Comfort Food

I found a bunch of photos from earlier.  I thought I had lost them when my camera died… but it turns out I didn’t!  Yay! So here we have a pasta bake, nut mix with cranberries in the side bits. In the main section, boiled egg, strawberries, cheese slice and a couple of baked stuffed…

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. …

And now for something sorta different

Well, in the mail came a new bento!  I have an obsession, I KNOW!  Here is todays lunch.  THe top layer has a baked, stuffed potato, handful of grapes and some crackers with cheese cut into little flowers. The bottom layer has capsicum hummus with cucumber and carrot sticks and a boiled egg (with dinosaur/eggshell…

Review #1: "The Lunch Box"

Ah, I started with a really basic lunchbox recipe book….. and now it has a total of 8 post-it flags attached to it.  This is “The Lunch Box” by Glenda Gourley.  This was published here in New Zealand by the National Heart Foundation in 1991. I bought this secondhand from trademe.co.nz ….. for like $3….…