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Montville – The Long Apron

Montville – The Long Apron

This is the 3rd and last post in a little trip I have been taking with you around the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.  Montville - The Spotted Chook Ferme Auberge AND The Sunshine Coast Hinterland - What to Do Were the other blogs if you would like to catch up. Normally...

Fish Cakes

Fish Cakes

  I'm sure everyone has their versions of these fish cakes, just like everyone has a version of the Tuna Bake or Macaroni and Cheese. So here is mine. This is budget, budget food. You can used any cheap tinned fish, sardines, tuna, mackerel, or salmon. Less or...

Monday Musings – My Dad

Monday Musings – My Dad

Monday Musings is a bit different today as I kind of don't know where to start with this blog. Its really hard to talk about my dad and who he was to me, as I had a much closer relationship with my mum. In a way, the time I had with my dad after mum died was some of...

Garlic Dip – Life Changing Food

Garlic Dip – Life Changing Food

You know when you buy a cook book of an author you love and it just sits on the shelf next to all the other books that you love after you have done a quick flick though and though, "I will make some of those one day"? THIS IS NOT ONE OF THOSE BOOKS. Buy it, make the...

Sunshine Coast Hinterland – What to do

Sunshine Coast Hinterland – What to do

Last week I showed you around a little B&B called "The Spotted Chook" in Montville on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. We often like to get away in winter, somewhere there is a fire and last year we stayed at Maleny Luxury Cottages, These self contained cabins are...

Chocolate Chunk Brownie (Thermomix Method Included)

Chocolate Chunk Brownie (Thermomix Method Included)

Well I have been making these Chocolate Chunk Brownies for about 25 years, but it wasn't till I went to a wonderful Chocolate Masterclass with Janie Turner, That I remembered this fabulous recipe that I had not made in so long. Then a friend rang me and said "do you...

Thermomix Chocolate Masterclass

Thermomix Chocolate Masterclass

Thermomix, Chocolate and Masterclass, three of my favourite things combined. You see dear reader, you all know that I love to cook and I really love food, but what you don't know is I'm a food nerd. I ready food books and recipe books, I even have a book about knives....

Montville – The Spotted Chook Ferme Auberge

Montville – The Spotted Chook Ferme Auberge

The Spotted Chook Ferme Auberge is a stunning french style B&B situated on 176 Western Avenue, Montville, Queensland and is wonderfully hosted by Leroy and Jane. You arrive and Leroy gives you a little tour of the place to tell you where everything is, and show...

Vanilla – Make your own

Vanilla – Make your own

Vanilla is kind of a staple in my house, even when a sweet recipe don't say vanilla, I think that have made a typo and I put it in anyway 🙂 So I decided to do some research and find out what is in it... turns out 2 ingredient!!!  Fresh Vanilla pods and vodka and...

In My Kitchen – October 2019

In My Kitchen – October 2019

Well it has been a long time between drinks in The Mother Hubbard's Kitchen.... In fact I have changed kitchen's. The few of you that have been following my story will know that my very first In My Kitchen Blog (May 2014) I showed you around my tiny little kitchen at...

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