recipe

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 ›

Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate crackles are a staple of Australian school fetes and are generally popular with the kids. The recipe below is the most common, but my kids prefer my adjusted recipe. Unfortunately, I have temporarily misplaced my recipe book. When I… Read More ›

Lemon Lamingtons

Butterfly was tasked with purchasing some snacks from Coles yesterday and one of the things she came home with was Lemon Lamingtons. For those who don’t know, lamingtons are a popular Australian snack consisting of squares of sponge cake dipped… 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!

Cake Balls

Yesterday I baked a cake. Well, Ok, yesterday I tried to bake a cake. It didn’t turn out very well, though. It tasted great, and it was beautiful and moist, but I guess I didn’t grease the tin properly. When… Read More ›

Corn Meal Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup polenta 1½ cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon lemon extract (we used lemon juice) ½ cup raisons, chopped (we just used sultanas) 3 cups plain flour (we used self-raising flour) 1 teaspoon baking powder (we left this… Read More ›

Pickled Pork Soup

Description: This dish takes a while to cook but takes very little effort. We have a family of six and this meal-in-a-bowl generally feeds us all three nights running. This makes it economical as well as delicious! Ingredients: 3/4 cup… Read More ›

Easy Mango Chicken

Ingredients: 1 kg boneless, skinless chicken meat (cubed) 2 Tbs Vegetable Oil 2 x 440g can mango slices, including liquid 1 pkt Continental Savoury Chicken Supreme Soup 1 cup water Method: Brown Chicken in oil. Add mango, chicken soup and… Read More ›