……. Sometimes you have to squeeze in a Birthday Cake….

My Christmas Baby 23 years ago, my son unexpectedly arrived 2 weeks before Christmas, 12 weeks early, weighing a tiny 3lbs 2 ¼ oz! Definitely the BEST Christmas present of my life! As a new mum, I was really aware about how December/January birthday people are often short changed on the celebration front, so I … Continue reading ……. Sometimes you have to squeeze in a Birthday Cake….

The Twelve Foodie Days of Christmas..

Christmas at Chrissie’s House is like it is for most people – that mix of old family traditions and trying some new things to spice things up…. Southern Hemisphere Christmas in the Sun As we move towards the festive season, I’m going to attempt to give you 12 Foodie posts to give you some ideas, … Continue reading The Twelve Foodie Days of Christmas..

Ugly Slow Roasted Pork Hocks with Fennel

I called this ugly, because when I went to photograph the finished product – there really was no way to make it look attractive, but hey, food doesn’t always need to look good to taste fabulous! Its Easter, and traditionally Lamb is served, but I had a hankering for these Hocks, So Pork it was. … Continue reading Ugly Slow Roasted Pork Hocks with Fennel

Heritage Carrots with a Ginger Chilli Dressing

Wandering through the Vege shop this week, I came across  bunches of coloured heritage carrots and was inspired to simply shave them and toss them with this zesty dressing. Letting the beauty of the carrots speak for themselves. Shaved thinly, the different colours are stunning and make a brilliantly hued dish.    You can of … Continue reading Heritage Carrots with a Ginger Chilli Dressing