2016 travel in pictures

2016 travel in pictures

Hi everyone, Happy new year!  How's your NYE's? Twenty sixteen  has passed, now we open a new chapter of 2017. I was intending to post this before the new year came but somehow I forgot to publish it.  So, it's not too late I think that  I would like to share some of my travel [...]

twenty16

twenty16

Hello everyone, With 2016 having drawn itself to a quiet close in our very warm corner of the world, like many of you I couldn't help to think that a year just went by.  This year seems so fast, in a blink of an eye it's gone.  Don't you feel like that too? Another chapter [...]

this mama’s life

this mama’s life

Hey everyone, Finally, this mama gets time to blog again! It has been a very full on and hectic life of this mama lately.  That's why I haven't been able to update this blog since my last post. My boys have finished school last week, yup it's early, and it's not good because I still [...]

on vlogging

on vlogging

Hey everyone, Finally....I am glad enough to let you know that against all odds I made it my first (ever) Vlog, yay! After so many obstacles and discouragement from the member of my family of course, this time I finally can finish and edit it and upload to my you tube channel. The vlog is [...]

n a m a s t e

n a m a s t e

Hi everyone... How's your Saturday so far? I have to work today but don't worry I'm not blogging from my work place 🙂  I went to my yoga class this morning at 6 am.  Now that the temperature is starting to get warm, if I could I would prefer to do my yoga in the [...]

bacon and egg pie

bacon and egg pie

Hello there, This morning I was in a bit of panic mode on. Why? Because, I just realized that I didn't have any food for my boys' lunch boxes! I only have couple slices of multi grain bread that were not so fresh, they were ok but I'd like to make sandwich with a fresh [...]

seventeen

seventeen

Thank you for loving me unconditionally, challenging me, keeping my feet on the ground, laughing with me, holding me close when I'm down and supporting me.  Thank you for putting up with my stubbornness and craziness. Seventeen years today.  Has not always been the smoothest ride  but I'm so glad we chose to go on [...]

le week-end

le week-end

Hey everyone, Yesterday I went to the beach with the father of my children and our eight years old golden retriever.  When the father of my children is in town or not working, we used to have our Friday date.  So, right after dropping the boys off at school we went straight to the beach. [...]

Lemon Melting Moments

Hi everyone,

Long time ago I used to have a blog just for recipes but then I couldn’t manage two blogs at once.  So, I had migrated some of the recipes to this blog. But I forgot to transfer this one, especially. Because this melting moments recipe is very  good and very easy to make. So…that’s the story if you’re wondering why the recipe is from a different blog. I’m actually gonna make this today and was looking for the recipe, and realised it was still on my old blog. So, yeah…it’s still me😜

The Shallow Kitchen

Overload with lemon and don’t know what to do with it? Try this delicious cookies, I guarantee it will be melting in your tongue and make you want more and more. Perfect to company your afternoon tea!

lemonmelting

Ingredients:

  • 200g (1 1/3 cups) plain flour
  • 100g (2/3 cup) cornflour
  • 225g unsalted butter, chopped, softened
  • 80g (1/2 cup) icing sugar, sifted
  • 3 lemons, zested
  • 1 tsp vanilla xtract

Passion fruit filling

  • 4 passion fruit, pulp removed or buy the one in a bottle from supermarket
  • 200g (1 1/4 cups) icing sugar, sifted
  • 80g unsalted butter, softened

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 170C.  Sift flours with 1/4 tsp salt into a bowl.  Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add zest and vanilla, then gradually beat in combined flours until mixture just comes together.
  2. Roll 1 teaspoonful of dough into balls, placing them on 2 oven trays lined with…

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this mama’s life

this mama’s life

My oh my...it's Friday again already!  Time does flies when you're busy for sure...well at least that's what happened to me.  This week has been very hectic for our family.  Wednesday evening we attended the annual award presentation night at Perth Concert Hall, as the boys had to participate in singing and one of my [...]