Beef Meal 2 – Roast Beef Sandwiches Meal 3 – Leftovers Pie Meal… Read More ›

Meal 5 – Soup

This is another slow-cooker meal. Into our slow-cooker, I placed spuds (cut into quarters), pumpkin (cut into pieces around the same size as the spuds), sliced carrots, the rest of the beef (chopped), the leftovers from the pie and pizza… Read More ›


When a company says, ‘Our coffee is good to the last drop,’ you wonder what is wrong with the last drop. — Herbert V Prochnow & Herbert V Prochnow Jr. in Jokes, Quotes & One Liners Volume 2 Related articles… Read More ›