Tomorrow, I start a dietetics placement. The thought of taking all of your theoretical knowledge and putting it into practice out in the real world (and being assessed on it!) can be pretty daunting for even the most self-assured person. For me there is an extra layer - I failed this same placement six months … Continue reading Turning failure into success (& delicious pizza!)
Happy New Year! As a lover of tradition, I've made at least one resolution for 2017: to post fortnightly on the blog. With any luck you will be hearing from me every second Sunday (AEST, so depending where you are it could still be Saturday - hello international friends!). For many people out in the … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions & Sneaky Vegetables
When I brought some jam drops into class to test for my last post, I felt a little guilty because one of my classmates has coeliac disease, so couldn't have any because they contained gluten. I hate to exclude people! I made a promise then that next time I would make something gluten-free (which I'd … Continue reading GF vs non-GF? Pancake vs pikelet? So many questions!
Every so often I get super inspired by a recipe or a concept, causing me to make detailed plans for meals with multiple components, and then I use family brunch as an excuse to try them out. In the past I've done dishes like Spanish-inspired eggs with cornbread, or slow-cooked beef burritos with homemade corn … Continue reading The Burger Brunch
A few months ago, when I was living out of home for prac, I decided to try Nigella Lawson's "Sweet Potato Macaroni Cheese". I really liked it, so I thought it was about time to make it again, for my family. Because I am me, I decided that I'd like to see how it turned … Continue reading Modifying Nigella