Christmas Breadsticks

Christmas breadsticks

Hi again, Amanda from ‘Simple home cook’ here. Christmas is nearly upon us and I love this time of year when we get to hang out with our family, sing songs and enjoy each others company. My kids love cooking and sometimes it is hard to get all 3 kids involved in the kitchen but […]

Make Rocky Road with Easter Chocolate Leftovers

rocky road from easter chocolate left overs perfect afternoon tea

I’m not going to lie, it’s mildly disgusting the amount of chocolate we get from relatives around Easter. With this year’s hoard, I decided to make Rocky Road in the hopes of offloading onto work colleagues and school friends. Ingredients 8 Chocolate Easter Bunny Figurines (or was it 10?) – this is approximately 1.2 kg of chocolate. Note: The good […]

Vanilla & Strawberry Stack

Vanilla and Strawberry Stack

I have posted a few healthier recipes on Be A Fun Mum lately but I think it is time to treat ourselves with something completely naughty and delicious. I guess you can say that this is like eating a vanilla slice on steroids. It is quite an impressive dessert to serve guests and can be made ahead […]

Chocolate Shards

Chocolate Shards

Here’s another recipe from Amanda from Simple home cook. You’re welcome. This is such an easy dessert that takes only minutes to make and better still – no baking required! It is great to make and keep in a jar in the fridge, make for a party or give to a friend. I have made […]

Easy Cupcake Recipe

thermomix cupcake recipe

This is the cupcake recipe I’ve been using for a long time.  Now I have a Thermomix (you can my review of the Thermomix here if you’re interested) I’m converting some of my favourite recipes over and below is both methods on how to whip up these deliciously decadent (yet simple) cupcakes. Ingredients 3/4 cup white […]

Decorative Tape Cupcake Flag Toppers

Cupcake Flag Toppers Make these cute cupcake toppers in a jiffy. Toothpicks, tape and scissors is all there is to it!  This is a great way to tie in cupcakes treats into the theme of the party. For an easy cupcake recipe, click here: Easy Cupcake Recipe. Materials Toothpick Decorative Tape (I used Scotch® Expressions […]

Making Gingerbread

gingerbread biscuit recipe

Making gingerbread biscuits is a fun holiday season activity for kids.  It can be made into presents or as a fun activity.  I adapted the recipe I used to make our Gingerbread House from Taste because the biscuit was really yummy! Tip If you do decide to make gingerbread biscuits with kids, it can be […]

Thai Coconut Milk Soup with Fish & Turmeric

Thai Coconut Soup Recipe

When you put a group of journalists and bloggers in a room, there’s a lot of conversation. So you can appreciate how amazing this soup is when I tell you the entire group couldn’t speak for at least 10 minutes because it was so mesmerizing! I took one sip and I was in awe with […]