My Smoko Break

My Smoko Break 3

Beautifully Simple Recipes for Delicious Home-Cooked Food Without the Fuss from a Rural Mum

by Hayley Maudsley

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 18/03/2019

4/5 Rating 3 Reviews
RRP  $27.99 $21.25

Over 200 recipes and 100 household tips from the popular Facebook page My Smoko Break by Rural Weekly columnist and country mum Hayley Maudsley.

Hayley Maudsley is a rural mum, living and working on an isolated Queensland wheat property with her husband and three kids. While having a cuppa and a homemade slice during her 'smoko break' one day, thinking about what to cook for dinner, she turned to Facebook for some inspiration. Instead, what Hayley found was picture perfect, beautifully styled dishes using ingredients she had no access to.

That day she decided to start her own Facebook page- sharing her favourite family recipes, ideas for feeding the kids, and plenty of useful tips for around the house. Now more than 120,000 people follow Hayley online, and what they love most about her recipes is that they are incredibly simple to make, using ingredients that are easy to get your hands on, and every dish turns out just the way you'd hoped - delicious!

Featuring more than 200 recipes that everyone in the family will love, My Smoko Break has you covered with everyday inspiration for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as dishes for special occasions, the school lunchbox, treats, desserts and more!

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Hayley Maudsley

Hayley Maudsley lives and works on a wheat property in south-west Queensland with her husband John and their three young children, Heidi, Gus and Charlie. She writes a weekly column for the Rural Weekly, and runs her popular Facebook page My Smoko Break, which has 123,000 enthusiastic followers.

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Customer Reviews

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  • CT

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    Disappointing. No photos. I’ll stick to following her on social.

  • book is great - A&R service was terrible

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    This book is great. I eagerly ordered a pre order in February as I follow the Facebook page of My Smoko Break, and expected to have my book shortly after it was officially released. Hayley's easy style is evident in her book just as online. 5 stars for the book.

    My problem is with A&R and if I could give a rating on the service it is a 0. As I have said I did a preorder. However weeks after it was available at all bookstores and department stores I rang A&R as my order was still showing as "processing". After a delay, I was advised that it had been sent just that morning and when I advised that I didn't have any notification email of dispatch and the online system still said pending the lady advised that I would have my email shortly. The email came through very late that afternoon.
    To me it appears that it was only as I chased the order that it was dispatched. If I had known that I would have been able to get the book quicker and cheaper by going to my local target or kmart or bookshop I would have instead of doing a preorder and having A&R take my money and sending me nothing until I chased it up. Not impressed A&R

  • My smoko break

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    Love the book. Beautiful recipes, very handy hints and tips.
    Second book I have bought from this author.
    Very happy.