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Creamy Roasted Chicken Tagliatelle with Butternut

Posted on August 22, 2017 by in pasta

Creamy Roasted Chicken Tagliatelle

This Creamy Roasted Chicken Tagliatelle with Butternut came as a result to my recent visit to Oudtshoorn. Creamy Roasted Chicken Tagliatelle sounds fantastic.  I could picture myself face-planting into a big bowl full of this deliciousness after a hard and challenging day in the kitchen. Ok, you are confused, let me start at the beginning. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winter-warming roasted garlic, corn and butternut risotto

Posted on June 6, 2012 by in rice

This time of year, I want winter-warming recipes, recipes that stick to my ribs and warm me up from the inside. A creamy risotto does just that. I think it is so awesome  that three such simple ingredients can be changed in something so delicious and creamy ….rice, cheese and stock! I had only a […]

Creamy Potato and Butternut Cake

Posted on January 24, 2012 by in vegetables

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When I took this Creamy Potato and Butternut Cake from the oven I had this huge happy smile on my face. I love how a meal sometimes just comes together, not quite how you planned it, but better and a whole lot tastier. I knew what I wanted, a layered potato and butternut cake, but […]

South Africa on a plate – Biltong and Butternut Quiche

Posted on August 8, 2011 by in baked goods

This Biltong and Butternut Quiche reminded me once again how incredibly rich our South African  food culture  is, but it is a heritage that is made up of recipes borrowed from all over the world. A good example is the history of the Cape Malay cuisine in South Africa. It began with the involuntary migration […]

Butternut Gnocchi with Sage and Blue Cheese

Posted on November 10, 2010 by in vegetarian

Gnocchi  in the middle of November is not at all strange for people in the Northern Hemisphere where winter has finally arrived, but we are supposed to be in the middle of summer and yet it is cold, rainy and not at all summer or salad weather. We have had a few warm summery days, […]

Spicy Butternut soup to easy off the cold – Revised

Posted on June 7, 2010 by in vegetarian

I get so many requests for my Spicy Butternut Soup recipe that I carry copies of it in my handbag and online, it is one of my best performing pages, so I guess I have a winner here. Why would I want to post an old recipe again, I hear you ask. Well first of […]

Easy pasta recipes-Pasta-with biltong-butternut-and bacon

Posted on September 2, 2009 by in pasta

Easy pasta recipes-Pasta with biltong butternut and bacon. More easy pasta recipes, you would ask? How is it possible that there can be more pasta recipes? As you search the internet, you will find that pasta is no longer just enjoyed as part of the Italian cuisine……I read about Mexican pasta recipes, Greek pasta recipes […]

Spicy butternut soup to ease off the cold….

Posted on September 22, 2008 by in soups

I am always fascinated how the changes of seasons allow us to share similar climates even if it is only for a short period of time. We, here in the southern hemisphere are changing over from soups to salads and you in the northern hemisphere are doing totally the opposite. The last 2 weeks however […]