November 20, 2017

Quick microwave breakfast – egg in the hole!

Posted on March 30, 2017 by in eggs

Quick microwave breakfast

Quick microwave breakfast is my new quick fix for the kids’ breakfast. This microwave breakfast is also so versatile and you can literally raid the fridge and add whatever the children like. Here are a few ideas to add to the egg in the bun: bacon and cheese Spinach and feta leftover chicken and pizza […]

Labneh Quiche with roasted tomatoes and ham

Posted on November 7, 2016 by in baked goods, eggs

Labneh Quiche

This Labneh quiche is going to change your opinion about a quiche. It changed my daughter’s. I packed this labneh quiche with robust flavors such as smokey gypsy ham, roasted tomatoes and garlicy labneh. The labneh is from the Bedouin Cream Cheese Labneh Range. People often ask me if my family “likes” everything I make […]

Baked Eggs – this time with the luxury of duck eggs.

Posted on June 22, 2016 by in eggs

Baked Eggs

Baked Eggs is your answer to feeding a crowd for breakfast. A little prepping with a wow result. That’s my kind of cooking! Baked Eggs with a variety of toppings, crispy toast and a cup of god coffee, that is how simple breakfast can be. I used  to cater for big crowds and the last […]

One Minute Hollandaise with a stick blender – perfect for poached eggs!

Posted on March 31, 2016 by in eggs

one minute hollandaise

One minute hollandaise……. what? What happened to whisking forever to incorporate the melted butter. What happened to a split sauce? One minute hollandaise made with my stick blender, that is what happened! Like so many people I LOVE hollandaise sauce. Sadly I have had so many failed attempts that I have decided to have my […]

Mexican flavors for World Egg Day!

Posted on October 10, 2013 by in Chicken, eggs

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Mexican flavors – vibrant, colorful and (egg)citing! Exactly the kind of flavors I want for World Egg Day which is tomorrow 11 October. Mexican feasts I can do and I often do, because it is a great way to socialize around a meal! Little plates and bowls of deliciousness to share and pick on, is […]

Goose eggs – all you need to know + a delicious salad!

Posted on August 28, 2013 by in eggs, rsg

goose eggs

Goose eggs are almost as impossible to get hold of as the proverbial wild goose, hence sending someone on a wild goose chase for something! My first encounter with goose eggs was last year when I bought two of them at Giovannis in Green Point  and I served mine on  a delicious wheat risotto and […]

Marshmallows Koekies and Cream on RSG – All together a sweet sensation!

Posted on February 20, 2013 by in eggs, rsg

marshmallows

Marshmallows all fluffy and white in a cup of steaming hot chocolate is such a happy childhood memory and even as an adult today I find comfort in  holding a cup of hot chocolate  when comfort is needed. Hestelle Pretorius from Koekies en Cream, my guest on RSG this Thursday morning, says that the white […]

A Scotch egg in my lunchbox will make me very happy!

Posted on January 23, 2013 by in eggs, pork, rsg

Scotch egg

A Scotch egg in my lunchbox will indeed make me very happy!  You see, although I love a good sandwich and have made and eaten more than my fair share of sandwiches in my lifetime, I do like an interesting lunchbox. Little interesting nibbles  in small containers made me very happy as a child and […]

Potato and Onion Frittata

Posted on February 17, 2012 by in eggs

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Making this simple Potato and Onion frittata was the result of a short survey I did amongst friends, followers and family to try and find out what recipes people actually want. The answer came back and it was unanimous……..keep it simple, keep it real and you have winning recipes. Give us recipes that require few, […]

Budget Custard and Caramel Pavlova for end of the month blues!

Posted on January 30, 2012 by in eggs

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Making a budget pavlova sounds like a bit of a contradiction doesn’t it? After all this is a rich and very elegant dessert, using only the best ingredients. Any dessert that is named after a Russian Ballerina has to be expensive and integrate to make. Well I am about to prove you wrong! You see […]