Mains, Yummy Recipes

Almost Good Enough to Forget You’re Eating Turkey Yet Again!: Left Overs Turkey Soup

I surely can't be the only one with eyes bigger than our entire household's stomach at turkey buying  time.  It's become a Christmas tradition buying a turkey that barely fits into our oven, gives my biceps a hell of a workout yanking it out of the oven every half hour to baste with the bucket-load… Continue reading Almost Good Enough to Forget You’re Eating Turkey Yet Again!: Left Overs Turkey Soup

Christmas, Yummy Recipes

Just in the nick of time…my Christmas Cake is Finished! Christmas Eve Craziness!

As of 5 minutes ago all our presents are wrapped and under the tree, my pastry for the next round of fruit mince pies is chillin' in the fridge and I'm about to get rollin' on my 3rd round of rum balls and apricot balls.  Why am I making them yet again you ask?  Apparently… Continue reading Just in the nick of time…my Christmas Cake is Finished! Christmas Eve Craziness!

Christmas, London, Out and About, Random

Settling In, Slowly but Surely

We've moved home 3 times since May 2009 plus 3 mini-moves (i.e living out of luggage) before settling into our first U.K home.  With that in mind you might think that we'd have this moving business down to an art form.  You'd be completely wrong.  It's become crazy clear to me that no matter how… Continue reading Settling In, Slowly but Surely

Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

The Fatty in the Corner : Apricot Balls

I can't be the only Aussie who grew up treating the Apricot Balls on the platter a bit like the fatty in the corner.  After a long night of boozing with all the pretty, pretty rum balls having been whisked away one by one,  any self-respecting sweet tooth will start to eyeball the apricot balls… Continue reading The Fatty in the Corner : Apricot Balls