Stephanie Alexander’s Orange Cake

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There’s something about orange cake that gets me EVERY SINGLE TIME. It’s buttery, and citrus-y and just so right it can’t be wrong. If you’re in Australia you’ll know Stephanie Alexander. Or I hope you do. She’s an Uber-Cook. When I’d just left home I went into Kmart to have a look around. They had… 

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Keeping it local: Monty’s Strawberries | Murwillumbah {or where ever you can find him}

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One of the hardest things of adjusting to our new life up here was finding all our new places to eat, visit and buy food from. I know it’s not a big deal, but life’s too short for bad food. It’s also an exciting thing about living in a new place, happening across new places…. 

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Mid-week meal: Slow cooker baked potatoes

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I know it seems lazy to put potatoes in a slow cooker to cook, but you can’t knock it until you try it. They taste different. Better. They’re one of our favourite dinners. Easy, and delicous, and not messy at all. Slow cooker baked potatoes Ingredients Large washed potatoes, as many as you have people… 

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Rebel’s delicious egg-y quiche-y things {better than they sound}

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I know, I know. I’ve committed the ultimate blogger sin by sharing a VERY ordinary photo of something I made. Yep, I’m no food stylist {in case you didn’t know already}. But I had to share. My friend Rebel made these quiches for Lacey’s birthday party earlier this year, and I usually keep my distance… 

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Nigella Lawson’s choc-chip muffins {Thermomix}

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Today I want to introduce you to a beautiful friend of mine, Sam, who I know you’re going to love. She’s bubbly and happy and it’s just so infectious. She writes over at The Annoyed Thyroid {think lots of great recipes, a super inspiring back-story and good times}. She’s fulfilling a big goal of running… 

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In the Thermomix: Pretty delicious scone recipe

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I already have a great scone recipe that I love. It’s only got three ingredients and it makes the best scones ever, so I was a little pessimistic in trying the Thermomix recipe. We had friends over so while Hubby chatted I quickly put the ingredients into the Thermomix, switched on the oven and went… 

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