Edible gifting trials: Pink peppercorn biscuits and peppermint creams

I managed to maintain my record of ‘things not quite turning out how they were supposed to’ when it comes to confectionary.  I love making sweets and chocolate treats.  It’s the ultimate in science and cooking and appeals very much to my practical and logical sensibilities.  There’s always something that doesn’t go quite right but… Continue reading Edible gifting trials: Pink peppercorn biscuits and peppermint creams

**Recipe** Sausage and squash bake with a crispy nutty topping

It’s a touch on the cold side at the moment; I feel like I want to hibernate and really needed something fatty fat fat.  I know it’s probably deeply untrendy at the moment but I’ve never been one to keep up with trends.  I need the fat.  It’s going to help me get through the… Continue reading **Recipe** Sausage and squash bake with a crispy nutty topping

Coconut celebration cake with cream cheese frosting

That’s what I’m calling it anyway or ‘Coconut cake’ as it appears in the recipe.  I made this cake to celebrate 100 likes on my Facebook page, wohoo!  We all lead busy lives and our time is precious so I would like to express thanks to those who spend some time catching up with my… Continue reading Coconut celebration cake with cream cheese frosting

My top 5 tips to reduce food waste

Catchy title huh?  The season of excessive consumption is now upon us (Merry Christmas! Ho! Ho! Ho!), so I thought it would be timely to share my top tips to reduce food waste at this time, every time, and at any time of the year.  Not only does reducing food waste have environmental and lots… Continue reading My top 5 tips to reduce food waste