A quick and tasty mid week meal …

Pumpkin and Lentil Bake

I was truly stumped on what to make for dinner tonight. I was over beef (we just invested in 1/4 of a beast so we have an abundance of it in our freezer!) and I just felt like a night of vegetables. Now, as you probably know, it’s not easy to cook a satisfying vegetarian … Continue reading


Experimenting with curry!

Beef & Spinach Karahi Curry

Last Sunday was an overcast dreary day, so instead of sitting around home hubby and I decided to venture out of town to a nearby city and enjoy a nice café lunch and browse around the shops (sad but true, we have to venture ‘out of town’ for good dining and shopping!). We went to … Continue reading

Carrot Cake a.k.a ‘Decorative Baking’

Carrot Cake

I don’t often bake when it’s just the two of us at home, so having friends to stay (like we did this weekend just been) is a great excuse! I usually bake a day in advance and Hubby has termed it ‘Decorative Baking’ because he is not allowed to touch it until our guests arrive! … Continue reading