Category: Food

Busting the fat gene myth.

This is a post that would normally appear on my personal blog, but I decided to share it here instead because it has a lot to do with food. It was inspired by Sarah at Move Fuel Love, who recently shared a before and after photo to remind herself of the progress she has made ...

What's in my kitchen?

I’ve been in the kitchen since I was sixteen, and married with a family since nineteen, so it’s fair to say I have had A LOT of experience when it comes to kitchen equipment. There’s always personal preference, such as stainless steel over cast iron and so on, but I thought I’d share my list ...

Merry Christmas 2014

Here we are at the end of yet another year, gearing up to celebrate another Christmas. Although I must admit I am putting off the food shopping until the last minute, which isn’t the wisest thing, I know. {Although I did make an exception to drive halfway across town this morning to pick up the ...

How to: cook octopus.

Otherwise titled, “how to cook a large octopus so that it melts in the mouth.” My octopus salad {full recipe HERE} is undoubtedly one of my most popular dishes. It’s one that I have spent many years making, and the secret is the octopus. And by octopus I mean the big suckers. Not the small ...

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Fathers day brunch.

Okay, so Fathers Day is just as good an excuse as any for a cafe style brunch. My favourite kind of brunch is the at home kind, especially when it involves a sleep in followed by a leisurely time spent preparing it. Since Fathers Day is coming up on the 7th of September I thought ...

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How to: slow cooking

Despite the semi-warm sunshine filled days we have been graced with lately, there’s no mistake that there’s a definite chill in the air, especially when the sun goes down. And one of my favourite ways to warm up is by cooking, and there’s nothing more warming than something that has been slow cooked for many ...

How To: Tips For Making Macarons

This is the post you need to read before making macarons for the first time. The recipe itself is HERE. -First and foremost, when it comes to method Italian meringue is the way to go. I tried the French meringue but it’s just not as stable. If you’re using the Italian meringue instead you’re already ...