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December 6, 2019

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 […]

Top 5 Vegetarian Recipes

Posted on August 13, 2015 by in vegetarian

tomatoes

Top 5 vegetarian recipes, so good even the carnivores amongst us will yield to the temptation. We often eat meatless meals and no, we are not vegetarian. In fact we, we love meat, a good steak is hard to beat and we still buy lamb in bulk (if we can afford it) Sometimes my family […]

Ombré Cakes and childhood memories

Posted on August 12, 2015 by in baked goods

Ombré Cakes

Ombré Cakes are one of the the latest trends in baking. Maybe because fashion and food is so integrated and ombré hairstyles did the rounds a while back. Ombré describes the gradual blending of one color shade to another, usually moving from light to dark. I learnt about ombré hairstyles before I learned about ombré […]

Top 5 Bread Recipes

Posted on August 6, 2015 by in baked goods

Top 5 Bread Recipes

Top 5 bread recipes? Yes, my top 5 bread recipes, they are very easy to make, always deliver on taste and something magical happens when you share a bread with someone. I have selected my Top 5 bread recipes for you, I trust you will make them all! People are often intimidated and scared to […]

Cream of Tomato Shooters

Posted on July 27, 2015 by in vegetarian

Cream of Tomato

Cream of tomato soup is such a retro retro. Cream of tomato soup is not something that I grew up with. I can imagine my mom presenting her meat-eating husband with a bowl of cream of tomato soup and call it supper. Maybe that would have caused somewhat of a hiccup in their 50+ years […]

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, […]

Angelfish Fishcakes with Avocado Salsa

Posted on April 4, 2015 by in seafood

Angelfish Fishcakes

Angelfish Fishcakes, sounds a bit too fishy to me, but if I called them Angel Fishcakes, people might have the impression that the fishcakes had angelic qualities! Angelfish Fishcakes sounds overkill, too fishy, in language terms “redundancy”, but you get the point! You can use any fish, canned pilchards, canned tuna or fresh tuna for […]

Olive Focaccia for the Easter Family Feast

Posted on April 1, 2015 by in baked goods

Olive focaccia

Olive Focaccia will feature center stage on my Easter table. I have covered the lamb recipes last year so this year my focus will be on this flavorful bread. Olive Focaccia to dip in the gravy from this delicious Leg of lamb with figs and feta. Can you think of anything more delicious! If, however […]

Brioche with Sweet Berries, Hazelnut and Dark Choclate Swirl

Posted on September 10, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg

brioche

Brioche, the ultimate French bread which was for so many years exclusively enjoyed by the rich and aristocracy. Then Marie Antoinette apparently said, after she heard the poor people have no bread, “Let them eat cake!” After that, this rich, almost cake-like bread was given to the poor in stead of old-fashioned bread. Brioche is […]