Is Mamabake the answer to our current recycling crisis?

On January 1, China quit recycling 24 categories of foreign waste, including certain types of plastics, paper and textiles. Instead, China has joined other progressive countries to implement a closed loop manufacturing system. This means only recycling what they produce locally – putting the responsibility of recycling my rogan-josh-stained takeaway containers and sour milk bottles […]

Make Ahead Christmas Recipe – Slice & Bake Cookies

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MamaBake’s 5 Favourite Slow Cooker Meals

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Homemade TV Dinner! Rissole, Mash and Beans – Heat and Eat!

Ever watch TV, usually a groovy old American sitcom, and you see them whip out a TV dinner? Smiling little housewife wearing an apron wanders into the lounge room to deliver little, steaming, segmented trays to the laps of her family as they stare into the TV set.  Actually, it wasn’t on their laps was […]

Homemade Takeaway – Meatball Subs

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Tuna Mornay – big batch recipe

Serves four families of 4 (approximately) A familiar meal to so many families and it usually taste even better the next day! Ingredients 4 x 450 gram tins tuna in spring water 4 cups pasta 4 brown onions 8 cups milk 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 4 cups breadcrumbs 4 lemons 4 cans corn kernels, […]

Apricot Chicken – big batch recipe!

Serves approximately 4 families of 4 I’m not sure there was a mum who didn’t make this in the 70’s, 80’ and early 90’s. I know mine sure did. A cult classic, its appealing to nearly everyone and easy to whip up. Ingredients 6 kg chicken pieces 2 cups dried apricot pieces, chopped 4 cups […]

Lasagne – big batch recipe!

Serves approximately four families of 4. Most families have all tucked around the dinner table to a big dish of lasagne. Not only can it be a delicious family meal but it can also be cheap to make and freeze well; making it practical as well. Ingredients 2 kg beef mince 6 cups  cheddar cheese, grated […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan – Home Made Take-Aways and Classics

MENU M Sausage and egg hearty muffins T Rissole, Mash and Beans (Heat and eat, TV dinner style!) W Easy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole T Sweet Potato Crumble F Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Cabbage and Apple slaw S Family Meat Pie S Home-made meatballs subs. SHOPPING `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY EGGS AND FROZEN GOODS […]

Taco Tuesday Tacos! Freezer Meals

Tonnes of Taco Tuesday Tacos Serves 16 Just like in the Lego Movie – Taco Tuesday Nights are sure to be a hit with the kids, of course it can be on any night, not just Tuesdays! There are lots of different versions of tacos but these bean tacos are great for one of those recommended […]

Once a Week Cooking Plan: Slow Cooker Meat and Veg Meals – Menu 7

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Once a month cooking: Shortcrust, Sweet and Rough Puff Pastry

We’re taking a bit of a different path this month. I’ve been bring you once-a-week cooking plans, but with recent comments about pastry making being too much work, I want to show you how easy it can be. Having blocks of home-made pastry sitting in the freezer, ready to be used, can be an absolute […]

MamaBake’s Guide to Freezer Meals

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