Leftover oatmeal muffins and life’s little detours

Thanks to the chilly Melbourne weather, we have been enjoying hot porridge (oatmeal) in the mornings for breakfast. Unfortunately, more often than not, we have leftovers, and until tonight, my chickens have been enjoying eating organic rolled oats, cooked in organic milk. Initially it didn’t bother me too much, but day after day, it felt far too wasteful.

So tonight, I decided to try making muffins using the leftovers, and it worked beautifully! I’ll pop the recipe below.

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To thermomix or not?

It’s the talk of the town at the moment. Women are swooning over the site of them. Good cooks are convinced they need one. Terrible cooks are convinced they can whip up a gourmet meal in minutes. I’m talking about the thermomix. It does a gazillion things, quickly, without any effort on your behalf, BUT is it just a trend? A passing phase? Are we convinced it’s amazing because of it’s hefty price tag? < Continue reading