Lunch

Lunch, Meal Ideas

Cheese and Corn Savoury Muffins

A delicious savoury muffin that is super easy to make. Delicious warm or cold. Served with butter or without. You make it suit you – enjoy! Are you sick of making your usual savoury favourites. Perhaps you usually like to make Pappy’s scones, my cheese scones or some delicious mouse traps. They are all great […]

Lunch, Savoury Smoko

Tasty Toasted Cheese Mousetraps

One can only guess that the name of these cheesy ‘mouse traps’ originated from the idea that even the smallest creature lurking in the house would be tempted by these. What ingredients do I need? Tasty or Colby cheeseA TomatoSmall bunch of Parsley An EggRelish Packet of onion soup mix (if you don’t have access […]

Lunch, Sweet Smoko

Fruit Leather

A great homemade fruit leather snack for your child’s lunch box There is more madness than method with this recipe. There aren’t often measured quantities, as I use left over stashes of fruit from the freezer or the left over fruit that doesn’t get preserved, and so there are no consistent measurements.  It is also […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas, Savoury Smoko

Emily’s Zucchini Relish

This Indian inspired zucchini relish not only helps rid you of the excess zucchini you have been growing. But it is also the only relish you will need to eat with cheese and crackers! What ingredients do I need:1.5 Kg of Zucchini (or courgette)Mustard seedsCumin SeedsTurmericChilli FlakesCorianderOnionsFresh garlicFresh gingerWhite Wine Vinegar Brown Sugar What Equipment […]

Breakfast, Lunch, Meal Ideas

Elderflower Cordial

This cordial recipe is refreshingly sweet. Perfect for a refreshing hot day thirst quencher. My children can spot an elderflower bush in full bloom – road side – anywhere between Otematata and Oamaru. They are pretty much a weed down here in the South Island. The girls have their eyes zoomed in, as they love […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas

The Cheapest and Easiest Pea Salad

When you need a quick salad to take to a BBQ or family event and you have no idea what to make, or if you’re thinking do you even have enough ingredients to make something delicious – then this is what you should make! This simple to make sale will be the one your friends […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas

Family Beef Casserole

Do you want a hearty family friendly beef casserole? Then look no further. This is it. When I am cooking for our family I tend to leave out most vegetables from the casserole and serve them on the side. This is just simply something I do to avoid negative food discussions at meal times. I […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas

Instant Pot Macaroni Cheese

Magic Pot Mac and Cheese This quick and easy dinner, snack or bowl of comfort food is only eight minutes away! Make this for a quick dinner for kids. Or when friends call in unexpected. It makes a great side dish too.Make a bowl as comfort food and sit back and watch your favourite show. […]