Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Month: January 2016

Eating Healthy: Not Just for January

Feeding Time Blog

After indulging over Christmas and New Year, I’m sure we’ve all been shamed into getting back on track. If you’re anything like me you’ve tried Dry January and it turned out to be more like Partially-Dry January and while there are still chocolates hanging about the place, their numbers are falling and soon, the kitchen will be a wasteland of home-cooking and herbal teas.

OK, so ‘wasteland’ is my attempt at irony, but it’s supposed to prove a point. The point being that healthy eating doesn’t have to be, and damn-well shouldn’t be a no-fun affair. Your daily meals should …

Baked Ricotta and Sour Cream Cheesecake

Feeding Time Blog

Feeding time blog

Early January is not the greatest time to have a birthday. By new year, everyone’s had enough of revelling, pigging out and parties and so the Capricorn must seek humbler means to celebrate. This year, mum bought a home-made feast to my house. She made her legendary lasagne and surprised me with what was possibly the most perfect cheesecake I’d ever seen. It was an epic feed and I enjoyed every single morsel and today I will share my mother’s recipe for the queen of cakes. You’ll see that in the original recipe it calls for cottage cheese, but mum …

Welcome to 2016!

Feeding Time Blog

I took this photo when I got up really early one morning while on holiday. The calm and beauty of a sunrise reminds me of what it feels like to welcome the new year. After the chaos of Christmas, you get a chance to unwind for a few days to reflect on what’s been and dream about what lies ahead. Everything feels still and quiet for one precious, brief moment.

And then school starts, work resumes and you start thinking about appointments, booking trips, things to achieve and goals to work towards and once again the wheels creak into action. …