Ricotta Ice Cream with Sea Salt & Salted Caramel

Sea Salt Ice cream


It’s 9:30am, and it’s my first day of freedom – no child (off to his dad’s for the summer) and no job for 10 days. I can do anything I want! HURRAH!  I made ice-cream. Because I’m a grown up. And I can eat ice-cream whenever I want. Especially if there’s no small child around…

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Green Tea Cake with Lemon Cream



It is a fact of my life that if it is raining outside, I will invariably be baking. Is there anything more soothing and comforting for a cook on a rainy day? (To be honest, off the top of my head having a massage, a hot bath, watching a movie, napping, reading are probably right up there before baking). Read more

Christmas Spring Rolls



Fusion. Such a dirty word to so many foodies. NOT THIS ONE!  No one else but third culture kids will know the joy of eating hard-boiled eggs with Maggi sauce, or condensed milk on toast. There is a lot to be said for the meeting of East and West…

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Beetroot Brownies & A Small Rant

Beetroot Brownie 

  Let me start by saying I don’t actually have this problem with my kid. He’s pretty good about eating his greens.  But I have had a lot of people asking lately about what I’m doing that makes him so good at eating his food. The answer is…wait for it… I DON’T GIVE HIM A CHOICE.

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Honey Cinnamon Waffles


This is a delicious breakfast dish, equal parts healthy and sinful.  You can add a handful of oats to boost the fibre power, and use a mix of whole wheat and white flours (as I did) or just be totally sinful and go white.  Serve with extra crispy bacon.  Buttermilk isn’t always easy to find but you can make your own by souring a glass of fresh milk with a tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice.  

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Banana Icecream

Summer is on its way! After all the weeks of rain, we have had two days of glorious sunshine. I almost wept with happiness.  What better way to celebrate than with a dish of gorgeous home-made ice cream? Read more