February 21, 2017

Pork Chops with Creamy Mustard Sauce – one meal, one pan.

Posted on January 30, 2017 by in pork

pork chops

Pork Chops with Creamy Mustard sauce, onions and crispy potatoes, make me salivate. I don’t know about you? To cook Pork Chops and a creamy sauce AND crispy potatoes all in one pan, to me is the perfect plan. One pan, little effort and maximum flavor – exactly what a good meal should be. Well, […]

Ranch Dressing – most popular salad dressing.

Posted on January 16, 2017 by in salads, sauces

Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing has been the best-selling salad dressing in the United States since 1992. Ranch Dressing was developed by Steve Henson in the early 1950 while working as a plumbing contractor in the Alaskan bush. Steve and his wife Gayle opened Hidden Valley Ranch, near Santa Barbara, California. There they served it to their guests. […]

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. […]

Christmas Pork Roast – you can never have too much Christmas!

Posted on December 13, 2016 by in pork

Christmas Pork Roast

Christmas Pork Roast should be dressed up to show up. So there must be some bling, some color and a little drama! My Christmas Pork roast had to fall into line with my other Christmas recipes……. no effort and delicious. 2016 was a very tough year! So what is more Christmassy than cranberries, cherries, gammon(pork) […]

Festive Trifle like you have never seen before!

Posted on December 1, 2016 by in desserts

festive trifle

Festive trifle is layers of custard, jelly, boozy sponge cake and cream in a bowl, right? Wrong! My festive trifle this year is something completely different, yet similar in so many ways. A tapestry of trifle, I call it. Why mess with a heirloom recipe? Look, I love trifle, it’s  Christmas tradition not to be […]

Pork Belly Kebabs – Yes it is ok to Pig Out!

Posted on November 21, 2016 by in pork

pork belly kebabs

Pork Belly Kebabs are next level. No more dry cubes or pork stuck on a skewer. My Pork Belly Kebabs are self-basting.  Think about the fat dripping on the meat while it is grilling leaving you with juicy, flavorsome meat.  Add to that little bits of crunchy crackling in between …… pork heaven! I don’t […]

Roasted Pork Chops – I’ll vote for them any day!

Posted on November 9, 2016 by in pork

Roasted Pork Chops

Roasted Pork Chops, now there is something that grabs my attention far more than the #USelection2016. So I vote for Roasted pork chops. I love the flavor, the fat, the price and how easy they are to cook. Seriously, you can’t mess this one up. If you follow my instructions and make friends with your […]

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 […]

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 […]