3 Healthy Recipes using the Health Star Rating System

Sponsored post sharing some of my quick and healthy midweek recipes. If you read the blog last week, you would have found out a little about the Health Star Rating system. But if you didn't (what were you doing?) you can read all about how it works here. I've been applying the star rating … [Read more...]

How to incorporate Dairy into your Daily Diet

Sponsored Post. When I was growing up we could ride horses almost before we could walk, and our spare time was filled with ponies and gymkhanas and visiting our friends on farms. My cousin is married to a dairy farmer in England, deep down in the lush green western corner of North … [Read more...]

Dining Onboard Sea Princess World Cruise

Food Glorious Food! We'd heard from friends that the food experience on cruises was something very special, and when we first encountered Princess Cruises we were left in no doubt that our 104 night round the world adventure was going to be filled with the most wonderful dining experiences. So … [Read more...]

Sweet Chocolate Treats on The Golden Princess

Are you a chocolate lover? Yes? Oh goodie, me too! Come along with me today as we hop on board the Golden Princess with master chocolatier Norman Love. If you scroll on down, you'll find one of his everso-slightly-naughty Chocolate Journeys recipes. It was a hot sunny day in Melbourne, the … [Read more...]

Two Fabulous Lunch Recipes for Christmas

In Australia we often have a salad lunch on Christmas day because the weather is generally very hot. We'll probably be sitting around in swimsuits and sarongs, or if we're lucky a new floaty summer frock! We might accompany barbecued prawns and cold meats with delicious fresh salads using … [Read more...]

Honey Soy Salmon with Pear and Chilli Salad (Low calorie fish recipe)

Anyway, here's the thing. We're on a bit of a cut-back-on-all-the-treats-diet after way too much indulgence in England and Malaysia recently. Clotted cream, cider, puddings, and then lots of scrummy Asian food in Kuala Lumpur. So I've been experimenting, like you do, with some new recipes to kick … [Read more...]

Healthy Green Juice Recipes of the Week

It's that time of year when some of us are probably trying to lose the Christmas muffin top that's accumulated around our waist, not just over the festive season, but for a while longer than we care to admit. So it's time to re-address eating habits and step up the exercise to get a little … [Read more...]

Easy Brunch Recipes : Potato Terrine with Salmon

Dave likes to tell me that when we were first married I couldn't even boil an egg. Now maybe I was a bit experimental, but I wasn't that useless and over the years as we've moved from country to country I've added a bit of this and a bit of that into my repertoire, and as such I'm very good at … [Read more...]

The best ever easy cheesecake recipe

Half a lifetime ago I contributed to a wonderful cookbook masterminded by my friend Catherine for the British School Manila. We were living in The Philippines at the time and our children attended the school. In fact we were there for nearly four years, had an amazing time and met some incredible … [Read more...]

Crispy Cauliflower Recipe

Sometimes my son comes clean with me. Like yesterday when he told me that he used to feed most of his vegetables to the dog when he was little. Now that he tells me this I understand why Charlie the cocker spaniel didn't grow fat on South African cumquats alone. He also used to get drunk on them … [Read more...]