October 21, 2020

Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Posted on June 3, 2020 by in Chicken, pasta

Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce or Polpette di pollo al sugo di pomodoro. I must say the latter sounds very cool. I saw the Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce on Jamie Oliver’s site – he calls it Polpette di pollo. You know Jamie, everything is quick and easy and it always looks absolutely delicious. Which […]

Easy Stuffed Pasta Shells – Instant Pot

Posted on April 29, 2020 by in beef, pasta

Easy Stuffed Pasta Shells

I made these Easy Stuffed Pasta Shells in my Instant pot and that was just so cool. The pasta held it’s shape, yet it cooked in this rich meaty, tomato sauce. Family devoured it and that is all that counts. I made Stuffed Pasta Shells before and we loved it, so I was eager to […]

Beer-braised Meatballs – Comfort food at its best!

Posted on July 25, 2014 by in beef

Beer-braised Meatballs

Beer-braised meatballs are like meatballs on steroids. Yip, the same old, same old, just better….. way better! Beer-braised lambshanks, the recipe most asked for from my new book, Easy Cooking from Nina’s Kitchen! Of all the recipes that magazines asked for to feature, this one was definitely their favorite. I had so much feedback from […]

The winner of Meatball Challenge and a recipe that made me jump with joy!

Posted on December 21, 2012 by in beef


Who makes the best meatball in South Africa? The search was on, after our epic meatball cook-off with the judges of the TV series Dinner Divas! I wanted to know who makes the best meatball and what is their secret. I received numerous entries and the secret ingredients used, were as colorful as our precious […]

The Ultimate Meatball Challenge – Competition time!

Posted on November 29, 2012 by in beef, Dinner Divas

Ultimate Meatball

It was The Ultimate Meatball Challenge and it all happened here in Nina’s Kitchen! Wow, what fun we had, cooking, filming, challenging, but most of all laughing and more laughing! Who can make the ultimate meatball? That was the challenge put to the two contestants and ordinary contestants they were not! During the first episode […]