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Plastic Free July 2014

Plastic Free July 2014

This year I (and a more so reluctant husband) will be participating in plastic free July.  We first took part in 2012 and it was quite eye opening.  It really made us aware of the plastic that sneaks into your life when you are not looking.  Even though we are really...

The Weekend Kitchen

This weekend we took a friend of ours and his kids (aged 4 and 6) camping.  It was the first time camping for the kids so we kept it to just the one night in case things went pear shaped. We had a great time sitting around the campfire cooking marshmallows on sticks,...
Make Your Own Harissa

Make Your Own Harissa

Harissa is a popular middle eastern condiment and in Morocco they use both a spicy variety, which is this one, and a milder variety using red capsicums.  And when I say this is spicy what I mean is it is HOT!! Harissa 65 g Dried Chillies Stems Removed 1 Tbs Dried Mint...
A Moroccan Feast

A Moroccan Feast

Recently we had some friends visit us for lunch and I decided I would cook up a Moroccan inspired lunch for us. We had Spiced Chickpeas, Carrot Salad and Beef and Quince Tagine. Carrot Salad 1 Tsp Cummin Seeds 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Tsp Honey Pinc of...