Mexican street corn.

MEXICAN STREET CORN. INGREDIENTS- 1 tablespoon of butter, 4 ears of corn or 2 tins, 2 tablespoons of mayo, 3 ounces of cotija cheese grated- Lola used vegan cheddar 3 ounce grated, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1-4 red onion and spring onion finely chopped, a red capsicum, copped fresh coriander and seasoning to taste, and [...]

Mexican street corn.2021-07-04T11:25:01+12:00

Lola’s lunch

While at a  beautiful beachside camp at Fortrose we had some friends visit us for lunch one sunny day - right up Lolas street. So she wanted to do it all - POTATOE SALAD WITH APPLES - Boiled potatoes cooled and mixed with lightly softened leeks, red onions , chopped apple with a little mayo [...]

Lola’s lunch2021-07-04T11:23:51+12:00

Seeded crackers

SEEDED CRACKERS WITH HUMUS. INGREDIENTS- 1 cup of sunflower seeds, 3/4 of a cup of pumpkin seeds, 1/2 cup of chia seeds, 1/2 cup of sesame seeds, 1 cup of flax seeds, seasoning, and chili flakes if you choose.1 1/2 cup of water. METHOD- Preheat the oven to 170, Mix all the ingredients together in [...]

Seeded crackers2021-02-28T20:30:04+13:00

Tuna rice cakes, with sweetcorn, cucumber, lemon and chili.

TUNA RICE CAKES, WITH SWEETCORN,CUCUMBER, LEMON AND CHILLI. Lola often makes this healthy snack. INGREDIENT- Rice cakes, Tuna, cucumber, sweetcorn, a fresh lemon, red onion, good mayo, chilli, and seasoning. METHOD- Just mix the tuna and a little mayo together with sweetcorn and seasoning. Then layer on the rice cakes with sliced cucumber. Top with [...]

Tuna rice cakes, with sweetcorn, cucumber, lemon and chili.2021-07-04T11:26:18+12:00

Mexican Beans with Guacamole and Salsa

MEXICAN BEANS WITH GUACAMOLE AND SALSA Lola made us our dinner this evening, together with Isla's help of waitressing ! INGREDIENTS- FOR THE MEXICAN BEANS- Two tins of black beans ( what we had, I like to use mixed beans - but use what you wish ) Chopped onion, couple of garlic cloves, teaspoon of [...]

Mexican Beans with Guacamole and Salsa2021-07-04T11:30:09+12:00

Basic Pancakes with Raspberries

PANCAKES FOR SHROVE TUESDAY Lola wiped us up one of her basic Pancake recipes for breakfast. Lola always tries wiggling out of our everyday porridge for breakie ! luckily - as we all love pancakes. INGREDIENTS- 3 Cups of plain flour , 3 cups of cashew nut milk. 2 eggs, olive oil for the batter [...]

Basic Pancakes with Raspberries2021-02-17T20:46:14+13:00

Lola’s sugar free apple pie.

APPLE PIE While in Queenstown visiting friends one day Lola felt like making an apple pie to share. We had found some wild apples at a lakeside camp a few days previously and Lola was looking forward to doing something with them - Lets just say - that straight off the tree - they weren't [...]

Lola’s sugar free apple pie.2021-02-17T21:39:35+13:00

Rhubarb and plumb crumble.

RHUBARB AND PLUMB CRUMBLE  (Gluten, dairy, and sugar free) INGREDIENTS- FOR FRUIT BASE  - Fresh rhubarb and plumbs ( organic, foraged from a beautifully big plumb tree at our campsite one night, see pix ) , and a little orange juice. When in the land of stone fruit- Otago- eat plumb crumble ! INGREDIENTS- FOR [...]

Rhubarb and plumb crumble.2021-02-17T21:47:18+13:00

Couscous salad with fruit and basil.

COUSCOUS SALAD WITH FRUIT AND BASIL. Lola's fresh and fruity salad for light summertime dinners. Lola's not done this one before, and came as a nice surprise last night after a hot day. Ingredients- See photo of Lola's hand written list. Method - Start by cooking the purl couscous, while its' cooking prepare the salad [...]

Couscous salad with fruit and basil.2021-02-17T21:51:33+13:00

Fresh fish and salad

FRESH FISH AND SALAD Following on from our market outing today, Lola's cooked us a lovely healthy dinner this evening from our produce bought today...... See the photo of Lola's ingredients list. Method - Chop and prepare the salad. Cut the fish into small manageable pieces, and coat them in seasoned flour, then pan fry [...]

Fresh fish and salad2021-02-17T21:57:00+13:00