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Stretching Minced Meat

Because meat is usually the most expensive part of a recipe I try to avoid using meat wherever I can. I realise however that cooking without meat all week get’s a little difficult, and my roommate is one of those meat people who hate vegetables. 201 more words

Daily Frugality

Psychosis Is A Waking Nightmare

And this guy’s just reached out and grabbed us.

He had to have been mad, right? Because if this was just another 28-year-old narcissist having a really bad day then heaven help us all. 23 more words


Roasted Winter Root Vegetables

Roasting really brings out flavors in many vegetables you would otherwise never get.  Root veggies especially take on a kind of sweet and nutty flavor, from the maillard reaction of their starches turning into sugars and carmelizing from the heat.   55 more words


Vegetarian Thursday: creamy polenta with garlic roasted tomatoes

Polenta isn’t something I used to spend much time thinking about. I’ve had it on a few occasions and it has only been memorable because Tasha’s make a mean toasted version of it with poached eggs, asparagus and Parma ham.   172 more words


Steamed Pineapple Pudding with Coconut Ice Cream

When I visited Harborne Farmer’s Market last week, I picked up a jar of pineapple jam made by the mini jar company.  Having never tried pineapple jam before, I didn’t really know what to do with it, if I’m honest.   366 more words

Product Reviews

Feta and sundried tomato dip

I found this easy dip recipe on the internet the other day.  I  needed a quick and easy dip for a morning tea we were having at work and wanted to try something different. 128 more words


Bicol Express Recipe

Hi Everyone,

The other night, like most nights actually  I didn’t know what to cook for dinner. I was craving something really spicy so I decided to cook Bicol Express. 328 more words

Bicol Express Recipe