November 21, 2017

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 […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Mustard Dressing

Posted on July 25, 2017 by in salads, vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This Roasted Cauliflower Salad is everything a salad should be…….. in winter! My roasted Cauliflower salad is robust, packed with flavor and colorful. I will be happy to have it as a main meal, let alone a salad. Let’s face it, winters are for soups and stews and comfort food, not salads! It’s not that […]

Roasted Butternut Salad – wholesome goodness on a plate.

Posted on April 28, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Roasted Butternut Salad

My roasted butternut salad is a hit. Every time I make it, people want to know the secret. My roasted butternut salad has no secret, really. It is just proof that good wholesome ingredients, treated with love and care, do not need much else. I love roasted vegetables. Frankly, I will be happy to eat […]

Two Minute Noodle Salad – it’s a keeper!

Posted on April 13, 2017 by in vegetarian

Two Minute Noodle Salad

This Two Minute Noodle Salad I can eat every single day. So many Two Minute Noodle recipes online, but most of them are loaded with expensive ingredients which no longer makes it a rand stretcher. Look, I know I will be in trouble with the purists about the nutritional value of two minute noodles, but […]

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 […]