…. it’s the season and there is nothing like fresh spot prawns! A real treat when available. This is another all time favourite when holidaying on the West Coast – the spot prawn season, if open, usually only lasts 6 to 8 weeks each spring. They are sustainable – please see notes. The oysters were […]
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Is it time to say “hello” to honey and “goodbye” to white sugar, corn syrup and artificial sweeteners ~ this decision is a personal choice ~ but I believe an extremely important one for your health’s sake. Reasons to Switch to Honey At the end of 2010 the decision was made to cut our family’s […]
Zucchini is one of the ingredients of this satisfying soup which is a meal in itself with lots leftover to take to work for lunch the next day or is fine to freeze. This Minestrone soup is nutritious and filling and really is so much better for you than out of a can without added […]
No bake Christmas treats ~ Mum’s Chocolate Rum Balls ~ a no-fail no-cook Christmas recipe usually made only once a year … So Simple Christmas Treats Ingredients 4 oz Butter 4 oz Icing Sugar (about one cup) 2 oz Cocoa (about half a cup) Few drops Vanilla 6 Tablespoons Coconut One Cup combined dates and raisins […]
Here are some simple seasoning mixes we use on a daily basis and which are easy to make up at home to replace the store bought variety. Mix all the spices together and store in sealed preserving jar. They also make great gifts in small airtight canning jars with a description of contents and date […]