Author Archives: Craig & Jess

Looking back… Lisbon, Portugal

As we are currently saving for a wedding, we won’t be traveling overseas before our honeymoon.  Thus we have been reminiscing about our past adventures, in particular our European holiday of 2009/10. One of the surprise highlights of the trip … Continue reading

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2 minute Salad Dressing – try it!

Yes, this post is dedicated to nothing more than a salad dressing. There is no recipe adaption here, this is Jamie Oliver’s dressing from his 30 Minute Meals. Having said that, since making it a few times, we don’t worry … Continue reading

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What we cooked – some 2011 favourites

It has been almost a year since our last post as we have been busy working, traveling, and getting engaged. However, we have been enjoying cooking a range of different recipes. Here are a few of our favourites from 2011. … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue

While enjoying her holidays Jess decided, out of the blue, to do some impromptu baking. This recipe adapted from Bill’s Basics was simple to follow without too many ingredients, all of which were already had in stock. The prep took less … Continue reading

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Winter Warmer

The last couple of cold weekends we have been cooking large batches of soup. The week before we attempted a MasterChef minestrone soup; it was good, but nothing special. This weekend, we had a lot of the root veggies left over so … Continue reading

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South African Rusks a Must

Last year Craig traveled to South Africa for the World Cup and discovered rusks! They are a hard dry biscuit that you have with your tea or coffee. They are not very exciting on their own, but are great when … Continue reading

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(Another) Spanish Feast

A friend of ours hosted a Spanish themed night where we all brought a Spanish dish to share. It was awesome! There were Spanish tapas of course, a chorizo and tomato salad, raisin stuffed pork, sangria and due to a … Continue reading

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