October 26, 2020

Pickled Fish Salad – just in time for Easter!

Posted on April 14, 2014 by in seafood

pickled fish

Pickled fish is such a tradition here in the Cape this time of the year or around Easter and if you travel through the streets there is always an aromatic cloud of curry flavors hanging in the air! I love it! Pickled fish is also known as Curry Fish (kerrievis) here in South Africa and […]

Pizza Bianca – A quick and easy midweek treat!

Posted on November 25, 2013 by in baked goods, cheese


Pizza – show me a kid who does not like it and I show you snowballs in summer! ( Ooops, this year we nearly did have snowballs in summer) I have taught many kids in my lifetime and during mat chats, I would always ask them about their favorite food! Pizza came out tops every […]

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom one-pan wonder!

Posted on November 8, 2013 by in Chicken

creamy chicken

Creamy Chicken for supper and only one pan to wash, seems to be the kind of meal we should often have! I have had a week from hell and looking back not sure just how I survived it, but I am happy to report the family only had pies one night this week! Yes, it […]

Summer salad with peas and goats cheese!

Posted on November 5, 2013 by in salads, vegetarian

summer salad

A summer salad to me has to have three vital elements, color, flavor and texture! especially a salad in summer. I want summer on my plate! A summer salad can be as simple as a few hand-picked lettuce leaves with a light vinaigrette or something a little more complicated like this Moroccan barley and Roasted […]

Cheese cake with salted caramel

Posted on October 7, 2013 by in baked goods

cheese cake

Cheese cake or cheesecake? Honestly I have looked everywhere and cannot find the solution! Maybe after this post, someone will give clarity on this issue! Cheese cake always gets the majority vote in my house! Whether  it is a sweet or savory version, it does not really matter, although I have to say their love […]

Spanish Chicken and rice and choosing the right pan!

Posted on September 18, 2013 by in Chicken, rsg


Spanish cooking is bold and flavorsome and this chicken dish is no exception and ticks all those boxes. Spanish cooking also evokes in me a sense of togetherness and loud family conversations! Exactly what this dish does! Spanish food is jam packed with bold flavors.  Big flavors such as paprika, peppers, chili and also the […]