Social media is a very useful tool. I am part of a Facebook group Called “The Station Cooks Brains Trust”. And that is where I found this recipe. I followed it and I’m pleased to say this sponge is the best I’ve ever made. It’s not the best I’ve eaten tho so I’m looking forward… Continue reading Sponge cake
Since Tuesday, the stockmen have been mustering cattle. Over the dry season, some paddocks were opened up so that the cattle could move freely between up to 3 paddocks at a go. There was so little feed and not too many cattle that this is a good way to manage them. But the rain has… Continue reading A sort of quiet calm before the storm
So the boss lady get recipes from Facebook friends and if she likes the look of them, she gives it to me as suggestion. There was one called choc honeycomb slice. I was to “just use some Chrunchie from the canteen”. But there was none. And no condensed milk either. So I left it. I… Continue reading OMG! its omg.
Felt like having a but of an experiment on Friday afternoon. So I took the same basic ingredients from the choc porridge cake and made this one: Pear, honey and cinnamon cake Replace some of the sugar with a really good blollop of honey. Add cinnamon. Remove cocoa. Follow the same steps as choc cake… Continue reading More porridge cake
Here is my menu for this week ending. I imagine in 3-6 months I won’t need it at all but for now it is my time management aid. I firstly consider what fresh veggies I need to use up. (On the right) then I brainstorm meals I want to make and smoko ideas. Then I… Continue reading Meal planning
Yep you read right. A chocolate cake with porridge in it. Yummo. If you’re in my immediate family, the closest thing we’ve had to this cake would be the ginger slab cake recipe I asked for a week or so ago. Ingredients: (and instructions) In a pot, stir and bring to boil: 1cup water 120g… Continue reading Porridge in my cake.
Beef tongue. Corn it with your other pieces of corning meat. Boil it when you boil corned beef for tea. Peel the outer layer off the tongue while it is still hot Slice and serve it. Have white sauce on offer. Stand back and watch the younger workers pull faces and the older worker get… Continue reading Tongue
Today is wet again. On Saturday I felt a bit of rain knee pain… So on Sunday, I washed the tea towels in the morning and got them dry before 1:30 pm. Then about 4 pm it started drizzling. And I was proud of my knee. Good thing I listened too cos today has been… Continue reading Baking day.
Above you can see the Plain flour bag and the plain flour tin. The bag holds 12.5kg, the tin 10kg. WHY? They come from the same company… Also you will see that the bag is in fact not coping with life. I had to tape over a hole to stop a flour spill. Life… Continue reading Irony in the bulk supplies
Lasanga mosaics? I made two after panicking and thinking the first was too small. I had more comments than usual about this meal so they must of enjoyed it. However, I hated it. Dad would understand. Too acidic for me. We’re out of my secret ingredients so I had to use tomato paste. I ate… Continue reading Pasta cake for dinner