Meatballs and Pasta

Meatballs are fun to eat and keep really well in the fridge or freezer. Whenever you cook them, make lots of extras and freeze them in ziplock bags. A quick sauce and dinner is ready. As a bonus, every one thinks you’ve been slogging over them for hours. Continue reading Meatballs and Pasta


I bought a waffle maker about a year ago when I was craving singapore-style soft waffles. I’ve always wondered if Belgian waffles would turn out well as home. The only reason I hadn’t tried making them, was because I couldn’t find pearl sugar in Melbourne. The other night I came across a tip in a food blog for a pearl sugar alternative. Continue reading Waffles

Moong Dal Sprouts Salad

Mum recently bought a sprout growing gadget from India and she had no idea how to use it. To be honest, I don’t think she even knew what it was, she probably thought it was a set of tupperwares. So I’m now the proud owner of this strange looking gadget, I wish she’d give away money as generously as she gives away her impulsive purchases. Continue reading Moong Dal Sprouts Salad

Easy Bruschetta

The weather here in Melbourne has been crazy-hot. Going into the kitchen is a nightmare, so I’ve been preparing food as quickly and easily as possible. Any cooking is done outside on the BBQ. These are a great option when you have people to feed and you can’t be bothered slaving over a hot stove. Continue reading Easy Bruschetta

On the Food Trail – India (Chennai) January 2012

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We’re back in Chennai, 2 years after my last trip. This time I wasn’t alone and had Mangy and my dad with me. Two more mouths to feed, so I could try a lot more food! We’re here for only 2 days, but we’ve eaten enough to last us an entire month! Pics below – enjoy!