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Parmesan Chicken

Sigh - so Stephen is away on business, which means that I need to cook dinner tonight. And as you know, I am not much of a cook! That being said, the fact that it is Monday requires some comfort food that does not come out of a Woolworths microwavable container. Trust me - this one you'll love!

Layered Salad

This rather fab-looking salad takes a bit of preparation time, but is well worth the effort. Make it as big, or as small as you like, and change the layers according to your own tastes. The key is to serve it in a bowl that shows off your incredible culinary skills!

Jewelled Couscous Salad

This is THE most divine salad and actually tastes better the next day! That being said, compile it just before serving when everything is still crunchy - it is SUBLIME!

Spiced Caramel Hot Chocolate

I've recently heard that chocolate is the newest superfood (like I need an excuse to eat more chocolate!) My latest obession is this delicious warm and spicy hot chocolate and now I can enjoy it without a smidgeon of guilt!

Oreo Pudding

This has to be THE easiest and most sinfully delicious dessert ever - and the best part is licking the various bowls and spoons while you compile it.  OHMYGOSH but it is sooooo yummy!

Pretzel Rolls

I do love eating healthily in winter. Said no woman ever. So I plan on making these soft, chewy, fresh-out-the-oven Pretzel Rolls on Sunday when my mother-in-law gets back from the UK! Comments fro

Warm Chocolate Pots

This decadent chocolate dessert is the PERFECT winter indulgence for chocoholics - and it takes just 15 mins to prepare! YUM!


Nutella Banana Bread

If you are even VAGUELY tempted to bake something yummy this weekend - then this should be your go-to recipe! Best eaten straight out of the oven when the chocolate is still warm and gooey - this w

Dark and White Chocolate Fudge Pudding with Zesty Orange

After all this week’s events, you need a little treat and I can’t think of a better or more enjoyable one than

Mocha Sauce

Seeing as though you LOVED my Toffee Sauce recipe, here is another phenomenal ice-cream sauce to add to your repertoire. The best part (other than the taste) is that it keeps for weeks in the fridg