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March 5, 2012
by Anke
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Making a Lego birthday cake

A Lego party requires a Lego cakeFor inspiration I looked around the net, but the amazing examples I found did little but deflate my enthusiasm given my cake making skills. Betty Crocker to the rescue!!! A page with step by step Lego cake instructions was the answer to my dilemma……. Continue reading

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March 2, 2012
by Anke
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Lego themed Birthday Party

Since Master6 is Lego obsessed at the moment it seemed logical to make it a Lego themed party. Luckily there are loads of resources online, thanks to all the other mums out there who record what they did for their younglings’ parties…..and more importantly, HOW they did it.

For our party I scoured the net to pick and choose which bits would suit our party, my crafting abilities and my schedule.

Sorry this post is fairly photo heavy, but there is no other way to show you what we did. Continue reading

Foodie Words - Food Words Lexicon

January 25, 2012
by Anke
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What’s a foodie anyway?

Have you ever noticed how foodies know stuff? They know what horiatiki salata is and feel quite comfortable discussing the various uses of quinoa, freekeh and fregola. They will have tried to cook their salmon sous vide, and start breathing heavily when passing a Thermomix.

If you really like your food but haven’t got a clue what these words mean, you are not alone Continue reading

Offal

January 11, 2012
by Anke
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Awful offal or forgotten delights?

I love food. Pretty much all food. Well, not offal (also known as entrails, variety meat, organ meat, giblets).
I watched Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall of River Cottage fame wax lyrically about all manner of internal organs which he transformed into modern, tasty looking dishes, but I still am reluctant to go there most of the time. Continue reading