MOROCCAN ROAST CHICKEN + MILLET PRUNE STUFFING

Living in my hometown where many of my immediate family are also based, our Christmas gatherings can be rather large affairs. However, this year for various reasons – mostly the younger cousins flying the coop – it was a smallish gathering of 10 (including 4 children). For the past 3 … Read More

CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES

This week I have kept my blog post simple as I know this is a busy time of year. Below I have shared a photo story of making Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles. They are my gifts to family and friends at this giving time of year. I prefer to make and … Read More

PERUVIAN CEVICHE & QUINOA SALAD

PrintPeruvian Ceviche Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 3 hours Serves: 4 This is a traditional Peruvian dish that is a summertime staple in our house. The raw fish is marinated in lemon juice for around 3 hours (or longer). Over this time the citric acid in the lemon ‘cooks’ the … Read More

CASHEW BANANA CHEW

Please note: Feeding Little Tummies is now out of print, some libraries around New Zealand still have copies in their catalogue. Anyone who writes a book generally has a reason… a purpose behind the book. This may be to entertain, educate, inspire… In my case it was to write a … Read More

HOW TO GROW BEETROOT + BEETROOT HUMMUS

This week I had my first major garden harvest for some time. We filled a colander with broad beans (and ate half of them sitting on the garden steps) and pulled up four beautiful beetroot. Usually I would have more produce to harvest leading up to summer, however, we moved … Read More

CHOPSTICK KEBABS + CREAMY POTATO SALAD

I am craving summer… swimming at the river, barbeques at the beach, and juicy summer fruit. To settle my yearnings we have been barbequing a fair amount around here recently. We also have a lot of beef mince to use up due to purchasing a share of a locally raised … Read More