Another family birthday

Triple layer chocolate and strawberry cake

At our place, at this time of the year, birthdays come in quick succession, and last week it was my husband, B’s, turn to celebrate.

Our daughter jumped at the chance to bake another of her special cakes – the more year 12 study she needs to do, the more cakes we’re eating! B and I also took the opportunity to have a night on the town.

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The un-birthday dinner

contents of refrigerator crisper - cauliflower, carrots, celery, broccoli and silver beet

Staring into the crisper for inspiration (this morning’s re-enactment of the scene of the staring)

Don’t you hate it when dinner plans are cancelled at the last minute?

My husband (let’s call him B for now) had his birthday last week and we’d planned a family night out at Pizza Meine Liebe. I was really looking forward to it because it’s been our favourite pizza place for a long time, but we hadn’t been there since we went vegan in January.

They make really good pizza, so I was a bit disappointed when I found out that they use milk in their pizza bases—but my daughter and I would be able to eat their dairy-free, gluten-free bases, so all would be fine…or would have been fine if B hadn’t found out that his compulsory after-work function went until 10 pm and not 6 pm, as he’d thought! Continue reading