Macadamia ice-cream

This was so amazing.  It was also extremely rich and keto! I didn’t mix through any mix-ins, it was supposed to be a vanilla ice-cream but the macadamia did come through!  Anyway, recipe is:  Ingredients:  1 cup xylitol  1 cup macadamia milk 2 cups heavy cream 9 egg yolks vanilla extract (I used extract as…

Chicken enchiladas

Particularly proud of this one. I made a slow cooker mexican chili chicken which was less than stellar. So I have been thinking about how I can salvage this big batch of failed slow cooker chili chicken.  Then it came to me… CHICKEN ENCHILADAS. Homemade enchilada sauce from here and homemade tortillas from here. I made a…

Cake mix snickerdoodles! 

WELL, who would have thunkit. Cake mix snickerdoodles. One packet of cake mix, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup oil- rolled in cinnamon sugar and baked in a 180C oven for 8-9 minutes yielded the most lovely, yummy cookie ever!! (Ok, I’m exaggerating, but aim convinced that it would if I replaced the oil with melted butter!!)…

Mixed berry swirl ice-cream

   There is something immensely satisfying about homemade ice cream. And I’m not going to lie- I used to be super lazy and use recipes which just used cream and sugar. Didn’t see the point of making a proper custard – all that cooking on the stove, separating the eggs etc just did not appeal…

Teriyaki pork salad

   I love it when an impromptu lunch comes together. This salad was fashioned from leftovers and bits and pieces which I had in my pantry. And the result was delicious! Ingredients: leftover roast pork belly (or whatever meat you have) 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce (I used Masterfoods) iceberg lettuce (a couple of handfuls per…

First post! 

  So everyone tries to make original food,  food that looks pretty. But in actual fact, being a home cook and a new mother, I DON’T have time to do any sort of food styling or formulate new recipes. And my photography skills are crap. I did buy a DSLR, but have not learned to use…