Archive of ‘RECIPES’ category


Chicken Soup Remade

A couple of years ago I posted my Healing Chicken Soup recipe.  But since then I’ve been re-jigging it to perfect the taste & consistency.  I’ve played around with the stock and I’ve also added a couple of ingredients to the soup, including barley and extra chicken stock.  The other day Brett mentioned that this […] Read more…

Morning Lemon Warning | Detox with a straw! | Molly & Beans - Australian Lifestyle Blog

Morning Lemon Warning

My favourite thing about this time of year are the little lemons starting to form on our tree.  It’s at this time that I usually start ramping up my Morning Lemon Routine.  If you also drink warm lemon water in the mornings and haven’t already heard this piece of advice you may want to start drinking it out […] Read more…

Lemon Poppy Buttercream | Dessert Creations | Molly & Beans - Australian Lifestyle Blog

Lemon Poppy Buttercream

There’s nothing like scrolling through Pinterest to make you insatiably hungry for something sweet, which is what happened to me over the long weekend.  I did have plans to bake ANZAC cookies in honour of ANZAC day, but someone had left an empty box of rolled oats in the cupboard so that was the end […] Read more…

White Pearl Nectarine Gin Fizz | Molly & Beans | Australian Lifestyle Blog

White Pearl Nectarine Gin Fizz

We have a house guest staying with us at the moment so I decided it would be fun to make up a batch of cocktails for us tonight.  I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen with a few different versions of my favourite cocktails.  The French 75, Classic Gin Fizz & Bellini.  I had the most amazing […] Read more…


Happy Halloween 2015

For us, the big surprise of Halloween 2015 were the kids who came chauffeur driven to our front door – “trick or treated” – then jumped back into their parents car to wizz off to {presumably} the next destination on the trick or treat route…    It’s understandable when only a few houses on our street […] Read more…

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