Mediterranean Lamb Casserole Big Batch

It’s not summer yet!  Make the most of the still-cool Spring evenings and whip up this delicious slow cooked nourishing casserole! Ingredients: Serves 4-6. 1.2kg  lamb, diced 2 onions, roughly chopped 8 cloves garlic 2 cup stock (vegetable or meat) 2 cup red wine 2 x 400 g can diced tomatoes 8 sprigs fresh oregano […]

Once a Week Cooking Plan: Meals for your family and a family in need

The act of making food for another family shows them how very loved and cared for they really are. When a friend or family member falls on hard times, sometimes the best thing you can do is provide your assistance in simple and tangible ways. So often, we offer our help but pride, embarrassment or […]

25 Warming Winter Dinners

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3 Herby Upgrades to your Soup or Stew!

Long-slow cooking yields sweet, rich and mellow flavours from meat and vegetables, but while delicious, these slow-cooked dishes can often feel flat and lack sharp, bright flavours that enliven rather than weary the palate. Using one of these three herb and garlic condiments from around the world add instant bright deliciousness to your soup or […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Slow Cooker Meat and Veg Dinners – Menu 1

Get your freezable zip lock bags ready!  You’re going to be packing it full of meals ready to go into the slow cooker. If you are the owner of a slow cooker then you are one of those lucky people imbued with the happy thought of dinner cooking away at home while you work, play, […]

20 Ways to Snazzy up Your Sozzies!

  Snags, sozzies, bangers, sausage.  Whatever you call them, they are a staple in most of our homes and the solution to many a night when “What’s for dinner?” sends you into a tailspin. Aside from the Sunday BBQ and getting bunged on a plate with a salad and some potatoes, what else can we […]

Online Big Batch Moroccan Lamb Harira (in the slow cooker)

I have a debilitating fear of flying, yet a passionate love of travel. How does that work out? It doesn’t. My escape therefore comes from books, from food, from the aromas and imagery in the pages I turn. Other posts you might like:Lunch Box Recipe: Pumpkin, Spinach & Feta Pasta Bake (GF) Lunch Box Recipe: […]