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Hello everybody. Boy, do I have a great recipe for you. It’s perfect for the end of summer/autumn season we’re in right now. I had such a bumper crop of baby tomatoes in my garden this year, I literally have bowls full of them in the kitchen. I had to come up with a recipe that would use them all up (or at least make a dent in them). I’m making myself sound like quite the green thumb, I’m not I promise you. All my tomato plants had actually self

This weekend we dog-sat our friends beautiful puppy Olive. She is so ridiculously cute, she’s a long legged dachshund (sausage dog) rescue puppy. You can see some photos on my instagram feed along with all my other dog snaps (including Seb’s ‘step brother’ Bowzer).  It’s amazing how friendly people are when you have a dog. Everybody wants to stop you for a chat, it’s nice. Makes me want a dog even more :) Last week we made a good ol’ Sunday roast. It’s becoming a ritual when ever we have a

As I’ve said previously, my mum is a wonderful cook. I’ve tried to recreate some of her recipes on the blog (such as her Silverbeet & Feta Lasagne) but recently I’ve created some of my own ‘family favourites’. From what I’ve been told they are ‘phenomenally tasty’…  and yes, that’s quoted! I guess this is what you could call one of my signature dishes. This recipe has been tweaked and perfected every time I make it, and it just seems to get better and better. For me, risotto has been

On our way home from London (over a year ago now – eip!) we swung past Thailand for one last cheeky little holiday!  One of our ‘things to do’ whilst there was to do a Thai cooking course.  I looked forward to learning how to cook some of their a-mazing food so we found a little cooking school right on the beach in a quiet coastal part of Koh Lanta.  We were able to choose 5 different dishes to cook including a red curry paste and the age old favourite