Italian Sausage Rigatoni Bake

Italian Sausage and Spinach Rigatoni Bake

I am very fortunate where I live to have a fantastic butcher who makes a wonderful range of sausages and black pudding. I love sausages so when I am passing, I like to stop by and buy a few sausages to stock up the freezer. One thing they don’t do, however, is Italian Sausage. I…

Chocolate Chip Melting Moments

Chocolate Chip Melting Moments

Melting moments are as described, small cookies that melt deliciously on your tongue. Light and moreish with a lovely creamy vanilla flavour thanks to the custard powder, these cookies are very popular in Australia. Usually flavoured just with vanilla and the custard powder, or occasionally with lemon zest, I decided to take it one step…

Pumpkin Jar

In a previous post, I turned an old jar into a fairy house tea light holder. This time, I turned a very small jar (100ml) into a witchy pumpkin jar. You can fill the jar with sweets and it would make an excellent gift for Halloween, or anytime of year… if you know someone who…

Yorkshire Rascals

The rascal, or fat rascal, has been around since the 1800’s. Originating in Yorkshire, this fruit packed treat bares a close resemblance to a scone or rock cake. It is traditionally decorated with plain blanched almond and glacé cherries, but I like to put my own spin on it. I use Morello glacé cherries, as I…

Teriyaki Pork Belly and Sweet Potato

Teriyaki Pork Belly and Sweet Potato

Things have taken quite a leap forward in the Mutherfudger kitchen. All the painting is done, the kitchen has been installed, and this week, the flooring went down. We have been kept busy for big chunks of the weekend for several weeks now. This means that a dinner that is simple to put together is…

cheese and onion puffs

Cheese and Onion Puffs

As part of the kitchen diner renovation, we had to move the big chest freezer I have into the old small kitchen, which is now to be used as a utility room. This meant eating a lot of the pre-prepared meals I have done over the last few months to try and empty the freezer….