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Lemon Slice

A tangy lemon slice to share with family or friends. Ingredients 60g butter 1 tbl golden syrup 1 cup self raising flour Rind of 1 lemon ½ cup castor sugar ½ cup coconut 1 egg, lightly beaten Icing 1½ cups icing sugar 40g butter Juice of 1 lemon Method 1.    Pre heat oven to 180C.

By |August 31st, 2009|Categories: Recipes, The Corner|0 Comments

Chicken Curry

A quick and easy weeknight dinner. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1kg chicken fillets, chopped into bite sized pieces 1-2 tsp curry powder 1 onion, chopped 1cm piece ginger, grated 4 cloves garlic 1 tin crushed tomatoes Juice of 1 lemon ½ cup chicken stock 500g mixed chopped vegetables, fresh of frozen Steamed rice, to serve Method

By |August 31st, 2009|Categories: Recipes, The Corner|0 Comments

Lemonade Scones

A delicious treat, best served warm with jam and cream. Ingredients 2 cups self raising flour 150ml cream 150ml lemonade Method 1. Preheat oven to 210C. 2. Sift flour into a large bowl. 3. Add cream and lemonade and stir gently until just combined. 4. Tip onto a lightly floured surface and form into a

By |August 30th, 2009|Categories: Recipes, The Corner|0 Comments

Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse

I wasn’t expecting much when I tried Maybelline’s new Dream Liquid Mousse foundation. Having been a mineral powder convert for the past year or so, I wasn’t sure if I could go back to liquid. I always hated the plastered on, cakey look and feel of most liquid foundations. However, when I first applied Dream

By |August 26th, 2009|Categories: Health & Beauty, Product Reviews|0 Comments

The Soloist

Based on a true story.  From the Academy Award nominated director Joe Wright – “Atonement”, whom with screenwriter Sussanah Grant gives us a truly inspiring and uplifting movie. We are introduced to Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr) a newspaper columnist for the Los Angeles Times.  Steve is looking for a good story to write about. 

By |August 26th, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Garnier Nutritionist Caffeine Eye Roll-On

When I’m not chasing after my two toddlers, I’m staring at a computer screen in drying air-conditioning for hours on end at work. Early mornings are a given, as are late night wake up calls. This hectic lifestyle has taken its toll on my appearance, not more so than on my eyes. When I look

By |August 25th, 2009|Categories: Health & Beauty, Product Reviews|6 Comments

Aliens in the Attic

This cute kid’s movie will keep the whole family entertained. Much to the displeasure of eldest son Tom, the Pearson family takes off for a family vacation in Maine. When  they  arrive at their rented holiday house, however, things get a bit more exciting for Tom when he discovers aliens on the roof top. More

By |August 24th, 2009|Categories: Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Chicken One Pot Wonder

A creamy chicken bake that is so simple to prepare. Serves     4 Time     1¼ hours Ingredients 2 cups mixed vegetables, chopped into bite sized pieces 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces 1 tin cream of mushroom soup ½ cup mayonnaise 1 tsp curry powder 1 cup grated cheese ½ cup breadcrumbs

By |August 24th, 2009|Categories: Recipes, The Corner|0 Comments

Thai Hokkien Noodle Salad

A Thai Hokkien Noodle Salad that is the perfect accompaniment to a BBQ. Serves    6 Time    15 minutes Ingredients 450g hokkien noodles 4 spring onions, finely chopped 1 red capsicum, finely chopped 100g snow peas, finely chopped 1 carrot, grated 50g slivered almonds 1 tbl sesame oil 2 tbl peanut oil 4 tbl lime juice

By |August 24th, 2009|Categories: Recipes, The Corner|0 Comments

CocoBerry Mini Muffins

A yummy lunchbox treat. Time   30 minutes Makes 24 Ingredients: ¾ cup self raising flour 50g butter, softened ½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/3 cup coconut ½ cup milk 1 egg ½ tsp vanilla ½ cup fresh of frozen berries Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

By |August 24th, 2009|Categories: Recipes, The Corner|0 Comments