Thai Iced Tea – Paleo Style

I don’t know if anyone is as in love with Bubble tea as I am. Bubble tea or Milk tea or iced tea has become a bit of a craze in New Zealand. Originating in Taiwan, it is brewed by using black tea, green tea, oolong tea or european flavours like chocolate, caramel or grape….

Delicious 40 clove Garlic Chicken

First off, I have to give credit, this recipe is not mine but is from The Stuff I make my Husband blog. I have been amazed at how many delicious and easy to prepare slow cooker recipes there have been around. This was only my second attempt in our slow cooker and the results were,…

Well Hello there, it’s been a while!

I have totally neglected my blog, after four months or so of religiously posting and updating it regularly I tucked it out of site like my favourite pair of boots after winter has finished. What can I say? Life happens. In amongst five thousand word essays, getting a new job and trying to find our…

Taking a step back and springing forward

Now that it’s been a week since the challenge ended and my last blog post. it’s time to “take a step back” and find out what last month’s cooking challenge meant to me. The biggest challenge really was finding the time for it. I decided to take on this challenge in sort of a transition…

Hasta la Vista Baby on Day 30

Well, the month of eating around the world at home has come to an end. It’s been a journey of self-discovery, creative cookery and learning photography. Our final dish is from the hot and sunny country of Mexico. Combining the punchy flavours of paprika and chili with delicious creamy avocado and fresh grated carrot, these…

Everything is Bigger in America; Day 29

I am sad to say the challenge is almost at it’s end. It’s been a journey that’s for sure! Taking the time to photograph and style the food every day has been a more major undertaking than I thought. I love making things look pretty, but my cooking time for these delicious dishes seems to…

Gorgeous Greek Salad; Day 28

Delicious fresh salad ingredients are easy to come by in the Mediterranean. Today we will be re-creating a Greek Salad. The crisp green lettuce leaves, and bite of sweet tomatoes break up the creaminess of feta cheese.   Greek Salad Serves 4: Ingredients: 1 diced tomato 1/2 an avocado diced 1/2 a small apple cucumber…

Frikadeller for fun; Day 27

Well, here we go with recipe two. It is a take on a Scandinavian favourite; traditional meatballs, known as Frikadeller. I use to love eating these meat patties for dinner with mushroom sauce on top of creamy mash potatoes. Today however I will cooking these rissoles in the oven with a mushroom and celery sauce and…

Dane Dates and Bacon; Day 26

Apologies for being MIA for the last few days. the weekend has been a busy swirl of a head cold and enjoyable social engagements. Today I will be posting two dishes from Saturday and Sunday which will bring us up to date for the challenge. Denmark is the next stop on our world wide culinary…

Tea and Pikelets anyone? Day 25

Pancakes, crepes, flap jacks, hot cakes, pikelets and Pannekoeke are all a favourite meal, dessert or snack around the world. These simple flat round cakes of deliciousness have been eaten since pre-historic times. The trend has continued into the present day when the number of variations of the recipe and serving suggestions make pancakes one of the…