Mayo-free Potato Salad

Where would the Germans bee without potato salad. A side for barbecues, a main for summer - by no means light, but very delicious. Ingredients (serves 4-6): 1.5-2kg white potatoes 4-6 rashers streaky smoked bacon 2 small onions 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 tsp pepper 1-2tbsp dried dill   Boil the potatoes in water until … Continue reading Mayo-free Potato Salad


Taco Time

So it's hot and you want to cool down. What is the perfect evening meal - light, yet filling? Your answer is tacos. Or my version of them, anyway. Ingredients (serves 5) 5 large wraps (wholemeal or plain) 500g beef mince 400g chopped tomatoes 2 garlic cloves, finely diced 1 large onion, diced 400g passata … Continue reading Taco Time

Bulk-cooking Sunday

I'm in the middle of writing a post on what has happened with our childcare recently, but wanted to add this post to the list of things, which make being back at work with a small baby reasonably easy. Every Sunday without fail is bulk-cooking Sunday for me. This is not weekday dinners, where¬† I … Continue reading Bulk-cooking Sunday

Your Baby Doesn’t Need to be Taught How to Sleep? Umm… They Might.

The following meme appeared on my Facebook feed this morning and made me incredibly cross: 'Your baby doesn't need to be taught how to sleep. Your baby needs to be cuddled so when she is developmentally ready she will feel comfortable falling asleep on her own'. Incidentally, this came the morning after I have just … Continue reading Your Baby Doesn’t Need to be Taught How to Sleep? Umm… They Might.