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A Cabin By The River In Barrington Tops
A Cabin By The River In Barrington Tops

    Last week we sneaked up to Barrington Tops and spent three adventurous days in a cabin by the river. We explored precarious little paths down to the river, we perched gingerly over moss-covered river stones and we slipped and fell in with a splash that...

Loaded Fish Tacos With Ceviche Salsa And Roast Corn
Loaded Fish Tacos With Ceviche Salsa And Roast Corn

On most days I am cooking up a storm for work and for leisure because I absolutely love to cook. Then there are days when long writing sessions and multiple soccer trainings leave me with no time or inclination to cook from scratch. Like everyone else who is juggling...

Cream Of Pumpkin Soup And Chicken Glazed Swiss Mushrooms
Cream Of Pumpkin Soup And Chicken Glazed Swiss Mushrooms

  I love real stock that is made from scratch, stock that is simmered slowly with the freshest of ingredients. I have made fresh stock a handful of times. The rest of the time, I have used store bought stock. Don't judge me! I plan to go back to simmering my own...

New Zealand Trip Part I
New Zealand Trip Part I

We are homebodies. We are not world travelers. We seek adventure close to home. Usually a short drive which isn’t long or windy enough to bring on our motion sickness demons. But once in a while, we all throw caution to the wind and let the liberating emotion of...

Big Fry-Up Breakfast
Big Fry-Up Breakfast

Breakfast with the family on the weekends is a relaxed, muted but lavish affair. For once, I am not the one doing the cooking. That alone makes it a special treat for me. We have fresh eggs from the chooks, my favourite Kransky sausages from the deli, fresh herbs from...