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Goji Berry And Chia Seed Coconut Biscuits

Goji Berry And Chia Seed Coconut Biscuits

At the moment I am keen on anything that has chia seeds in, and decided to check out recipes using this great ingredient. I already have chia seeds for breakfast and thought that may be something like a biscuit would be a nice change.  I […]

Not So Sweet Chocolate Spelt Biscuits

Not So Sweet Chocolate Spelt Biscuits

It has been a while since my last post due to my computer having major issues. Thankfully these are all fixed and it is back to business once again. I have been making these biscuits for a while now and they have become one of […]

Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder In Flat Bread

Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder In Flat Bread

When I cleaned out my freezer I came across a shoulder of lamb and decided I had better try to use it. It is not one of my husbands favourite cuts of meat and I thought I had better find something different to serve it […]

Healthy Cranberry, Chia And Coconut Cookies

Healthy Cranberry, Chia And Coconut Cookies

I wanted to make some healthy cookies for that ‘little something’ to have with my “cuppa”. I began looking on the internet to see what I could find and came across this recipe on Taste.com.au which sounded really good. Knowing my well stocked pantry I knew I could […]

Easter At The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Easter At The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Returning from our recent trip to Buxton we called in to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. They were well and truly getting ready for Easter, with goodies in all shapes and sizes. If you wanted a huge rabbit or egg they had these on offer […]

Home Away From Home – Buxton Victoria

Home Away From Home – Buxton Victoria

We recently visited the Buxton area of Victoria for a couple of days of rest and relaxation, not to mention a significant birthday celebration for yours truly. We had done some research on the internet regarding places to stay and came across Acheron Ridge Riverfront […]

Chocolate Valentine’s Day Heart Brownie

Chocolate Valentine’s Day Heart Brownie

Whilst looking through Valentine’s Day recipes on line I came across this recipe and decided I would like to give it a go as it looked really nice.  It was very easy to prepare and as long as you remember to freeze the caramel chocolate […]

Australia Day Lamington Ice-pops

Australia Day Lamington Ice-pops

Lamingtons are a must as part of your Australia Day celebrations. Usually here in Melbourne it is really hot around Australia Day. This year however we are having much milder weather and everyone will be able to enjoy their celebrations.

Christmas 2015 Collection

Christmas 2015 Collection

I thought I would put together a small collection of what Christmas items we enjoyed and then follow up with recipes and details after the silly season.

Gingerbread House 2015

Gingerbread House 2015

My gingerbread house this year was left to the very last minute. My grandson was not going to be able to help decorate it as in previous years. I was going to make the Zumbo special gingerbread house but decided I didn’t have enough time […]