Archive for: Food Glorious Food

Jan 17th, 2008

No gelato for me

We went out for dinner with friends tonight. Nice and early so the kids would be civilized. Well. Not so much with the civilized. We’ve been taking our kids to all kinds of restaurants from very early on, they’re usually pretty good, and really they were ok for most of the time tonight too. However, […]

Jan 15th, 2008

I blog therefore I am

When we were driving all those hours on Thursday and Friday I found myself thinking about what I would post if only I had managed to get around to setting up blogging from my mobile. So I picked up a pad of paper and a pencil and began doing it the old-fashioned way. Adam laughed […]

Jan 3rd, 2008

Thinking ahead

I like having a meal plan, shopping is more efficient, the 5:30pm decision making is done and there are less arguments with the kids too. I aim for one scare the kids night each week where I cook something that broadens their culinary horizons a little – it doesn’t always happen though. Planning a week […]

Dec 26th, 2007

Roast pumpkin and couscous salad – party sized

I served this at our Christmas party and then made it again today to take to a friend’s Boxing Day party, it seemed to be well received so I thought I’d share it here. I took this photo using what was left over after the party, there was lots more to begin with! 1kg butternut […]

Dec 23rd, 2007

We’ve been busy

Saturday’s project was the gingerbread house, I baked the gingerbread on Friday night, then assembled it and let the kids loose on it in the morning. They were very thorough… My mum had come over to spend some time with us and she got quite caught up in the creative process too, I think those […]

Dec 13th, 2007

Fruit mince pies mmmmm….

Fruit Mince Pies(makes up to 36 depending on how thin you roll the pastry)3 cups plain flour1 cup icing sugar, sifted225g butter, diced3 – 4 tablespoons iced watericing sugar for dusting 2 x 410g jar of Robertson’s traditional fruit mince (you need about 1 3/4 jars) 1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Brush 3 […]