Baked Peppers stuffed with Polenta in Beef and Vegetable Ragu

Baked PeppersThis is a real hearty, winter dish – you definitely want to be wearing your stretchy pants for this meal and not do any heavy lifting afterwards!

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Roasted Coconut Teriyaki-glazed Cauliflower & Sprouts

Teriyaki Veg

I know some of you will be shocked by this confession, but the time has come to get straight. You all know my addiction to bacon. It’s been a life-long, love affair. But the time has come to break up.  I’ve decided to go veggie.

cue gasps of horror

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StickerKid’s Awesome Stickers


This week my kid got a really nice surprise in the post, all the way from StickerKid, a custom name tag / sticker company. Having just started back at school and been given a billion books, uniform changes and stationery, these stickers could not have come at a better time! 

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Roast Pork in Lemongrass & Turmeric


This delicious and decadent roast recipe came about after being given yet another food challenge by my lovely blogger friends at Editors’ Ink, who are working together with to showcase some rather lovely ingredients.

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Three New Food Apps for Hong Kong!

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Three food apps to help foodies explore Hong Kong restaurants

When it comes to food, Hong Kong is right up there with the best – every nook and cranny is filled with amazing restaurants and food stalls that offer authentic Cantonese cuisine. While dining in this amazing city is a fairly easy, it’s not that easy to find the best joints to dine out in. Thankfully, there are smartphone apps that can help pinpoint some of the finest food places in Hong Kong.

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Eczema Relief : Coconut Matter

Coconut Matter-lifestyle-bathroom-WILD-500ml

Boy, it feels like an absolute eternity since I wrote about J’s eczema battle when he was an infant. Since we moved back to HK his skin had improved immeasurably, to the point where I could see he no longer had eczema and just suffered from the odd dry patch here and there.  Then, just before the summer, we had one day on the beach in the sun, (and before anyone freaks out, yes, he had factor 70 on and was very covered up when playing in the sunshine) which seemed to trigger a terrible outbreak of angry, red eczema on his thighs, bum, back and arms. It’s hard to say if it was the sun, or the sunscreen itself, but my poor kid was in a lot of pain and his skin looked like it might not heal. Read more

Vegetarian Pumpkin Feta Filo Pie

Vegetarian Pumpkin Feta Pie

It’s back to school season and after a LONG, busy, productive summer, gallivanting around Europe and working very hard, the recipes are back on! 

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