Archive for February, 2008

Why is it that whenever I visit the local grocer, I always seem to bring home more than expected? Am I just a sucker for fresh produce? Does the big green enviro bag I carry need to be brought back filled to the brim? Can I not resist the colourful rows of fruit and vegetables […]


Being unemployed, or a ‘lady of leisure’ as I like to call it, is absolutely great. I can sleep in, spend all day at home in my pajamas if I wanted to and I can take my time in making a tasty breakfast instead of the usual boring tub of yoghurt and piece of fruit […]


In five hours, yesterday afternoon, I managed to whip up four cakes: hummingbird cake with cream cheese icing, orange poppyseed syrup cake, peach raspberry almond yoghurt cake and a chocolate buttermilk cake with chocolate ganache. I made them for the christening celebration of my friend Chloe’s beautiful daughter Alyssa today. The party actually finished a […]