‘Sick, Lazy and Hungry’

“Health is not valued till sickness comes” -Thomas Fuller. We all have those days when we are both mentally and physically exhausted. These days just sneak up from behind you and consume you. If you are like me, you are probably just watching random YouTube Videos, trying not to die from boredom. So here is…

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

“People Who Love To Eat Are Always The Best People” – Julia Child For bakehouse at school we have been focusing on Pastry. we studied the history of pastry (history is so boring) but that is not as important as the final product of the pastry. So here is the recipe: ingredients: 1 1/2 cup…

ANZAC Day – 25 April 2016

“Anzac is not merely about loss. It is about courage, and endurance, and duty, and love of country, and mateship, and good humour and the survival of a sense of self-worth and decency in the face of dreadful odds.” – Sir William Deane, Governor-General Today is the day we remember the brave Australian and New Zealand soldiers that…

Newborn Red Panda Twins At Melbourne Zoo

Newborn Red Panda twins Mandu and Keta make their public debut at the Melbourne Zoo. Welcome Mandu and Keta; they are so cute; I want one! Photos by Wayne Taylor (The Age / The Sydney Morning Herald) Red Pandas are classed as ‘vulnerable’ by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (on…

Lemon And Garlic Chicken Kebabs

“Cooking Is The Art Of Adjustment.” – Jacques Pepin This is a recipe I have made a number of times and also shared with many people. Ingredients 750g chicken thigh fillets, cut into 4cm pieces 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves,…