Malaysian Chicken Noodle Soup

Now this is a very old favourite. I hadn't made this soup in about 10 years as it comes from one of my first ever recipe books purchased way back when. I have no idea how authentic it is either, but delicious it certainly is! I've had a horrendous cold this past week and generally… Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Noodle Soup


Bacon and Lentil Soup with Ham and Cheese Toasts

On the last day of the school holiday I took the day off work to spend with my little man. When I asked if he had anything special he'd like to do that day like go to a movie, play mini golf, skate park, etc. his reply melted my heart: "It doesn't matter Mum, as… Continue reading Bacon and Lentil Soup with Ham and Cheese Toasts


Prawn and Pumpkin Soup

Soup, Soup, glorious Soup! It has to be one of the easiest meals to prepare and one of my favourite Winter standbys. Simply wack everything into a pot, pour in some stock and let it simmer away until the delicious aromas begin tantalising your tummy juices. Thankfully my family isn't fussy and puts up with… Continue reading Prawn and Pumpkin Soup


Healthy Homemade Beef Lasagne

School holidays and Mother's Guilt go hand in hand in my book. You see, I'm a working Mum so although I look forward to the school holidays as much as anyone, I always end up with The Guilts about school holiday programmes. I've always worked and am lucky that I enjoy working, and I strongly… Continue reading Healthy Homemade Beef Lasagne

Light Meals, Sauces

Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta

Blue Cheese, also referred to as Gorgonzola, Roquefort or Stilton depending on where it originates from and the type of bacteria used, is believed to have been discovered by accident many years ago (and by that I mean close on two centuries ago) when, you guessed it, mold began to grow and someone decided to… Continue reading Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta