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Ottolenghi’s One Pan Pasta

Hang on what? BAKED pasta Beth? I know! It's confusing isn't it? Cooking pasta in the oven. But then think about it, it's kind of like lasagne right? Bear with me. I was picking up Harper from school a few weeks ago when our lovely office admin Sally came and found me to tell me about a recipe she … [Read a little more...]

The Throne Rangers: A podcast for Royal enthusiasts {ep 19}

It's been a minute since Stacey and I sat down for a chat about all things Royal Family we have scratched yours (and our) itch with a brand new episode of your favourite podcast: The Throne Rangers. There's been a LOT happening too you guys: The King's Cup regatta, the start of the new school year, … [Read a little more...]

Early spring

Where the days are a little longer and warmer, every time you look up you see a new fleeting blossom. There's sunshine in the days and sparkly stars in the cool night. It's all about promise and hope … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Chicken dinner winners

I am feeling quite smug this morning as I did all our grocery shopping for the week ahead yesterday and so we are actually starting the week out in pretty good shape. One thing that did get added to … [Read a little more...]

Spinach & ricotta cannelloni

My Mum makes a version of this with those beautiful big pasta shells that you can buy that I absolutely LOVE so I have had a hankering for it for some time. I decided over coffee on Monday with Mum … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Monday Inspo

Good morning friends! How are you all this chilly Monday morning? It's cold here and we are back after a wonderful weekend by the sea where the sun was shining and it felt a LOT warmer than it does … [Read a little more...]

Crustless Quiche

There's nothing like a cheeky ladies daytime lunch is there? They are right up as one of my favourite things to cook for. The food can be healthy and simple, there's usually a glass of wine thrown in … [Read a little more...]

Good Things

It's September. And after a long cold winter just the sound of it gives us enough promise of good stuff to come. We still have a lot of winter to do round here...the fire will be on constantly for the … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Seriously good sides

Good morning and welcome to another week! It's September if you can get your head around that...?! We had the most magnificent Spring weather arrive right on cue and while I know we are a long way off … [Read a little more...]

My 301st Period (or thereabouts)

I got my first period when I was 14. I was away with my Mum in Adelaide by ourselves (in a family with 4 kids this was some lucky break) so it was as good as it could be until she called my Dad to … [Read a little more...]

Skin & Hair Update: Good stuff I’m using and Perioral dermatitis update

Just in time for m 42nd birthday a few weeks back I managed to get the dreaded perioral dermatitis back again. Insert eyeroll here. DEAD SET. For those that may be new here, this is a skin condition I … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Mid week dinners that will be eaten

I mean really, that's all we're after isn't it? It's bad enough that we have to cook dinner every night of the week, there's nothing much more soul destroying than going through the motions and having … [Read a little more...]

Simple & delicious: Tomato & onion vinegar salad

This is such a simple and delicious salad that it even seems silly to call it a "recipe" but when I whacked this up on Instagram a few weeks ago I had so much feedback and questions about it I thought … [Read a little more...]

42 is the natural number that succeeds 41 and precedes 43, and I am now it.

Last week I turned 42 and I have to say it was one of the best birthdays EVER. Go 42! I do believe it's a special number, if you have read the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy you will find that 42 is … [Read a little more...]