November 18, 2018

Giving you More for Meatless Monday

Posted on October 29, 2018 by in easy cooking, easy cooking recipes, easy recipes, eggs, events, pasta, recipe book, sa bloggers, spices and sauces, vegetables, vegetarian

Easy Mushroom Ramen

Meatless Monday: it’s one of my favourite days, and some of my favourite recipes of Nina’s are in fact, meatless. But, before we get into the swing of things, I think I should open with a disclaimer and introduce myself. Hi to all of Nina’s regular readers, my name is ‘Q the Intern’ and I […]

Baked Ravioli with Goats Cheese

Posted on October 3, 2018 by in pasta

Baked Ravioli

Baked Ravioli in a rich tomato sauce, topped with cheese and baked to perfection. This is the stuff dreams are made of. Baked ravioli is just normal ravioli,  but baked to give a crusty edge and melted cheese. In other words, classic Italian, just perfected. I saw this recipe on Di from Bibby’s Kitchen Instagram […]

Beef Carpaccio with Horseradish Cream

Posted on September 16, 2018 by in beef

Beef Carpaccio

Beef Carpaccio – very easy, very posh and very, very delicious. especially is served with all the trimmings I will discuss in this post. So you can show off with pleasure, the treat is on me. For Beef Carpaccio you can use any beef that has been thinly sliced very thinly, spiced and served raw or […]

Mini Yogurt Cheesecakes with Quick Strawberry Jam

Posted on August 21, 2018 by in desserts

Mini Yogurt Cheesecakes

Mini yogurt Cheesecakes with quick strawberry jam – O, oh my gosh, I could not stop eating. I stopped counting at 5……. These mini yogurt cheesecakes are delicious as a dessert, but not overly sweet. I think the addition of yogurt helps with the balance. I have to admit, I am a baked cheesecake kinda […]

Salmon Risotto with Salmon wrapped in Pancetta

Posted on August 15, 2018 by in rice, seafood

Salmon risotto with Salmon wrapped in Pancetta

Salmon Risotto on its own is such a divine delicacy, to top it with a salmon fillet wrapped in the finest pancetta, utter decadence. The Salmon risotto is the creamy element to this fine plate of food and yes, you can make it. It really looks far more complicated than it really is. To me, […]

Hot Smoked Salmon Salad – weird and wonderful!

Posted on July 15, 2018 by in salads, seafood

Hot Smoked Salmon Salad

My Hot Smoked Salmon Salad will surprise you! It has flavors and textures that you would not often expect to see in the same salad. If you like a conventional salad, this salad is most probably not for you. I do think you should give it a try. This Hot Smoked Salmon Salad is just […]

Sushi Starter – Perfect for Sushi Lovers

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in seafood

Sushi Starter

This Sushi Starter is fresh, funky and a great idea for all your sushi-lover-friends. My Sushi Starter gets better. What if I tell you, you have to cook nothing, you can literally just assemble the starter. Awesome right? Ok, you can choose to cook your sushi rice yourself, smoke the fish etc, etc. Really? No, […]

Easy Cheese Fondue with Tempura Broccoli

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in cheese, Uncategorized

Easy Cheese Fondue

This easy Cheese fondue is such a vast improvement on my early experiences with fondue that it is hard to even find one comparison. My easy Cheese Fondue is packed with flavor – something our dip-something-in-a-pot-of-oil-fondues never had. Let me explain. When I was at teachers college we had a fondue in my room every […]

Smokey Chicken with Beans – a pot full of comfort!

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in Chicken

Smokey Chicken with Beans

Smokey Chicken with Beans seems like such a simple meal. It is, but the flavor is another story. Smokey Chicken with Beans is hearty and delicious. It is one of winter’s luxuries and best part it, there will always be enough for an unannounced guest. Nothing fancy, nothing complicated. Just food from the heart. I […]

Pesto Salami Goats Cheese Pasta

Posted on April 22, 2018 by in cheese, pasta

Pesto Salami and Goats Cheese pasta

This Pesto Salami Goats Cheese Pasta is one of those last minutes throw-together meals that just worked. Pesto Salami Goats Cheese Pasta sounds like a mouthful and it is exactly that…. a mouthful. Bold flavors, pesto, salami, goats cheese, yet they seem so happy to all be together in this dish. We often speak about […]