Lunch – pancakes with bacon and maple syrup

Our plan for the Saturday was: sleep in, have pancakes with bacon and maple syrup for breakfast, clean house, get ready to go out to dinner with Juji and Jay (that post next). Unfortunately, Jac had to go to work in the morning for a couple of hours. That didn’t stop us from having pancakes […]

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Dinner and bento – fried chicken with ginger vegetable stir-fry

DinnerJac sliced up chicken thigh fillets and marinated them with salt and pepper. She then coated the chicken in “Kentucky” seasoning – we buy this in a box from the asian supermarket (see this photo of “Kentucky” seasoning). She fried the chicken until it was crispy on the outside and poppingly juicy on the inside. […

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The cats at my study window

Pixel: Holy crap, there’s a cat out there! Billy Lee: Holy crap, there’s a cat in there! See the boxes in the foreground? That’s naughty TFP’s filing and other stuff, still unpacked months after moving into the new house. Pixel: I want to go outside but Billy Lee’s in the way. Pixel: Time to think […]

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Curry puffs and pies

Nicole Jackson, here’s a pie post I think you’ll like! :D PuffsWith my sister and her hubby in town from Sydney, Mum invited all of us “kids” and our partners to a curry puff making (and eating!) session. Jac usually joins in the curry puff making, but I must admit my curry puff shaping skills […]

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Dinner – chicken sausages with vegetables and fruit chutney

Sometimes Jac will give me a couple of options for what she’ll cook for dinner. This time, the first choice was chicken sausages or pork chops. I chose chicken sausages. The next choice was salad or vegetables. I choice vegetables. :D So this is what Jac cooked for dinner: chicken sausages with fried mushrooms, baked […]

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Dinner – garlic prawns, bread and salad

This was a fantastic dinner! Garlic prawns, fresh bread and salad. The salad included mixed greens, sugar snap peas, cucumber, grape tomatoes and hard-boiled egg. I added a little freshly cracked black pepper on the egg and tomato. Jac served the bread unbuttered. The garlicky oil would provide plenty of flavour for the bread. You […]

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Krispy Kremes

Jac brought home from Melbourne a big box of Krispy Kreme donuts. Unfortunately, the movements of their journey caused them to shift around in the box, bumping into one another, and some of the icing/glazing even began to melt (it was a very warm night). Still, it didn’t stop me from enjoying them the next […]

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