April 22, 2018

Beefy Bitterballen with creamy mustard dip

Posted on April 4, 2018 by in beef

Beefy Bitterballen

Beefy Bitterballen, something cold to drink, good company and you have yourselves a feast. Beefy Bitterballen is the ultimate snack with drinks. Meaty, crunchy, gooey and most of all, deep-fried. Who can resist that? Bitterballen are delicious deep fried Dutch croquettes filled with cheese, crunchy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside! […]

Pumpkin Cranberry Biscotti – just a little cheesy

Posted on March 29, 2018 by in baked goods, cheese

Pumpkin Cranberry Biscotti

Pumpkin Cranberry Biscotti with a chilled Fairview La Beryl Blanc – perfect for lazy long weekends and time spent with loved ones. These Pumpkin Cranberry Biscotti are perfect for me, as I do not have a sweet tooth. So I added a little bit of cheese in the mix. Fairview White Rock with Cranberries is […]

Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese

Posted on February 28, 2018 by in baked goods, vegetarian

Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese

This Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese is just so very delicious. The sweet tomatoes, the flaky pastry and of course the goats Cheese, what is not to like. Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese is a meal on its own. Best part is, it can be small individual ones or one big family-size tart. […]

Goats cheese Crostini with roasted Grapes

Posted on January 22, 2018 by in cheese, snacks

Goats cheese Crostini with roasted Grapes

Goats cheese Crostini with roasted Grapes was my answer when the children asked: “Mom, what are we eating?” Goats cheese Crostini with roasted Grapes was most definitely not the answer they were waiting for so it was met with visible disapproval from both. Quite frankly I couldn’t be bothered as I have been wanting to […]

Braaibroodjie Tutorial – South Africans should know this.

Posted on November 29, 2017 by in cheese

Braaibroodjie Tutorial

A Braaibroodjie Tutorial, say whaaaaat? Yes, Here is my top tips for making delicious braaibroodjies. ( For all non-South-Africans, it is a sandwich, traditionally made with cheese, tomato and onion and cooked on a grid on the open fire.) Maybe I am naive in thinking that people don’t know about braaibroodjies, I found  article about […]

Caprese Salad – of course my take on it!

Posted on November 15, 2017 by in cheese, salads

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is one of those classic salads that should not me messed with. The classic Italian Caprese Salad is made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil. Simply seasoned with salt and olive oil. A Caprese Salad features the colors of the Italian flag, green, white, and red and in Italy, it is […]

Camembert cranberry pull apart loaf

Posted on October 19, 2017 by in cheese

Camembert Cranberry Pull Apart Loaf

This Camembert cranberry pull apart loaf belongs on a Christmas Menu somewhere, but I can simply not wait to share it with you. The Camembert cranberry pull apart loaf has my favorite flavors. I love to pair Fairview Roydon Camembert with fresh or dried fruit especially something tangy such as cranberries, raspberries, maybe nectarine or […]

Caprese Bombs and a Competition

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in cheese

Caprese Bombs

These Caprese Bombs are just the bomb, pardon the pun. Caprese Bombs made with 5 ingredients, I kid you not. The recipe makes 20 and they flew off the plate before I could take proper pictures. The kids (and dad) absolutely loved them. A traditional Caprese Salad is a salad made with fresh tomatoes, fresh […]

Stuffed Baked Potatoes – my carb weakness is out of control!

Posted on August 30, 2017 by in cheese, vegetarian

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Stuffed Baked Potatoes – Oh my weak heart! I love, love, love Stuffed Baked Potatoes! Sometimes the stuffing can be as simple as melted butter, salt and pepper, or sometimes rather decadent. There is just something about a baked potato that I can’t explain.  Even if I make gnocchi, I prefer baking the potatoes and […]

Labneh Pots – Perfect Picnic or Padkos Snack

Posted on July 4, 2017 by in cheese

Labneh Pots

Labneh Pots are so each to make, the kids can dot it. These Labneh Pots can be any flavor you want them to be, but I just love Red Pepper Pesto and Basil Pesto, so those were my flavors of choice. The white, red and green colors also look beautiful in the glass jars. In […]