Tag Archives: Cooking

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Oven Temperature 180 degrees Celsius Makes 4 Ingredients: 4 Large Mushrooms (Large Flat, Portobello, Swiss Brown) 4 Small Mushrooms (any sort/type) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed, finely chopped or grated) 2 Spring/Green Onions, sliced 60 grams baby … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Recipes, Salads, Sides, Snacks and Leftovers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment


Wayne and I have been living in Hobart for 7 years now and we really do love it here.  Having moved from Adelaide seven years ago we now call Hobart home.  But as with any place you’ve lived, and if … Continue reading

Posted in All Things Food and Travel from Attractions to Products, Australia and the World, Home, My Travels, Walks and Tasmania, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

The Way Mum Made It. A cookbook of ‘Treasured family recipes from Australian kitchens’

When I think about cooking and food I always think of my mum. It always brings back memories of growing up, the foods we ate, where my mum shopped, how she shopped and how she fed anyone and everyone that … Continue reading

Posted in Cookbooks and Books, Home, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments


Makes approx. 4-6 serves depending on what you serve with it! Ingredients: 1 kilogram topside/bolar roast, cut into bitesize cubes (and trimmed of fat) 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 spring onions, sliced (keeping green parts for later) 3 cloves … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Recipes, Savoury (Main Meals) | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

No pictures today just a bit of rambling happiness!

It amazes me that the smallest things in life are the ones that make us smile!  And these same small tokens give us the inspiration to do what we love! The other day I received a comment on my blog … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Inspirations, Rants, Raves, Inspirations, Hints, Tips! | Tagged , , , ,

Do you ‘CHEAT’ in the kitchen? I do!

This morning I was reading a magazine from a few years ago (yes one of the many I have read and must re-read as I’ve forgotten what was in it!) when I can across an article about cheating in the … Continue reading

Posted in Hints and Tips, Home, Rants, Raves, Inspirations, Hints, Tips! | Tagged , , , , , ,

What am I doing!?

I sometimes think to myself, “What are you doing?  Will anyone really read your blog and try your recipes?  You aren’t a professional, you’re not a chef, you’ve got no experience in travel writing and reviews….” No!  But I do … Continue reading

Posted in Home, My Life, My Stories! | Tagged , , , , ,

Today I’m baking and it reminds me of Mum!

Today, it’s raining outside, there is thunder, there is lightning, but inside it is warm, the oven is on and I am baking!  The smells and scents coming from my kitchen are very inviting and they really are making me … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Inspirations, My Life, My Stories! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Balance! Moderation! Fresh and in season. This food we can eat!

Whatever happened to eating a fresh and balanced diet?  I wonder every day why we need to follow fad diets and crazy food trends.  What is it about us humans that make us want to follow in the footsteps of … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Rants and Raves, Rants, Raves, Inspirations, Hints, Tips! | Tagged , , , , , , ,