Cooking with Plums


  Last week, I had a missed call from a teacher at my sons’ school.  It was just after the New Year break and I was still hanging about on my deck at a Bach in the Coromandel.  I honestly thought, good grief, how could the boys be in trouble already when school is still … Continue reading Cooking with Plums

Top Tips for Food Budgeting


This week I am going to be featured on the NZ TV ONE program Whanau Living with the gorgeous Stacey Morrison.  She and I chatted a lot as we had our make up done and discussed being busy Mums who are trying to work and hold it all together – and sometimes not achieving it!  We … Continue reading Top Tips for Food Budgeting

Spinach Pie


Print Spinach Pie This was produced to feed the family with as little effort as possible – and boy not only did it feed them – it brought rapturous response! Ingredients Ingredients 2 Tbs olive oil 1 red onion finely sliced 1 brown onion finely sliced 250 g back bacon chopped 1 bunch flat leaf … Continue reading Spinach Pie