On working from home

This is a late “Papa’s Sunday” post.. I’ve been swamped with work lately and couldn’t fit in any time yesterday to write. As a matter of fact I was supposed to work on the weekend but I find it extremely difficult to work while at home – there’s just too many distractions. The biggest one being Mika: she’s either awake …

Mixed Tape Monday #3 – Anthea

Good Monday to you! Our weekend was delightful. We made glorious apple-oat pancakes with some beautiful friends, we watched Jurassic Park 1 & 2, we visited the Grey Lynn Kraftbomb and I attempted (attempted) to make Macarons for the first time. Ivan kindly reminded me that it was my first time making them, which made me feel a bit better. …

Apple Oat Pancakes

We discovered these whilst living in Vancouver. I think my brother Vinny made them for us once. But they quickly became the only pancake worth making. Trust me… it’s worth making a quick run to the supermarket on a Sunday morning to get the buttermilk (because who has buttermilk on hand in their fridge? Not us) Ingredients: 2/3 Cup Quick …

Friday food.

My Mum & Dad left for Canada last Saturday and even though I’ve been living out (and in) of home since I was 17, I know that my mum thinks the world falls apart when she’s not in my presence. So right now I’m pretty sure she pictures a home with dirty diapers piled high to the ceiling, clothes covering …

Carrot & Red Lentil Dhal

I can’t remember when we first made this dish but it’s stuck as a delicious, easy, go-to meat-free meal that we used to make EVERY week. (We found it here) It’s a strange combination… carrots and lentils and peanut butter and curry powder… but I swear you will be pleasantly surprised. It’s a really easy recipe to make more of …