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Basil Pesto

I was thinking about what to cook for tea tonight that won’t be too heavy in the tummy as we will eat late. Jason has karate practise until 8.30 and will need to have something easily digested. 169 more words

Cool Tools: Molcajete | The Only Guacamole Recipe You'll Ever Need

Chips. Salsa. Guacamole. Three simple things that tell me all I need to know about the meal I’m about to have in a Mexican restaurant.  If the salsa arrives and looks and tastes like ketchup, my hopes are dashed and I steel myself for the impending disaster that is surely to follow.   1,014 more words


DIY Lavender Potpourri


I have to say, I never thought I would be the type of person to have potpourri in my home. Potpourri is so old-fashioned, right? Yes, potpourri that is full of artificial dyes and chemically-created scents… 310 more words


Take five: Mortar and pestles

I’ve got so many ideas for pesto’s, ranging from the average basil or coriander pesto to more exotic flavours involving pumpkin seeds and kakiebos. Combining the oil, garlic, herbs and nuts to form a splendid condiment – without letting any of the ingredients fade into the background – can be tricky. 39 more words

Take Five

10 Bizarre Mythological Creatures

There are many well known examples of creatures from mythology that inspire dread, awe, curiosity or a even a combo of all three. Many of these have proved popular fodder in books and films – from Smaug the dragon, to the vampires in that popular vampire series I can’t for the life of me remember the name of. 1,136 more words

Weird Stuff

Pok Pok: Wild Duck Laap, Thai Pork Fried Rice, Cucumber Salad

I travel a lot for work typically for a project in one city that could take anywhere from a few weeks to over a year. Travelling every week for a few days to the same city can be weary. 874 more words


Guacamole dip

Made from all natural and fresh ingredients, this dip is a guilt-free and super tasty option for a snack or even a meal.  In fact, it’s so tasty that it never fails to satisfy my junk food cravings, deceivingly so, because it’s all vegetables! 113 more words