Barbequed Chilli & Garlic Prawns with Couscous Salad

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Before I get started, I just have to say thank you to everyone. It has been a tough few weeks since the loss of my darling Mr Woofy and I must admit that there are times that the grief became almost too much for me to bear. But so many of you have reached out […]

Homemade sweetened pistachio paste

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So what have this delightful ice cream and this delicious little eclair have in common? They were both made with a beautiful home-made pistachio paste which tastes so good that it had my toes wriggling with delight! Pistachios are one of the most delicately-flavoured nuts in existence. The beautiful emerald-green nut is hidden beneath papery […]

Bibimbap – a Korean favourite

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Before we get into today’s post, my recipe for chicken, tofu & mushroom dumplings is up in an international recipe battle for Mushroom Masters on the Tastespotting blog! Please take the time to click this link and vote for me! Please? Pretty please? With a cherry on top? WARNING: The letter directly underneath this image […]

Chicken, Shiitake & Portabello Mushroom Dumplings

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Australian Mushroom Growers Association! Please vote for my dumplings at the official Tastespotting competition page here! Dear sweet and loyal readers. It’s that time of year again. Last year, you helped me win an absolute landslide victory in the Mushroom Masters – a competition run by […]

Spiced sweet pumpkin loaf

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Change is a-comin’. It’s no longer pitch black when I leave the house for work in the mornings. I’m no longer sleeping with three blankets, and I’ve actually lost track of how long it’s been since I’ve had to throw water on the windshield of my car to defrost the ice in a hurry. Everything […]

Fast Food At Home – Homemade burgers in a flash

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Guess what, guys! I’ve been nominated as a semi-finalist in this year’s 2011 Blogster Awards – if you’ve been enjoying reading this blog then please consider taking the time to click this link and vote for Kitchen Wench Just two clicks of the mouse is all it takes! I have to admit that I’m somewhat […]

Strawberry zebra-striped cheesecake

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Dear Boe, One of my clearest memories of you is from when we were both little. I was excited to be on my way to school while you were standing at the window, crying because you wanted to come with me. Just four years apart in age, we couldn’t be any more different if we […]

Perfect Peanut Butter Cupcakes w/ Dark Chocolate

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First things first! Have you entered the competition to win your own Scanpan IQ 32cm frying pans yet? Scanpan 32cm IQ Frying Pan – RRP $310 With just a week to go till the competition closes, all you need to do is show me a picture of your battered frying pan that needs replacing! Visit […]

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