January 2012


Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

A jar of peanut butter is a wondrous thing. It has the power to reduce grown men and women into little children, greedily poking their fingers in the jar to scoop out and lick a creamy dollop of buttery, crunchy goodness. Everyone has their favourite peanut butter combination. Mine is crunchy peanut butter and manuka... Read More >>

10 Questions With Heidi Swanson Of 101 Cookbooks

The Spotlight is on. And in the month of January 2012, it is on food-blogger and cookbook author Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbooks. Heidi has one of the oldest and most original voices in the ever burgeoning world of food blogs and photography. She has a unique perspective of food and its preparation, one that is i... Read More >>

How To Cook Quinoa

I have been buying quinoa and quinoa flakes for a while now. Sadly, the packets die a slow death in the pantry. Honestly, I can't tell you why I am so apprehensive to cook it. Maybe my fussy offsprings are to blame. But I still buy quinoa, like clockwork. Maybe I am an eternal idealist. Maybe I have too much going on... Read More >>

Macadamia Tray Cookies

  The New Year is old already. 3 days old here in Australia and there are no lingering signs of party pops, confetti or festive lights. People are back to work, couples are booking Valentine's spa getaways and families are planning their Easter holidays. Life is on in full swing after just a week of maybe doing... Read More >>