Anzac Buscuites

YUMMY ANZAC BISCUITES - INGREDIENTS - 2  cups of rolled oats, 1  cup of flour, 2/3  of a cup of coconut sugar, 3/4 cups of shredded coconut, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/3  of a cup of honey, 1 teaspoon of bicarb soda, 2 tablespoons of hot water. METHOD - Pre-heat oven to 160. Line a [...]

Anzac Buscuites2021-07-04T09:56:46+12:00

Tropical snack for on the move

SCRUMMY  HEALTHY SNACK FOR ON THE MOVE - Goji berries, Dried pineapple chunks, shredded coconut, almonds, peanuts, sliced dried bananas all mixed up for a scrummy energy boost.    

Tropical snack for on the move2021-07-04T10:49:17+12:00

Vegetarian spaghetti bolognese

VEGGIE SPAG BOG - this is a quick and easy go to dinner - while we were staying with friends Lola wanted to cook dinner for us all - she didn't follow a recipe and just used what we had - this is a will feed about 8 people. INGREDIENTS - 600 g Spaghetti or [...]

Vegetarian spaghetti bolognese2021-07-04T10:41:15+12:00

Pumpkin and coconut soup

PUMPKIN AND COCONUT SOUP with a chilli kick. Another one of Lola's own, made up, homemade, super soups - INGREDIENTS - Fresh pumpkin, 1 onion, Fresh garlic, kumara ( sweet potatoes ), Potato or 2, Tin of coconut milk, Seasoning, olive oil, Dried chilli and fresh coriander. METHOD - Start by chopping and frying the [...]

Pumpkin and coconut soup2021-07-04T11:17:51+12:00

Veggie brunch

VEGGIE BRUNCH - Its got to be a favorite - although not very healthy and a bit of a treat for us, but got to be done once in a while after a blustery walk on a cooler day. INGREDIENTS - Well  no rules -, just whatever yu fancy. We try and keep it  little [...]

Veggie brunch2021-07-04T10:51:42+12:00

Kumara pie

KUMARA PIE - WITH NO SUGAR ! Lola said she fancied  making pumpkin pie, but at the time we hadn't any pumpkin - but we did have Kumara ( sweet potato for the Pommy lot  : ) You can see in the photo that there aren't  many ingredients in this dish, and as always - [...]

Kumara pie2021-04-10T21:05:13+12:00

Basil and cashew nut pesto

BASIL AND CASHEW NUT PESTO - This is a must do, so quick and simple to make - and so versatile to have in the fridge and ready to go anytime - either by itself, as a spread on hot bread, in a bake or pasta, or drizzled over your tomato salad. However you have [...]

Basil and cashew nut pesto2021-04-10T21:42:36+12:00

Good old traditional Cornish Pasty

GOOD OLD TRADITIONAL CORNISH PASTY - While staying with our friend Steve whos from the Chanel Islands in the UK , we decided to have a Cornish night at his place. So this was a project for us all this time and not just Lola !  we made some homemade pasties and stave's  chutney and [...]

Good old traditional Cornish Pasty2021-04-09T12:16:53+12:00

Steamed muscles – Mexican style.

STEAMED MUSCLES - MEXICAN STYLE. While walking along the beach at low tide Isla spotted the big muscles on the rocks and was so excited at the thought of muscles for dinner. After checking with the locals that there good and safe, we picked a few for dinner. INGREDIENTS- Fresh muscles de bearded, scrubbed and [...]

Steamed muscles – Mexican style.2021-03-15T18:09:06+13:00

Venison patties with potato mash and greens.

VENISON PATTIES WITH POTATO MASH AND GREENS. While we were at slop point we were kindly given some home kill of wild venison from a fellow camper of which Lola made some very yummy patties out of. INGREDIENTS- Venison, 1 onion, 1 egg, seasoning, few slices of bread for crumbs to coat patties. New potatoes, [...]

Venison patties with potato mash and greens.2021-03-05T21:46:09+13:00