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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 […]

Smoothie Bowls – biggest breakfast trends out there!

Posted on October 12, 2016 by in dairy, vegetarian

smoothie bowls

Smoothie Bowls are better than your regular smoothies, simply because you can’t down it 10 seconds. Smoothie Bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there at the moment. Sites like Instagram, Buzzfeed and Pinterest are bursting with recipes and flavor combinations for smoothies. Of course you can go the healthy route or totally […]

Easy Mushroom Ramen – goodness from the earth

Posted on July 20, 2016 by in soups, vegetarian

Easy Mushroom Ramen

Easy Mushroom Ramen is my cure to the common cold, being cold and just being plain miserable. Easy Mushroom ramen was really not my first ramen I planned on making. I saw so many different and delicious versions of this Japanese noodle soup on Pinterest and fellow bloggers blogs that I wanted to try. Some […]

Leftover Potato Croquettes – who ever has leftover mashed potatoes?

Posted on June 6, 2016 by in baked goods, vegetarian

Leftover Potato Croquettes

Leftover Potato Croquettes – who ever has leftover mashed potatoes? Readers of this blog will know, I love potatoes in any form, shape or size, so leftover mashed potato is a rare find. Leftover Potato Croquettes are just so damn delicious. They are crunchy, creamy and in the center, a heart of cheese. I am […]

Pasta Puttanesca is possibly the quickest tastiest pasta dish you will ever make.

Posted on April 18, 2016 by in pasta, vegetarian

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca literally translated as “spaghetti in the style of a prostitute” is most probably the quickest pasta you will ever make. (Well, maybe my Pesto Pasta is quicker) It is a tangy, somewhat salty Italian pasta dish, dated back to the mid-20th century. I am not sure how this recipe is linked to prostitution, […]

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 […]

Cauliflower Bake with Red Onion Marmalade

Posted on January 28, 2016 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Cauliflower

Cauliflower has for may years been banned to side dish status on the Sunday lunch table. Smothered in thick, cheesy white sauce and topped with more cheese. Basically a carb-bomb. Cauliflower then suddenly took center stage when Tim Noakes and his Banting Diet entered the arena. I remember buying anything between 5 and 10 cauliflowers […]

Toasted Cheese with a horseradish kick!

Posted on September 14, 2015 by in cheese, vegetarian

Toasted Cheese

Toasted Cheese and tomato sandwiches are our stock standard Sunday night grub. Lots of cheese, lots of black pepper on white bread. Sinful, I know, but delicious. What is it that is so irresistible about melted toasted cheese? If I don’t put a stop to it, my children put grated cheese on a plate and […]

Stuffed beetroot with Ricotta and Herby Crumbs

Posted on September 3, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Stuffed Beetroot

Stuffed Beetroot is delicious. It also does not mess all over your plate and the stuffing……. is a personal matter! Last week sometime I discussed a beetroot recipe on my Facebook page and one of the readers commented on how much she hates beetroot. She said it tastes like nothing and it messes all over […]

Easy Thai Salad to eat on just about everything

Posted on August 17, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Easy Thai Salad

Easy Thai Salad that is delicious with meat, fish, chicken and at the moment, my favorite…… corn fritters. Oh my word, every bite is an explosion in your mouth. It is crunchy, tangy, zesty, spicy and oh so moreish that you just cannot stop. The other night I made a platter full of corn fritters […]