Mashed Potato & Bacon Fritters

As a household of just two now, I have learnt to cook enough for a meal without having a load of leftovers. But when it comes to potatoes,  I still work with the 'one for the pot' as my mum did when I was a kid. Needless to say, there are leftovers these days without … Continue reading Mashed Potato & Bacon Fritters

Cheesy Cauliflower Waffles

Cheesy Cauliflower Waffles Last weekend I ventured into the exciting new world of waffles after purchasing my very first waffle maker. Blueberry Waffles were my first attempt and they were a big success with the chief tester. These airy, delicate and crisp-edged waffles were so fabulous, yet so simple to throw together, that they are destined … Continue reading Cheesy Cauliflower Waffles

Sunday or should I say ‘Monday’ Brunch on a long weekend!

I lay in bed pondering what the day ahead looked like and decided it should start with a nice cooked brunch!  Auckland Anniversary weekend giving most Aucklanders a sleep-in today and as far as I was concerned this called for a celebratory brunch and not the normal tea & toast! Now a quick shower before … Continue reading Sunday or should I say ‘Monday’ Brunch on a long weekend!

Creamy Bacon & Kumara Pasta Bake

An early lesson as a young mum with a mortgage and 3 children was to cook and feed my family on a budget. I always felt that this was one area of the household budget I could make savings. So give this recipe a go, make your own sauce and boil the pasta up. You should be able to feed a family of 4 for under $15.00 with this Creamy Bacon & Kumara Bake.