March 29, 2017

Delicious Chicken Salad with roasted butternut

Posted on March 1, 2017 by in cheese, Chicken

Delicious Chicken Salad

This Delicious Chicken Salad has been my staple this summer. Maybe it is old age, but I have never been more bothered by this intense heat. My delicious chicken salad must be packed with flavor though. No boring chunks of fry chicken with heaps of mayonnaise. No, I want flavor and crunch and comfort all […]

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 […]

Camembert with Pesto and Sundried Tomatoes

Posted on April 8, 2015 by in cheese, rsg

Camembert

Camembert must be the cheese I use most in my kitchen. I know the children go through blocks upon blocks of cheddar for toasted sarmies and in their omelets, but I am talking about me and my recipes. Camembert is a soft cheese made with cows’ milk. It has a furry white rind speckled with […]

Summer Salads with Sizzle!

Posted on December 11, 2014 by in rsg, salads

Summer Salads

Summer Salads – colorbursts of flavor and textures that will make your taste buds pop! Summer salads are no longer made with limp lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber, but salads are just packed with flavor. It combines fruit with vegetables in the most amazing ways and salad companions range from nuts, to all sorts of delicious […]

Smoked Chicken Salad with Passion fruit salad dressing

Posted on March 4, 2014 by in Chicken, salads

smoked chicken

Smoked chicken has become a stock item in my fridge, because it is so versatile! I can whip up a sandwich in no time and have you ever added chopped smoked chicken to  your standard tomato pasta sauce ….. it is delicious! Smoked chicken is relatively cheap to buy, but making your own smoked chicken […]

Coconut Chicken Wraps with Basil Mayo!

Posted on February 18, 2014 by in Chicken, paleo

coconut

Coconut reminds me of carefree summers around the municipal pool in Ceres, tanning with Tropicana Suntan Lotion and eating Coco Pops ice lollies! Coconut also reminds me of Christmases gone by with grandma and her cake tins filled with Hertzoggies. Coconut Ice is another of my guilty pleasures and at our local Spar the the […]

Moroccan Beef Salad – Yes, real men eat salad!

Posted on January 13, 2014 by in beef

moroccan Beef salad

Moroccan beef salad – a salad that says “Bite me, I’m a man and  I like salad! Moroccan Beef Salad is a sure way to get the man in my house to eat salad as a main meal! After a day’s work, the last thing he wants, is to be reminded of our New Year’s […]

Grilled Corn Salad – A must for every barbeque!

Posted on January 8, 2014 by in rsg, vegetarian

Grilled Corn Salad

Grilled Corn, dripping with butter, mmmm! Must be one of my favorite things to enjoy at a braai or barbeque. I love the sweet butter crunch as I bite into it and the smoky flavor is very hard to beat. Grilled corn can be a bit messy to eat so we keep it for family […]

Summer salad with peas and goats cheese!

Posted on November 5, 2013 by in salads, vegetarian

summer salad

A summer salad to me has to have three vital elements, color, flavor and texture! especially a salad in summer. I want summer on my plate! A summer salad can be as simple as a few hand-picked lettuce leaves with a light vinaigrette or something a little more complicated like this Moroccan barley and Roasted […]

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 […]