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Pork Pies are just perfect for lunchboxes!

Posted on January 10, 2017 by in baked goods, pork

Pork Pies

These pork pies are perfect for lunchboxes. It can be made in advance, freeze well and will actually survive a day in a bouncing school bag. I have been dying to make these pork pies, but somehow we associate pies with winter so I have always put it on the back burner. Then it dawned […]

Leftover Pork Sliders with tangy coleslaw!

Posted on June 1, 2016 by in pork

Leftover Pork Sliders

Leftover Pork has saved my butt so many times when friends arrive unexpectedly for dinner and it can most certainly save you too. Leftover Pork, beef or chicken for that matter should be in your freezer at all times. With electricity so expensive, I will never put just one roast in my oven. I suggest […]

Top 5 Potato Recipes

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

top 5 potato recipes

Top 5 Potato Recipes and you can find them right here! Can you EVER have enough potato recipes and how dare I say Top 5 potato recipes? I love potatoes and yes, I know I am making all the LCHF  members and banting brigade cringe, but I love it! In any form or shape, it […]

Roasted pork neck with Creamy Winter Vegetables

Posted on July 20, 2015 by in pork

Roasted Pork neck

Roasted pork neck  with a bowl of creamy winter vegetables…… comfort food does not get any better than this. The roasted pork neck gives you the Sunday roast indulgence and the vegetables a comforting weekday bowl of food. Definitely the best of both worlds. The roasted pork neck is very forgiving, you can de-bone it, […]

Spicy Mexican Salad Wraps

Posted on July 10, 2015 by in beef

Spicy Mexican

Spicy Mexican food really gets my taste buds going. I love chilies, love fresh coriander and all the different textures and flavors of Mexican food. My family however is not too keen on chilies although I can see little Missy is becoming more adventurous with spicy food so maybe I will sonn have a partner […]

Pulled Pork Sandwich with Kiwi Salsa

Posted on July 3, 2015 by in pork

pulled pork

Pulled pork has gained popularity in South Africa with all the Southern Style cooking that we see on the Foodnetwork. Pulled pork features in almost all the programs. First it was Paula Deen and Bobby Flay and now we are “challenged” with programs such as Roadtrip with G.Garvin and Guy Fieri’s Triple-D Special. Almost every […]

Bookkeeping and 2011 Bloggers on RSG

Posted on December 12, 2011 by in sa bloggers


As 2011 is coming to its end, it is always a good thing to do some blog bookkeeping to determine if  you are still on track with what your have planned for this year. Just to see if you are still in line with the goal you have set for yourself at the beginning of […]

Lip smacking Roast Chicken Pasta Bake

Posted on August 26, 2011 by in pasta

The aroma of roast chicken drifting through my house fills me with nostalgia and a fuzzy feeling every time. There is something so hearty and homey about serving a roast chicken with all the lovely trimmings like potatoes, steamed young green beans and maybe, just maybe there will be leftovers to make a Lip smacking […]

Crunchy Noodle Salad by Ina Garten

Posted on April 11, 2011 by in pasta

“Try this noodle salad”, my sister suggested when I visited her one afternoon! I was not aware at the time that she is secretly developing a serious addiction to the food channels, but now it is a joy to be able to discuss and share recipes and ideas with her! I think Ina Garten might […]

Blue Cheese Dip for my Stout Hearted Onion Rings

Posted on March 2, 2011 by in vegetarian

Blue Cheese Dip…you either love it or hate it. There is no “in-between” in this love affair.  People(like me) who love blue cheese will have it with and on everything, like Blue Cheese and Mushroom on Ciabatta, Blue Cheese Quiche, Butternut Gnocchi with sage and Blue Cheese, heck even the salads are dressed with a […]