Category Archives: Food

If life is a journey, what better way to enjoy the ride than with good “padkos!”(road food). Here are some of our favourite recipes and food ideas…

Nobis’s Chicken & Sweetcorn Soup

The day before her baby was born Nobis came to show me how to make her yummy chicken and sweetcorn soup. It’s a recipe I don’t want to forget… Here’s what goes in the soup: (and below this list I’ve … Continue reading

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Healthier Rusks

I’m excited because my parents are driving up to visit this weekend.  So in preparation I’ve been baking a bit to have some snacks and treats in the house.   I like these rusks because they are yummy with tea … Continue reading

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Jane’s Pancake Recipe

“If I tell you I love you, will you make me pancakes?” I always remember my mom’s pancakes on a rainy day….yummy!😊And they are delicious when the sun is shining too! Here’s the recipe: You will need: 4 cups cake … Continue reading

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Homemade Fudge

So we finally got Jeff to make his famous fudge for us.  I think the last time he made this was at least 15 years ago!  But he still looks like he’s in control. You will need: 1 cup milk … Continue reading

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Meringue with Caramel Yoghurt Topping

This is sort of a combination of meringue and a basic pavlova. It’s best to make these the day before you intend on serving them. You need: (To make 6 big meringues) 4 egg whites 180g castor sugar 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Jane’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

I eat cake because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere.” This is one of the sweet things I remember my mom baking for almost every birthday or event.  I think she originally got the recipe from Meryl…but that was really long ago. … Continue reading

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Easy and Delicious Oxtail Recipe

  One day it was still summer and the next day….bam…the cold was upon us and it’s winter.  Well, that’s what it felt like to me!  Although I’m more a summer type of person, winter does have its pros: blankeys, cosy … Continue reading

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