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Rainbow Birthday Cake

So the big Number 5 birthday party was fast approaching and the all important cake discussions had begun.  We…

Dumplings (Japanese Gyoza)

These are great fun to make with my 4 year old, she loves helping in the kitchen.  I have…

2 Minute Mayo

For years I watched cooking shows and marveled at these people who had all the patience in the world…

The best Carrot Cake EVER!

I don’t find myself baking very often, it’s so very precise and any deviation from the recipe can turn…

Recipe: Pita Pockets

I’ve tried before and failed miserably to make Pita Pockets, I could never quite get the ‘pocket’ area of…

It might sound a bit of an odd combo but this Kumara, Apple and Garlic soup is just divine! Perfect for a cold winters day.

1kg kumara (any type) cut into cubes
1 onion, peeled and cut into wedges
1 granny smith apple, cored and cut into wedges
4 garlic cloves
60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1.5-2L chicken stock

Kumara, Apple and Garlic Soup

It might sound a bit of an odd combo but this Kumara, Apple and Garlic soup is just divine! Perfect for a cold winters day.

1kg kumara (any type) cut into cubes
1 onion, peeled and cut into wedges
1 granny smith apple, cored and cut into wedges
4 garlic cloves
60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1.5-2L chicken stock