Posts made in September, 2013

Vietnamese pork meatballs with lime dipping sauce

These delicious little meatballs are perfect for barbecuing or char-grilling. They also taste great cold, so pre-cook some and take them on a picnic or in your lunch box. These can also be prepared in advance then frozen – perfect to take for your first meal when you’re camping. The lettuce leaves, bean sprouts and mint leaves are easy to pack separately, but if that’s all too hard the meatballs are delicious on their own too....

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It’s time for lemons and limes

With winter coming to an end at the bottom end of the globe, it was time to make the most of the lemon and lime crop, so I wrote some zingy lemon and lime recipes for the October issue of marie claire magazine. I spent a fair bit of time getting the amount of lime just right for the delicious lime and vanilla panna cotta and then a friend suggested a twist on a Portugese tart – so the Portuguese lemon tart was born! There’s also a...

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Door knockers!

I’d known for many years that it was always The Rock Climber’s dream to live in a converted church, so when a just-about-affordable one came up for sale at exactly the same time as we were selling our house, it was a done deal, we were going to do everything in our power to make it our home and luckily for us we did. I always have a bit of a chuckle when I walk past the front doors (which are no longer used as the front doors) as the door...

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Hungry Campers Cookbook