Cooking Ideas

Fabulous Ways to Use Apples, Toffee Apple Recipes

Fabulous Ways to Use Apples, Toffee Apple Recipes

Posted on 31st May 2015

I love finding new and exciting apple recipes! Apples are just so versatile and easy to make something special from. Some of my favourites are Toffee Apple Recipes, Apple Pie Recipes, Apple Crumble Recipes and Apple Sauce.



Delicious Pear Muffins

Delicious Pear Muffins

Posted on 12th Apr 2015

There’s something lovely about juicy, ripe and healthy pears that make you want to reach for another one from the fruit bowl! Pears are a powerhouse fruit packed with nutrition. They’re rich in many vitamins essential to human health including magnesium, potassium, calcium and vitamins E, A and C. They’re great as a quick energy snack due to the large levels of fructose and glucose in the fruit.



4 Interesting Easter Egg Designs

4 Interesting Easter Egg Designs

Posted on 26th Mar 2015

Easter is a fun time for kids and adults alike. Not only is there plenty of chocolate to eat, there is a focus on crafts over this long weekend which brings much entertainment. Here are four interesting Easter egg designs to inspire you.



The Ultimate Summer Drink – Lychee Martinis

The Ultimate Summer Drink – Lychee Martinis

Posted on 13th Jan 2015

Lychees have a sweet flavour and flowery aroma that offers an exotic twist to any cocktail. These four lychee drink recipes are a cool and refreshing way to beat the summer heat.



The Best of Stone Fruit: White Nectarines

The Best of Stone Fruit: White Nectarines

Posted on 18th Nov 2014

Stone fruit season is beginning so prepare your taste buds for amazing flavour! These fruits are named for the large seed, or stone, in the middle. White nectarines are an amazing stone fruit that should not be missed.



How to Use Fruit Chutneys

How to Use Fruit Chutneys

Posted on 18th Oct 2014

Fruit Chutney is possibly the world’s best loved, and most misunderstood condiment.



Fruit Chutneys add dimension and flavour

Fruit Chutneys add dimension and flavour

Posted on 15th Aug 2014

Did you know that the term chutney comes from the East Indian chatni – which means “strongly spiced,” and is described as a condiment made up of chopped fruits, vinegar, spices and sugar cooked into a chunky spread.



Ways to use Fruit in Season, Feijoa Ice Cream

Ways to use Fruit in Season, Feijoa Ice Cream

Posted on 3rd Jun 2014

Want to make something to really impress your guests at your next dinner party? Try some exotic homemade Feijoa Ice Cream! The wonderful Feijoa Fruit is in season right now (March to July).



Italian Antipasto Marinated Swiss Brown Mushrooms

Italian Antipasto Marinated Swiss Brown Mushrooms

Posted on 22nd May 2014

Did you know that Swiss brown mushrooms are full of flavour, high in fibre and contain more potassium than bananas? They are easy to prepare since they don’t need to be washed and peeled.



Delightfully Fresh Mother’s Day Lunch Menus

Delightfully Fresh Mother’s Day Lunch Menus

Posted on 6th May 2014

Whether your mother wants lunch on the patio, a formal family meal or an afternoon with the ladies, it is easy to plan a lunch full of fresh fare that will delight your taste buds and make her feel like royalty.