Apple fritters on a Sunday Morning

Well…. I was going to make waffles…. but after all the cleaning from making naan bread last night, it was certainly time for something that used less bowls and cups and measuring spoons.  So back to the quest to make the best apple fritters in the world. Mum used to make great apple fritters back-in-the-day,…

Saturday… lunch in a hurry

With music lessons to get to, and reports to be dropped into school, lunch had to be a rush…. shame I left my sewing machine at school….. I wanted to try something this afternoon with it. Divided platter, with:1.  Pear, nectarine and strawberry slices (Giant strawberry actually!)2.  Gingernuts – chocolate and regular for comparison.  Prefer…

Thursday….. ARGH!

The day of the school Cultural Awards evening… so it was going to be a MAD day setting up the auditorium, checking certificates, polishing trophies etc…. sigh. This was designed to be snacked on at the big table where we were organising the certificates…. Bottom layer…. nectarine, pears and mini M&M’s.  In theory, a good…

Wednesday…. food in a box….

A particularly wonderful lunch, I may add.  Noms all round.  In the green tupperware container- 2 vegie wraps, an apricot yogurt tub.  In the bottom bento layer, waffles with peanut butter and cashew pieces with a run of grapes (which in retrospect should have little legs to become ants or something… time for ones thinking…

Easy like Tuesday morning?

I wish!  Yesterday was a public holiday here in good ol’ New Zealand…. so the day was a total relax-fest…. not.  With gardens to overhaul and school reports to write, there was not a lot of time for chillaxing in the sun. And on Tuesday morning…. well…. it’s rubbish day, so out goes the wheely…

Review #2: "School Day Lunches"

Ah, here was a book that held great possibilities…. However… after reading through the beginning part about making sure foods would stay safe to eat, and some good advice about keeping food cool, then the recipes began.  After reading many recipes with the phrase, “looks like cake, tastes like pizza” or “looks like soup, tastes…

Muffin Tin Monday – Halloween

Ooooo… spooky.  Now, I have never really been a Halloween kinda gal…. so I had to google Halloween to find out more about it.  And in the end, this is what I settled on. At the top:1.  Caramel sauce and apple slices2.  Dragon toenails (okay, so they were potato wedges)3.  Toxic ooze complete with Zombie. …