Bran Biscuits

  Mum made these Bran Biscuits recently and shared them with friends. This left the friends wanting the recipe, and asking which recipe she used, but of course, as everyone knows, and this is a recurring theme of this blog, it is never that simple with Mum and recipes. Mum referred to (the words ‘referred’ […]

Potato and Herb Frittata (and No Salt Vegetable Medley)

  Mum and I were tuned into ZB Radio on a Saturday morning, listening to Nici Wickes talking about her latest recipes. Spanish Potato and Rosemary Tortilla was the recipe of the day, and Mum and I thought that sounded nice to make for our dinner, so we listened carefully to the ingredients and instructions. […]

Paper Craft: Notebook Covers

  I design and craft original covers for all my notebooks. I have been doing this for years and have amassed quite a collection. The following photos are of the covers I made for the notebook I use to scribble down what Mum does in the kitchen (I was a bit slack with the previous […]

Celebrating Spring-time with Cake

    Spring has sprung! As it is officially the first day of Spring, I wanted to share a photo of a beautiful floral cake that celebrates the arrival of spring. The pretty cake I am referring to features on the cover of the September issue of Taste New Zealand Magazine. Unfortunately…… due to copyright […]