Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Monday, April 19, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
Sunday, March 21, 2010
* The Gospel Demands Radical Sacrifice.
* The Gospel Demands Radical Compassion.
* The Gospel Requires Radical Urgency.
* The Gospel Requires Radical Giving.
* The Gospel Requires Radical Abandonment.
It's an excellent series and I recommend it to all Christians. Click here to listen to it yourself.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
This is a really easy and delicious trifle I took to our family Christmas gathering.
1 packet of jam rolls
1 packet of jelly
1 vanilla pudding mix
1. Make the vanilla pudding and jelly ahead of time according to the instructions on the packets and put in the fridge to set.
2. Whip the cream using an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
3. Place the jam rolls in the bottom of a large bowl.
4. Place the jelly, then the vanilla pudding on top of the jam rolls.
5. Put the whipped cream on top of the vanilla pudding, then decorate with bananas and strawberries.
Saturday, December 12, 2009
With Christmas just a couple of weeks away we have been reading "The Christmas Story" almost every day. This book is written in simple language and tells the story of how Mary and Joseph travelled to Bethlehem where Mary gave birth to the baby Jesus in a manger. I hope that reading this book together will become one of our family traditions that we do at this time every year.
Monday, November 2, 2009
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Monday, October 26, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
I also made some butterfly cookies but with all the excitement of the day I forgot to take any photos. It was lots of fun and I can't believe that I now have a one year daughter!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
I think Caesar Salad is probably my favourite salad of all time and this recipe is one of the best I've come across.
Tabbouleh is always a favourite at barbecues and lasts for a few days in the fridge. I use extra dressing if the mixture is looking too dry, and my dad's secret is to use couscous instead of bulghur for a finer texture.
Grilled Turkey Salad
This is a great salad to make with left-over turkey breast.
Greek Pasta Salad
This is a fast and easy recipe for a healthy meal or side-dish.
I love eating cold tuna in Summer and this recipe works well as a complete meal. I leave out the basil and rosemary as I find they can be too strong with the other flavours.
This is my husband's recipe:
5 large boiled potatoes
5 boiled eggs
1 cup whole egg mayonnaise
100 grams finely diced bacon
1 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons horseradish
2 shallots chopped
1. Steam Potatoes for 20 minutes or until cooked but still firm. Rinse Potatoes thoroughly in cold water to stop cooking process. Once rinsed and still cooling splash with Juice of 1 Lime and let lime infuse as potatoes continue to cool
2. Hard boil 5 Eggs. Cut eggs in half and extract solid egg yoke into a small mixing bowl. Using a tablespoon from the mayonnaise mash egg yolks into paste.
3. In a pan fry pan thoroughly cook bacon and then allow to cool in fridge
4. In a large mixing bowl, thoroughly mix remainder of mayonnaise, sour cream, egg yoke paste and horseradish.
5. In another large shallow mixing bowl cut potatoes into large cubes and add quartered boiled eggs (without yolks). Drizzle potato salad dressing over potato and egg mix and gently fold through.
6. Sprinkle shallots and bacon pieces over mix.
Chop your favourite fruit into bite sized pieces and mix together in a large bowl. Chill before serving. I like to use apples, bananas, peaches, strawberries, grapes, and mandarins. If you prefer a sweeter recipe, try this one.
Friday, September 18, 2009
12. Lay the crepe on a plate and repeat the process with the other half and with more crepes.
Makes approximately 6 crepes (or 12 pieces for the pin wheel).
Monday, September 14, 2009
If you haven't yet discovered The Pioneer Woman then you really need to go and have a look at her fabulous website. She takes the most gorgeous photos and her recipes are soooo good. And she's hilariously funny too.
Also, below is the link to the blog of an American girl who is working in an orphanage in Africa. She shares some very moving and heart-breaking stories.
Monday, September 7, 2009
Daddy decided that teddy could wear the dress until Baby Bee needed it. Haha!
Friday, September 4, 2009
200g caster sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
400g plain flour, plus more for dusting
1. Cream the butter and sugar in an electric mixer until well mixed and creamy.
2. Add the egg and continue beating.
5. Place the dough on a floured surface and knead it briefly. Roll it out to about 5mm thickness.
6. Use cookie cutters to cut out the shapes and place them on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.
7. Put them back in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
9. Bake in the oven for 8-12 minutes until the edges become golden brown.
10. Let the cookies cool completely before icing them.