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Whole And Hearty Mutton Stew {The Flu Antidote}

March 10, 2013

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Being sick is the pits I tell you! Friday morning I woke up to a high temperature , sore body, jammed, sore throat and I literally could not move a muscle. So under normal circumstances, what do you do? You somehow get out of bed long enough to be able to feed the kids and bring them to school.You come back home, call in sick, crawl under your doona, have a panadol or two and sleep the day off , right?

Totally Epic Quinoa Sandwich.

March 3, 2013

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Alright! So if you follow the Facebook page, you will know that I have been raving on about my recent love affair with superfood Quinoa ( pronounced keen-wah) of late. I tried a delightful quinoa salad at my friend Ms.R’s house recently and fell in love. What a beautiful, tasty and versatile grain it is! […]

Back To Basics – Pakistani Aloo Gosht aka Goat and Potato Curry

February 23, 2013

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Aloo Gosht –  Urdu for Meat and Potato curry Aloo Gosht is a meat curry in Pakistani and North Indian cuisine. It consists of potatoes (“aloo”) cooked with meat (“gosht”), usually lamb or mutton, in a stew-like shorba or gravy. The dish can be served and eaten with plain rice or with bread such as […]

Papri On A Health Kick.

February 17, 2013

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Now let me warn you, if you are going to make this recipe, you need to lose the pre-conceived fat laden notions you have of deep fried papris. Wipe out your memories. All clean? Ok Good! Those of you who don't know what I'm going on about, what you don't know won't hurt you. Lets go!

By Popular Demand – Zucchini Slice At It’s Vegetarian Best.

February 13, 2013

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Stumped for school lunchbox ideas? Try this popular delight.

A Perfect Little Pick Me Up From Wonder Winnies {Review}

January 24, 2013

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Sweetened with stevia, and enhanced with natural herbs, Wonder Winnies are a fantastic range of low calorie thirst quenchers - perfect on those really hot days when you need a little pick me up to grab and go.

{Wordless Wednesday} Do You Count Calories?

January 23, 2013

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    Somethings in life are worth every calorie spent , a lightly warmed up Portuguese Custard Tart is one of them.   Linking up with Twinkle In The Eye Blog  and My Little Drummer Boys  for Wordless Wednesday.

Entertaining Made Simple And Delightful by Baker’s Delight.

December 24, 2012

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And here it is! Christmas Eve is finally upon us and after weeks of preparation, intense shopping sprees, present buying dilemmas, numerous trips to the post office and evenings spent wrapping presents. A couple of posts ago, we talked about how the lead up to Christmas can be a busy and anxious time for many […]

Cinnamon Scrolls – Warm, Delightful, Divine -To Die For.

October 28, 2012

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Achieving cinnamon scrolls from scratch to perfection is an esteemed status you and kind of makes you look and feel like a Martha Stewart in the making.

Darkish Rocky Road – Recipe Included And Absence Explained…Well Sort Of.

October 18, 2012

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Here's a recipe for something sweet and delightful and known as rocky road for all the right reasons. That yummy, gooey, chocolatey and so very sinful slice of heaven we all LOVE.

The Pancake Recipe You Can’t Afford To Miss!

September 22, 2012

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Thick, fluffy and borderline sinful, just the way pancakes were meant to be!

Bundt Cake – Of Life And It’s Simple Pleasures.

September 12, 2012

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You know how much I love the the little things in life. A stolen kiss, an unexpected hug, glad wrapped coffee , shabby bouquets and messy toast. Tiny gestures that make my world. Then there are the simple pleasures , falling asleep to the lull of an ocean, sharing a laugh or a delightful meal with the […]

Simple Goodness – Guest Blog By Lucy Curtis.

August 29, 2012

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The busyness of our day to day lives means time and patience are particularly stretched after a long and tiring day, so when evenings too quickly roll around, cooking a family meal seems a monumental task – so alternatives like takeaway or frozen foods, high in fat and kilojoules are an easy, if unhealthy route to getting a meal on the table....

Notes From Pakistan – The Bun Kebab, The Botal And The Drive In Dining.

July 24, 2012

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So the other night, I convinced my brother to take us out to dinner and no it wasn't to a posh Karachi cafe. It was to Karachi's oldest and most popular food strip, Burns Road . Burns Road is considered the authority on popular Pakistani foods/drinks such as Nihari, Haleem, Dahi Bada and Lassi among many more. 6 of us piled up in my brother's car and headed to Burns Road for an unparalleled culinary experience.