February 21, 2017

Camembert Salad with Summer Fruit – Give-away!

Posted on January 19, 2017 by in cheese

Camembert Salad

Camembert Salad with Summer fruit, honeyed walnuts and a lemon curd salad dressing. You want summer on a plate, this is it! Camembert salad is usually nuggets of crumbed Camembert on a bed of rocket. Nothing wrong with that, but we are currently in the grips of a heat wave so frying anything would be […]

Baked Brie with pesto and roasted tomatoes

Posted on December 15, 2016 by in cheese

Baked Brie

Baked Brie is from the gods. Seriously, I don’t do it often, because I have no control. Baked Brie is brie on steroids, it takes this already delicious cheese to another level. It is definitely a showstopper too. Whether you make individually  wrapped cheeses or one big round, your guests will love it. It is […]

Snack Times become feasts with a little planning

Posted on December 14, 2016 by in baked goods, snacks

Snack Times

Snack times are my best times. Those informal get-togethers that end up being the best memories. Snack times can either be stressful and expensive or, with a little bit of clever shopping and cupboard stocking, most enjoyable. I thought it would be a good idea to give you a peep into my festive stock cupboard. […]

Mini Croque Monsieur – You may take two!

Posted on November 1, 2016 by in cheese

mini croque monsieur

Mini Croque Monsieur is the baby of the most delicious breakfast you will ever have, the big daddy Croque Monsieur. I saw this Mini Croque Monsieur on Pinterest. I thought it was such a clever idea for a filling exam snack. Yes, I have two teens writing now. I also had a little more than […]

Homemade Lasagna – this, people is comfort food!

Posted on October 27, 2016 by in beef

homemade lasagna

Homemade lasagna is one of those quintessential comfort foods. A little bit labor intensive, but so worth the while. I don’t make homemade lasagna often. When I do, I make two, even three, because it is freezer-friendly. It is always good to know there is a meal ready to be heated when you are stuck […]

Labneh Beetroot Salad with Cheesy titbits!

Posted on October 18, 2016 by in salads, vegetarian

labneh cream cheese

Labneh Cream Cheese is also known as strained cheese or yogurt cheese. It forms an integral part of Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, and North African cuisines. It is also a good low fat substitute for cream cheese and sour cream. Labneh cream cheese can thicken salad dressings with a pleasant tang and creamy texture. Or […]

Toasted Ham Cheese Sandwich with Caramelized Onion – best toastie ever!

Posted on April 28, 2016 by in cheese

toasted ham cheese

Toasted Ham Cheese Sandwich – for us it is Sunday night’s treat. I kid you not, we eat toasted sandwiches most Sunday nights, well maybe not when there is Leftover Leg of Lamb Sandwiches. Toasted Ham Cheese sandwiches can be with just plain old cheese and plain old ham and to me it would be […]

Mushrooms and Toasted Brioche – Boere Brioche

Posted on March 22, 2016 by in snacks, vegetarian

Mushrooms and toasted Brioche

Mushrooms and toasted brioche sounds awfully pretentious doesn’t it? Well, take mushrooms on toast and you can literally wake me in the middle of the night with it. Make that toast, toasted, buttery brioche and I have no resistance. Mushrooms and toasted brioche just happened as an quick fix after an event from which I […]

Blue Cheese Gnocchi with Toasted Walnuts

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in pasta, rsg

Blue Cheese Gnocchi

Blue Cheese Gnocchi, oh my gosh it is indulgence in a bowl, I promise! Blue Cheese gnocchi is incredibly rich and I always eat way more than I should, but I have no will power when I see this on a menu. It is so rich and decadent so little goes a long way when […]

Cheddar Cheese Crackers

Posted on April 15, 2015 by in cheese, rsg

Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar Cheese is our box standard cheese, the cheese of choice for sandwiches, toasties, Mac ‘n Cheese and our favorite Sunday side dish, Cauliflower and white Sauce with copious amounts of cheddar cheese! So, we consume a lot of cheddar cheese.  Cheddar Cheese originated from Somerset, England in the 12 th century and today it […]