August 2, 2021

Seafood Paella to feed a crowd

Posted on July 21, 2021 by in seafood

Seafood Paella to feed a crowd

This Seafood Paella to feed a crowd is ample to feed 10 people, some might even have seconds. It is a crowd-pleaser, firstly because it is so indulgent with all the seafood. Secondly it is also a spectacular sight if you bring the huge paella pan to the table. The Seafood Paella to feed a […]

Easy Majudara Recipe – just lentils and rice

Posted on April 15, 2020 by in vegetarian

Easy Majudara Recipe

This easy Easy Majudara Recipe is money saver and it is damn tasty too. It is just proof that, basic ingredients, treated with care, can be so good. The Easy Majudara Recipe is a simple combination of lentils, rice, and onions and has its origin the Middle East. It is so comforting but not overly […]

Easy Baked Rice Casserole

Posted on March 26, 2020 by in baked goods, rice

Easy Baked Rice Casserole

The Easy Baked Rice Casserole came as a result of cleaning the vegetable section of the fridge. Oh my, and was it delicious. My Easy Baked Rice Casserole is also ideal to freeze in portions for the kids at college and university. Good grub, filling and like a blank canvas for you to use whatever […]

Make your own sushi

Posted on February 27, 2018 by in seafood

Make your own sushi

Make your own sushi, yes, just enough know-how to get you started. To make your own sushi, is easier than you think. This tutorial is  for beginners are for those of you who love to eat sushi, but has never tried their hand at making their own. It is such fun and a great activity […]

Smoked Chicken Rice Salad with mango

Posted on February 16, 2018 by in Chicken, salads

Smoked Chicken Rice Salad

Smoked Chicken Rice salad with hints or curry and fresh mango – Oh my word, I cannot even describe how delicious it is. Especially in this heat. My Smoked Chicken Rice Salad is also the perfect way to showcase the amazing wood-smoked chicken breasts I get from Klein Merino. They are so beautifully smoked, plumb […]

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Blue Cheese

Posted on May 25, 2015 by in rice

Top 5 Vegetarian recipes

Wild Mushroom Risotto is my ultimate comfort food! It’s like a hug in a bowl, so when I am strapped for time and in need of something belly-warming, risotto is on the menu! Risotto is also the one dish that so many people are intimidated by! I think we are intimidated because we hear about […]

Rice Pudding with green figs and remembering iconic brands……

Posted on May 22, 2013 by in desserts, rsg


Rice Pudding was the first thing that jumped to mind when I looked out the window this morning, only to be greeted by a classic Cape Town winter morning. Rice Pudding, even though our college hostel kitchen staff tried to ruin it with blotches of smooth apricot jam, always brought comfort and warmth, maybe it […]

Possibly the best rice pudding I’ve ever had at Sidewalk Cafe

Posted on June 25, 2012 by in rice

Parmesan Rice Pudding

I love the creaminess of rice pudding, I also love the fact that it is not so overly sweet as I am not a fan of sweet desserts, maybe with the exception of Malva Pudding, so when I saw rice pudding on the menu at Sidewalk Cafe, I was a happy camper, until my daughter […]

Winter-warming roasted garlic, corn and butternut risotto

Posted on June 6, 2012 by in rice

This time of year, I want winter-warming recipes, recipes that stick to my ribs and warm me up from the inside. A creamy risotto does just that. I think it is so awesome  that three such simple ingredients can be changed in something so delicious and creamy ….rice, cheese and stock! I had only a […]

Oven Baked Prawn Risotto on RSG

Posted on May 2, 2012 by in rsg

Oven baked risotto is my go-to-recipe that I haul out whenever I have to feed a crowd quickly and in an affordable way. I often use this recipe on youth camps and even  when I entertain, oven baked risotto finds its way to my table. I can dress it down or up, but either way, […]