Simple Tuna Pasta

My husband’s been away, and the first thing my kids did was ask me “Mama, can we PLEASE have REAL pasta before Daddy get’s home?” I’ll let you into a secret. It doesn’t matter how often I tell you that there is nothing wrong with gluten free pasta, I’m lying. the whole al dente thing…

Coleslaw with an asian twist

Coleslaw used to be one of my favourite salads. Childhood days in my Mum’s late 1970s kitchen, when Margaret Fulton ruled (she still does occasionally), and when a “salad” was always lettuce, tomato and cucumber with french dressing. There were only two other variations – Potato salad (with bacon chips from a jar) and the…

Dairy-free Carbonara

Did you know that traditional carbonara recipes often don’t contain cream? It’s amazing, isn’t it, that you can get a creamy sauce without actually using cream. Think about mayonnaise. It also doesn’t contain any dairy (if you make it yourself – who knows what they put in the jar). Egg yolks are amazing little things…

Honey Bundt

My kids have colds again.  My granny knew the cure for the common cold a long, long time ago. So did her granny, and her granny’s granny. Honey, citrus, and love. Now we have scientific proof – honey not only soothes a sore throat, it also aids in controlling bacteria and supports the immune system.…