March 5, 2024

Waterblommetjie Tempura with Lime Hollandaise

Posted on August 4, 2023 by in vegetables, vegetarian

The Waterblommetjie Tempura with Lime Hollandaise is refreshingly different. It is not new, not my invention either, but my own way of cooking it. Waterblommetjiebredie is a is a local delicacy in South Africa, even Waterblommetjie soup is a winter favourite. Waterblommetjie Tempura, might be a bit far fetched. For those of you who are not […]

Onion Rings can now be a legal treat!

Posted on August 4, 2023 by in vegetables, vegetarian

onion rings

Onion rings will still be the death of me. It took me forever to find the right recipe and when I finally did, I soon realized that two many of these bad boys will kill me! Up until now, I made my onion rings with a light beer batter and they were to-die-for! They were […]

Roast Potato and Broccolini salad

Posted on July 27, 2021 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Roast Potato and Broccolini salad

This Roast Potato and Broccolini salad is rustic, features two of my favourite winter vegetables and is super easy to make. The Roast Potato and Broccolini salad is proof that: simple ingredients, done well, will always give good results. Sometimes, “ done well” only means taking time to bring out the best in each ingredient […]

Pumpkin Fritters with Amarula Sauce

Posted on April 26, 2021 by in baked goods, vegetables

Pumpkin Fritters with Amarula Sauce

Pumpkin Fritters with Amarula Sauce…… is it a side dish or a dessert? Actually unfair question. Eating these delicious little fritters should never have to be a choice. Just make them, your family and guests will absolutely love them. Pumpkin Fritters with Amarula Sauce is a spin on an old classic South African recipe. Pampoen […]

Beetroot Salad with Goats Cheese and Toasted Seeds

Posted on September 21, 2020 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Beetroot Salad with Goats Cheese

A Beetroot Salad with Goats Cheese with a delicious little twist. If you love beetroot as much as I do, there cannot be enough recipe to prepare it. This Beetroot Salad with Goats Cheese can easily my main meal. I love the different temperatures, textures and tastes…. sweet, savory, bitter and salty. Sometimes beetroot takes […]

Oven-roasted Tomato Pesto

Posted on August 17, 2020 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Oven-roasted Tomato Pesto

This Oven-roasted Tomato Pesto is super easy to make and trust me you will eat it on everything. From sandwiches to biscuits, roast potatoes and even in salads. The Oven-roasted Tomato Pesto takes sun-dried tomatoes to the next level. I love having jars of pesto in my fridge or cupboards. To be honest, I feel […]

Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta

Posted on July 29, 2020 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta

The Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta is just about the perfect meal.  It is delicious on its own or as a side dish to a delicious piece of grilled fish, meat or chicken. I make a big batch of Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta once a week. We are sorted for at least […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline

Posted on June 5, 2020 by in baked goods, vegetables

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline is utterly delicious. Never thought I would say this, but yes, pumpkin does work in a cheese cake. My Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline had the family baffled, they could identify all the familiar spices, but they pumpkin flavor was too subtle for them to guess. I thought it will be to pumpkin-ny, […]

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta

Posted on May 27, 2020 by in vegetables

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta

The Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta ended up being a winter salad. That, however was not the intention, but is was really, really good. My Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta Salad had attitude. Lots of texture from the crunchy pancetta, the bitterness from the rocket and pesto and the cream cheese to bring it all together. In […]

Onion and Vegetable bhajis

Posted on August 10, 2019 by in vegetables

Onion and Vegetable Bhajis

Onion and Vegetable bhajis should be eaten warm, straight off the pan, dipped in either a chilled cucumber and mint raita or a spicy chutney. Onion and Vegetable bhajis, I eat often. I live in Cape Town and my Cape Malay friends look after me. Until now, I have not made them that often though, […]