Posts in category appetisers

Spiced Pumpkin Soup in the Thermomix ...


Since becoming an owner of the Thermomix I have been trying to find new ways of eating healthier as it seems to be so much easier with me good mate Thermie. Less chopping and less work and no wasting anymore of my time. I had been wanting to cook some soups in me mate Thermie, […]

Cheese & Bacon Dip in Cob Loaf


This is such an easy recipe to make and everyone will love it! Great for small gatherings or parties. It is so tasty, it will be gone in a flash! And everyone will be begging you for the recipe! Like it….share it

How To Make Sushi


To make sure your rice is tasting the best it could possibly taste always wash it in cold water. The easiest way to do this is by using a sieve. I however use my rice cooker pot, adding water and moving the rice around in the water and carefully pouring the water out. This should […]

French Toast


I had never eaten French toast until recently when I was in recovery from an operation and my husband was on house duties including cooking. He decided it would be something different and fun for the kids to have and it was a hit. Now it has become an easy Friday night favourite or even […]

Cornflake Honey Bakes


Need a snack that is quick and easy to make when the kids are hungry and begging you for food, a lunch box filler, or even that ol’ faithful treat for a birthday party? No matter who you are making these little beauties for everyone will want them and most likely they will come back […]



This is a Dutch delicacy that my mum would make, just like her mum did. Every Christmas as a part of our celebration feast the little bacon wrapped sausage/meatball would be the first to be devoured. It would not have been Christmas without them and now I am going to share this special recipe with you so […]

Sausage Subs Surprise


Sick of serving sausages in bread! Kids complaining they don’t want boring old sausages for dinner. Well here I have a new, tasty way of serving up the good ol’ Aussie snag! Ingredients: 12 Sausages 6 Sheets Puff Pastry 350grm Grated Cheese 1 Egg White       Like it….share it

Chicken Curry & Vegetable Pot Pi...


Ingredients: Olive oil 4 chicken breasts, diced 3 Tspn curry powder 1/2 Tspn dried basil 1/2 Tspn dried parsley 2 cups chicken stock 2 cans (800ml) coconut milk 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables 2 cups grated tasty cheese Sheets Puff Pastry Like it….share it

Sausage Mince Burgers


The good old Aussie burger! We all love it, it’s great to eat on a hot summer day and so quick and easy to make. Here I have made a burger from sausage mince which is tasty and great to make for anyone on a tight budget. Like it….share it

Home Made Lemon Cordial (Lemonade)

Home Made Lemon Cordial (Lemonade)

Home made lemon cordial (lemonade) is a nice refreshing beverage for parties, picnics and entertaining. This is not only a refreshing drink in the summer months but a great way to keep the dreaded colds away in the Winter months. Try it out you will see how easy it is to make, my 12 year […]

Too Easy One Bowl Zucchini Slice


  This zucchini slice is so easy, it would be a great recipe for the kids to make.   Like it….share it

Dutch Chicken Croquettes


  This is a traditional Dutch recipe that my mother gave to me. She would make these only for special occasions, like Christmas or Birthday’s! They are certainly a special treat, especially because the making of them is quite a bit involved but definitely worth all the effort in the end. This recipe will make approximately 120-130 croquettes […]

Lumpia – Filipino Spring Rolls


Said (Loum-pia), this is a  Filipino spring roll. Taught to me by my mother in-law, this recipe is absolutely delicious and perfect for any party or celebration. They tend to disappear faster than they are served, and they go perfectly with some sweet chilly dipping sauce. Like it….share it

ANZAC Biscuits


    “Did you know it is said that ANZAC biscuits were sent by wives to the soldiers at war because the ingredients did not spoil easily.”       Like it….share it

Pikelets for a crowd


    The good old Aussie pikelet! Loved by most, especially my kids, and such a quick and easy snack, meal, lunchbox treat and sweet or savoury food. Spread it with jam & cream, butter or a dollop of cream cheese and they will all be gone in a flash. Try this easy recipe and enjoy!  […]

Home Made Sausage Rolls


Sausage rolls have always been a favourite party favour from the simple children’s birthday party to speciality appetisers at more sophisticated events.    I had some sausage mince and thought I would throw some ingredients together to make these delicious sausage rolls. I made a few different variations too. So if you feel game give […]

My Easy Cook Eggs


  Crack two eggs in a bowl & Add a shake of salt   Like it….share it

Quick & Easy Slab Pizza


  Pizza Base Ingredients:   1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon compressed yeast or 1 pkt dehydrated yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tspn sugar 1/4 teaspoon oregano 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon oil     Topping Ingredients:   1/4 tin tomato puree 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon […]

Banana Cake


When I have a bunch of over ripened bananas I always bake this easy but yummy and moist Banana Cake. It is a great way of using up the ripened bananas that no one will eat and it tastes so good you just can’t stop at one piece. Like it….share it

Easy Herb Bread

herb bread

Ingredients: 125grm butter 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon mixed herbs (marjoram, thyme, rosemary, sage) Turkish bread or bread stick Like it….share it

Cucumber Yoghurt Dip

8 pearls

A great dip to have along side a hot n’ spicy meal, to cool the tongue. Or just used as a dip with pita bread. Like it….share it

Home-Made Baileys

8 pearls

Home-Made Baileys I have tasted this Home-Made Baileys drink and it is delish, made by my friend Lisa at no excuses easy organising. If you are game you should give it a go. Click on the Home-Made Baileys Link for the recipe. Like it….share it

Sweet Pastry

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This is a sweet pastry recipe, used for flans, tarts, pies etc. This is used for my recipe – Clafoutis Like it….share it

Blackberry Clafoutis


Clafoutis can be made with different berries but i usually make it with blackberries as we have a lot of blackberry bushes nearby. This also tastes delicious with blueberries, but you can experiment with other berries like cherries. Like it….share it

Easy Chicken and Vegetable Curry Puff...

curry puffs

Pre heat oven to 180 degrees Celcius   Ingredients Olive Oil 500 grms Chicken breast diced 1 can coconut cream 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 tspn chicken stock 1 cup water 1 cup mixed frozen vegetables (peas, carrots, corn) 6 sheets puff pastry approx. Like it….share it

Chicken & Bacon Creamy Carbonara

Chicken & Bacon Creamy Carbonara

Ingredients Olive oil500grm chicken, cubed 250grm bacon, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, whisked 4 large mushrooms, sliced 300ml cream1 glass white wine1 heaped tspn garlic1 cup grated cheese1 packet fettuccine pasta    1. Cook pasta while making sauce.                                      […]

Pork – U – Pine Meatballs

Pork – U – Pine Meatballs

Pre heat oven 180 degrees Celsius 500 grms Pork Mince 1 Small Onion Chopped 1/2 Cup Uncooked Rice 1/2 Cup Breadcrumbs 1 Egg Pepper & Salt 250ml Can Tomato Soup 1 1/2 Cups Water Add Pork, Onion, Rice, Breadcrumbs, Egg, Pepper & Salt together in a bowl and mix. Roll into balls and place in casserole […]

Cob Loaf

Cob Loaf

Preparation Time:10 minutes Cooking Time:30 minutes Serves:6 Ingredients: 1 cob loaf or 8 individual crusty rolls 600gms minced beef 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 tb tomato paste 4 tb gravox 1 cup water 1/4 cup tomato sauce 1/3 cup barbecue sauce 2 tomatoes sliced 2 cups grated cheese oil for sauteing salt and pepper […]

Friday Night Tomato Noodles

Friday Night Tomato Noodles

Tomato Noodles I absolutely love this recipe and so do my kids, there are never any leftovers and it is so easy to make. Great for a Friday night when I have a party on, I can throw it in the oven, kiss hubby goodbye and he can take care of the rest! oh and […]


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