All the Noms….

Tonight was a rush…. with costumes to sew for tomorrow, and basically not very interested in eating, this was all about rushing, and eating what was available. Here we have some home grown lettuce with homemade yogurt, and home grown blackberries, a birds nest of spaghetti with sauce in the birdy, carrots, felafel patties and…

Happy Day Biscuits

Tomorrow is the staff baking competition at school.  The competition is fierce, and I may never live down the “Cake in a box” incident of 2003.  So, I have to go all out.  Last year when we did Cakes, I made a five layer rainbow cake with 2 layers of icing. This year I was…

On REALLY Fresh Fruit

I have been away- she says, somewhat apologetically…. Not really. Those of you aware of my other interests, will know of my love of travel.  This time I managed to take the whole family to Tonga and Fiji.  The weather was amazing and the sights spectacular.  However, the highlight was totally the fresh food! Everywhere…

Minestrone by Necessity

All year, my husband has been sick in one form or another.  First with chemotherapy, then the reaction to the chemo, and now the recovering from the solid destruction the treatment has taken on his stomach and intestines.  Less than ideal.  However, 2 things have come out of it.  I have become a walking expert…