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August 19, 2019

Meatballs in a rich Curry Yogurt Sauce

Posted on April 14, 2016 by in beef

meatballs

Meatballs, oh how I love them! I think if you read through my site, you will see that I have quite a fascination with meatballs. Meatballs has to be good though. Nothing worse than seized up, hard-as-a-rock meatballs. A good couple of years ago, I ran a search on my site as well as RSG […]

Nachos chicken with salsas

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Chicken

Nachos Chicken

Nachos Chicken, it has to be delicious right? That’s what I thought! Nachos chicken – I am not sure if it was my invention of not, I certainly would like to think so! There are many recipes for Chicken Nachos, but not many for Nachos Chicken! The idea is that you coat the chicken with […]

Gnocchi with meatballs and a creamy tomato sauce!

Posted on September 29, 2014 by in beef, pasta

Gnocchi

Gnocchi, soft dough dumplings made with either potato, semolina or ordinary flour.  It is mixed with eggs and cheese, preferably a hard cheese such as Parmesan or Peccorino! Gnocchi surely must be the ultimate comfort food to any full-blooded Italian. The last couple of weeks I literally had visions of these little dumplings cooking in […]

Banting Bliss – Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Posted on May 27, 2014 by in beef

banting

Banting, oh my word, everywhere around me I spot the “banters”! Banting is the new dieting, like hipster is the new mainstream and pop-up is the new restaurant…… I like it a lot! Banting was started by  William Banting, a formerly obese English undertaker  who lost a substantial amount of weight by cutting back on […]

Chinese pork fillet with bok choy!

Posted on October 31, 2013 by in pork

Chinese

Chinese food, oh how I love thee! At the moment my favorite is a flavorsome Chinese hot pot with added chili and loads of ginger. Chinese food is no longer limited to the bastardized versions of Sweet and Sour pork or Chow Mein. The first time I ate a Vegetable Spring roll, I felt so […]

Quiches for me, save all your quiches for me!

Posted on October 29, 2013 by in baked goods

quiches

Quiches for me, always brings this silly song to mind, Kisses for me, kisses for you by Brotherhood! the song has absolutely nothing to do with quiches, but it is just a silly thing in my mind! Quiches are life savers to me, it can be 5.30 when I come home and we will still […]

Steak – tenderized and crumbed and a happy childhood memory!

Posted on January 25, 2013 by in beef

steak

Steak was a weekend luxury when we grew up. Every Friday my mom would bring rump steak from the butchery and Saturday nights after the lawns were cut  and the sprinklers had their turn at freshening the garden, my dad would light the fire and we would grill the rump steaks. The smell of freshly […]

Seafood Pasta Salad – Only three main ingredients!

Posted on January 9, 2013 by in rsg, seafood

seafood

A seafood pasta with only three main ingredients sounds almost impossible, doesn’t it? This easy seafood meal was born out of necessity rather than a stroke of genius from my side, but it was delicious none the less! I can never go wrong with seafood and pasta and my family, because it just happens to […]

Chicken-Cheesecake and a tribute to unsung foodie heroes!

Posted on November 11, 2012 by in Chicken

Easy chicken - cheesecake

Chicken and cheesecake, not exactly two words you would use in one concept. My husband says Chicken – Cheesecake just does not sound right!My old way of thinking was that you would have chicken for a main course and cheesecake for dessert. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think of a chicken-cheesecake! After […]

Mexican Feast as seen in Dinner Divas Episode 1

Posted on October 13, 2012 by in cooking competitions, Dinner Divas

mexican feast

Mexican  Feast was my meal choice when I heard I was a contestant and had to cook  in the new cooking/blogging series called Dinner Divas. Why Mexican? It’s simple we love it! Mexican Feast is one of my favorite family meals. I love it, it’s social, it’s delicious and not at all difficult to put […]