“I don’t want a birthday cake” my just turned six year old declared. “I want a birthday pudding!” So that’s what he got- chocolate self-saucing pudding with candles! It was a bit of a strange request, but I can’t say I blame the birthday boy. There is nothing better than warm, gooey, chocolatey […]
I’ve got a huge list of family dinner ideas, I’ve even got a growing list of breakfast ideas, but lunches are still getting the better of me. School lunches, weekend lunches, lunches when it’s just me at home… whatever kind of lunch, it often ends up being boring bread. Now there’s nothing wrong with a […]
My kids are stuck in a food rut. All they want to eat is mexican food. I can add taco seasoning to just about anything and all four of my kids will eat it and ask for seconds. All four kids, eating and liking the same meal! That is a rare and precious thing, so […]
This post is sponsored by Dairy Australia Three out of my four kids don’t drink milk. In fact, they would rather eat their cereal dry than add milk to it! Personally I think that is all kinds of wrong (dry cereal? You have to be kidding!), but over the years I’ve learned that it’s much […]
When life gives you apples… um… bake lots of things with apples in them? We were given yet another big bag of apples this week, and since my freezer is already full of apple sauce, and I can’t face cutting, dipping and drying any more apple slices, the only thing left to do is bake […]
We had a fancy afternoon tea on the weekend. I whipped up this amazing lemon and berry strudel, using my awesome culinary skills, in no time flat. Ok fine, I confess, unless you call defrosting a sheet of puff pastry and turning on the oven skill, I didn’t use any culinary skills at all to […]
Desert or Dessert?
No matter how many little rhymes or tricks I read about I never seem to be able to remember which is which! But who cares how you spell it, as long as it tastes good right?
At the Pickle Farm we like a special treat every now and then, and one of our favourite treats is an easy fruit sponge dessert (I think that’s right?).
So I have this great giant baked berry pancake of awesomeness recipe that really and truly is awesome. My kids bug me to make it all the time, but it involves egg whites, whipping them to be exact, and sadly, my total-cheapskate-only-costs-me-five-buck-second-hand electric mixers broke. They broke! I’m still in shock. I thought these ancient […]