Instant Pot Feijoada

Dear hubs just crossed a major milestone – his big 5-0. I have uncomfortable memories of how in my teens and twenties I thought that 50 was really old…I couldn’t imagine myself anywhere near that age. And now that I’m a shade off this milestone as well I’m happy to say it’s not so bad … More Instant Pot Feijoada

Baked Sharksfin Melon

So I recently had some friends over and baked a spaghetti squash for them. Pretty soon after my friend C told me that her mother found a kind of local version of the spaghetti squash, which is the sharksfin melon. I was really intrigued because the spaghetti squash is great for baking but usually the … More Baked Sharksfin Melon

Pork Ball Porridge

I’m a really simple person and I’m easily pleased. Nothing fills my emotional tank more than the opportunity to potter around a kitchen (any kitchen!) and prepare hot meals. I’ve been travelling quite a bit and I do get a kick cooking in under-equipped kitchens in different countries. I do come extremely prepared however, with … More Pork Ball Porridge

Instant Pot Frittata

I’m a confirmed potterer. Nothing makes me happier than pottering round the house…recently I reorganized my entire repertoire of scrapbooking stuff – washi tape, ink stamps, and miscellaneous stickers and the like. All this in the middle of some deadlines! But the pottering helped me to think and to relax a little in between major … More Instant Pot Frittata