Cooking with Plums


When a call from your son’s school comes in, your immediate thought doesn’t tend to be about cooking with plums! Plum Season So, it was with much relief to discover that it was actually kilos of fresh plums on offer.  A washing basket full had been delivered to the City Mission but I figured I … 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