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July 13, 2020

Pork Rillettes Paté – pork you CAN trust and enjoy!

Posted on November 16, 2016 by in pork

pork rillettes paté

Pork Rillettes is all the goodness of pork in spreadable form. The fattiness, the robust pork flavor and the shredded texture. Pork Rillettes paté is almost the same as rillettes, I just took it a little further in the processor to give a smoother end result….. a little more lady-like. I am a a sucker […]

Berry Lattice Tart – Spring is finally on our doorstep.

Posted on September 16, 2016 by in baked goods

Berry Lattice tart

Berry Lattice Tart to welcome Spring in my kitchen, hell yes! This Berry Lattice Tart can be made in winter too, using frozen berries. However, I have been eyeballing the fresh berries for weeks now. I love winter, I love everything about it, stews, soups, crumbles and snuggling with my dearest under a woolly blanket. […]

Easy Ice Cream Dessert!

Posted on December 15, 2015 by in desserts

Ice Cream Dessert 1

Easy Ice Cream Dessert, heck yes! Who wants to spend their days cooking and making desserts when you could be spending time at the pool or on the beach. You want an Easy Ice Cream dessert, well this is it and it is a show stopper of color, texture and taste. The best part of […]

Pavlova with chocolate and berries for my Valentine!

Posted on February 8, 2014 by in baked goods, desserts

pavlova

Pavlova was created in honor of the Russian ballet dancer, Anna Pavlova after a tour to Australia and New Zealand. For years there was a debate over which of these countries can take credit for creating this delicious dessert, but the latest research has it that New Zealand has to get the pat on the […]

Summer salad with peas and goats cheese!

Posted on November 5, 2013 by in salads, vegetarian

summer salad

A summer salad to me has to have three vital elements, color, flavor and texture! especially a salad in summer. I want summer on my plate! A summer salad can be as simple as a few hand-picked lettuce leaves with a light vinaigrette or something a little more complicated like this Moroccan barley and Roasted […]

Coconut and strawberry muffins and memories of an island holiday!

Posted on September 30, 2013 by in baked goods

coconut

Coconut reminds me of summer, sunny beaches and a day sun tanning which, by the way, I haven’t done in years! Years ago, my sister and I went to Mauritius for a holiday and the first thing I ordered on arrival, was a coconut! Coconut, cut open at the top with a straw to drink […]

Christmas Pudding and reflecting on a RSG year gone by!

Posted on December 21, 2012 by in baked goods, rsg

Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding was always my gran’s job! My gran or “Ouma Mina” as we fondly called her, made a traditional Christmas Pudding, crammed with fruit and steamed in a pristine muslin cloth until it was cooked and just perfect. Ouma Mina always made sure there were enough old coins ( tikkies) in the pudding so […]

Sweet sinful Salad by Gabbles17 for RSG

Posted on October 24, 2012 by in rsg, salads

sweet sinful

This sweet sinful salad, by @Gabbles17 as the starter of a three-course menu using not only all  her favorite  fresh ingredients, but also ingredients that we are led to believe has aphrodisiac properties or in layman’s terms….. “sexy foods”! The salad  is a collection of  lusciously fresh ingredients, hence the name Sweet sinful salad! With […]

Watermelon Sorbet – the first of many sorbets to come!

Posted on January 13, 2011 by in desserts

Watermelon+Sorbet

Watermelon Sorbet. I was a sorbet virgin for many years, always dreaming of one day being able to make it myself. Then last year some time, I tried it for the first time and made Strawberry and Basil sorbet that was utterly delicious. Watermelon Sorbet. Since then I have tried various flavors and methods, some […]