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Pasta-bilities are endless!

Posted on August 4, 2023 by in pasta

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta Bake

Pasta-bilities are endless. Where do I even begin? The ultimate component to an array of dishes that bring families, couples, and friends together to feast on carbs in a way everyone can understand to be addictive and delicious! Let’s start with the types of pasta that can be used to make all kinds of dishes…well, […]

Frozen Watermelon Lemonade for my Valentine!

Posted on February 10, 2015 by in Beverages, rsg

Frozen watermelon Lemonade

Frozen Watermelon Lemonade sounds like Summer doesn’t it? Frozen watermelon Magarita I have seen and heard of, but lemonade, nope! When I saw it on Hein van Tonder’s site, Heinstired, I was sold on the idea! Trust Hein to think of this refreshing idea! For a bean counter, this talented friend of mine is going […]

White Chocolate Cheesecake with raspberries

Posted on January 26, 2015 by in desserts

white chocolate

White Chocolate is not real chocolate they say! It consists of cocoa butter, sugar and milk solids and is kind of beige or ivory in color. White Chocolate is the softest and most fragile of all chocolates and you just have to put a block in your mouth to see how fast it melts. So […]

Picnic loaf and sensible picnic-ing!

Posted on October 15, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg


Picnic season is here and I could not be happier! Picnic remind me of childhood, being carefree and being outdoors. I don’t recall our picnics to every be fancy and over-the-top expensive, but it always had the essentials, tomato and cheese sandwiches on super-white bread, meatballs and hard-boiled eggs. Other essentials were black coffee in […]

Safari Dried Fruit – the perfect pick me up snack for the sweet tooth!

Posted on October 31, 2013 by in baked goods

Safari Dried Fruit

Safari Dried Fruit and nuts! Sweet and savory dishes come to life with the added fruit and nuts. In my kitchen, Safari Dried Fruit and I make magic! Safari Dried Fruit is rich in iron and fibre, a good source of carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins, low in sodium and contains no cholesterol. It is the […]

Smoothies – Why not sneak in a vegetable or two?

Posted on November 21, 2012 by in dairy, desserts, rsg

Smoothies - why not sneak in a vegetable or two?

Smoothies are my emergency plan when the children come home from school, ravenous and mom had no time to cook or buy something yummee! Smoothies are healthy,  filling and cool the children  down quickly, especially on those very hot summer days. Whether you are dairy intolerant, sugar or wheat intolerant, there is a smoothie recipe […]

Halva Ice-cream in three different flavors

Posted on September 17, 2012 by in desserts

  Ice-cream, you scream we all scream for ice-cream! A refrain I remember from my childhood, but literally the case for the past two days that have shocked us into summer mode far too quickly. I said to someone just last week, that I am definitely not souped or stewed out yet, so if I […]

Going retro with Baked Alaska on RSG

Posted on September 12, 2012 by in rsg

Who of you have had the classic dessert, Baked Alaska before? A thick layer of cake, layers of  vanilla of Neapolitan ice-cream and in my mom’s case, canned peaches. All this beautifully adorned in a thick layer of snow-white meringue, baked in the oven for just a bit and served immediately to a table full […]

Creamy walnut dressing on grilled tuna on RSG

Posted on September 5, 2012 by in rsg

This creamy walnut dressing just blew me away. I thought I had the best creamy dressing recipe, but Zirkie from Pinkpolkadotfood send me a recipe, that is just so delicious. I could not stop thinking of new recipes and ideas to serve this delicious sauce with. Not only does the dressing have great flavor, but […]

Pineapple Chicken Burgers with Mango Salsa

Posted on January 22, 2012 by in Chicken


Chicken burgers go down well with my family. These tasty Pineapple Chicken Burgers were born out of  sheer necessity……. necessity to spend as little time in the kitchen and as much time in the pool as possible. Chicken, tangy pineapple and summery mango salsa, sounds good doesn’t it? Seriously, I cannot remember when last or […]