Nicola Bolton

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Cuisine – Resurrected chicken dinner

I must be in honest in saying that it is not often that I try and make something new out of left-overs. Recently I broke...

Cuisine – Healthy frozen treats

Nothing quite beats an ice cream on a hot summer’s day – if you’re into ice cream, that is. If you prefer a frozen treat...

Cuisine – Shortcut to festive baking

Hoorah! At last the festive season is upon us. My main goal for this Christmas, and those thereafter, is to master the art of the...

Cuisine – Pork roast with a twist

Nothing shouts winter more than a good old fashioned roast. Personally, I love a roast because the oven keeps the house warm, and the roast...

Cuisine – Warm winter pies

I’ve never been a fan of apple strudel, apple pies from the bakery or the fruity bits in yoghurt. I like fresh fruits with firm...

Travel – Nightmare journeys

Last year, my partner and I booked a tropical escape to Samoa. The brochures looked stunning, the fares were cheap, and the flight wasn’t much...

Cuisine – Easter eats

The kids are back at school and 2018 is well and truly in full swing. All the adored start-of-the-year holidays have been cashed in. Never...

Cuisine – Lower-carb lasagna

This is one of my favourite go-to dishes for the kids. It is easy, packed full of vegetables and tastes even better next day. I...

Cuisine – Hello feijoas!

Summer is on the way out, and I feel a bit sad about that. I have had to bid a temporary farewell to singlets, jandals,...

Cuisine – Sweet, sweet carrots

Spring is the perfect time to sow carrot seeds. I recently learned that in cooler climates like ours, we can continue planting every three weeks...