Egg Free Chocolate Walnut Cake

Chocolate Walnut Cake Slices

There is something so comforting about the classic, un-pretentious, homemade chocolate cake that I would, at any given time, trade a fancy plate of … [Continue reading]

Vegetable Au Gratin

Vegetable Au Gratin

'Vegetable Au Gratin' is a dish of French origins where assorted vegetables are mixed with white sauce and topped with butter, cheese and bread … [Continue reading]

Perk Up Your Brown Paper Gift Wrap

Brown Paper Gift Wrap

Make your plain brown paper gift wrap interesting by embellishing it with scraps found in your craft drawer. Here are a couple of creative ideas to … [Continue reading]

Easy, DIY Angry Birds Playable Birthday Cake


Here's a very simple way to make a 'Playable' Angry Birds Cake. I did for my daughter's 6th birthday. It is pretty simple as I was looking for a cake … [Continue reading]

Sanika’s No-Bake Cranberry Bars

No Bake Cranberry, Oatmeal and Peanut Butter Bars

Little Chef Sanika got tired of Mamma asking her not go near the oven or the gas stove, and asked for a recipe that needed no cooking or baking. I … [Continue reading]

How to Propagate Basil Plant

Basil Plant Propagation Successful

My first basil plant was such a joy to have! I could imagine making my own Pesto for the rest of my life. But my dreams of a 'pot full' of basil were … [Continue reading]

What Can Damage Your Old Books?

Protecting old books from damage

Whether you have finally decided to take on antique book collecting as a hobby or were handed down a family legacy to take care of, it’s important for … [Continue reading]

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Caramelized Orange Jelly

Caramelised Orange Jelly Panna Cotta

Rich, creamy Panna Cotta is a lovely Italian dessert that stands out proudly among complicated desserts. This easy and no-fuss dessert can, however, … [Continue reading]

Sameer’s Winnie the Pooh 2nd Birthday

Sammy Boy's Winnie the Pooh Birthday Cake for his 2nd Birthday Party

Sammy turned TWO! As always, I was as excited about throwing yet another birthday party as I was about seeing my little boy growing up. Our theme for … [Continue reading]

High Protein, Vegetarian Soya Chunk Rice with Chinese Chilli Sauce

High Protein, Vegetarian Soya Chunk Rice with Chinese Chilli Sauce

Looking for a high protein, vegetarian lunch? Try my power packed lunch for today: I can hardly be called punctual when it comes to posting on … [Continue reading]