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October 22, 2019

Onion and Vegetable bhajis

Posted on August 10, 2019 by in vegetables

Onion and Vegetable Bhajis

Onion and Vegetable bhajis should be eaten warm, straight off the pan, dipped in either a chilled cucumber and mint raita or a spicy chutney. Onion and Vegetable bhajis, I eat often. I live in Cape Town and my Cape Malay friends look after me. Until now, I have not made them that often though, […]

Ottolenghi’s Charred Cherry Tomatoes – my way!

Posted on July 1, 2019 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Ottolenghi’s Charred Cherry Tomatoes

If you have not tried Ottolenghi’s Charred Cherry Tomatoes, then I suggest you do so urgently. Seriously, Ottolenghi’s Charred Cherry Tomatoes may seem like  the perfect dish for vegetarians, but my family loves it as much and trust me, they love their meat. It is just the simplicity of this man’s cooking , that makes […]

Easy Cheese Fondue with Tempura Broccoli

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in cheese, Uncategorized

Easy Cheese Fondue

This easy Cheese fondue is such a vast improvement on my early experiences with fondue that it is hard to even find one comparison. My easy Cheese Fondue is packed with flavor – something our dip-something-in-a-pot-of-oil-fondues never had. Let me explain. When I was at teachers college we had a fondue in my room every […]

Miso Caramel Carrots with toasted almonds

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in vegetables

Miso Caramel Carrots

Miso Caramel Carrots – I am sure my dad will give me grief about this. It was so delcious though, he might even approve. Miso Caramel Carrots are just carrots with a sweet/salty taste. In other words, “Ouma se soetwortels” with attitude. Let’s just talk about Miso paste for a moment. It is most definitely […]

Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese

Posted on February 28, 2018 by in baked goods, vegetarian

Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese

This Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese is just so very delicious. The sweet tomatoes, the flaky pastry and of course the goats Cheese, what is not to like. Tomato Tarte Tatin with Goats Cheese is a meal on its own. Best part is, it can be small individual ones or one big family-size tart. […]

Stuffed Baked Potatoes – my carb weakness is out of control!

Posted on August 30, 2017 by in cheese, vegetarian

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Stuffed Baked Potatoes – Oh my weak heart! I love, love, love Stuffed Baked Potatoes! Sometimes the stuffing can be as simple as melted butter, salt and pepper, or sometimes rather decadent. There is just something about a baked potato that I can’t explain.  Even if I make gnocchi, I prefer baking the potatoes and […]

Veggie Burgers – no meat does not mean no flavor!

Posted on August 29, 2017 by in vegetables, vegetarian

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Veggie Burgers, kind of a contradiction, because we always associate burgers with beef, pork or lamb. These Veggie Burgers could stand tall next to any of the above meaty burgers. It is packed with crunch, flavor and not only is a delicious, but it is much cheaper than meat. You can chop and change the […]

Oven Roasted Ratatouille with Garlicky Labneh

Posted on August 24, 2017 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Oven Roasted Ratatouille

Oven Roasted Ratatouille is for me the new way to eat vegetables. Oh my gosh it is so moreish and literally no effort at all. To make the Oven Roasted Ratatouille literally takes minutes. You can sit back and let the oven do the magic for you. Ratatouille, traditionally, is a French Provençal dish of […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Mustard Dressing

Posted on July 25, 2017 by in salads, vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This Roasted Cauliflower Salad is everything a salad should be…….. in winter! My roasted Cauliflower salad is robust, packed with flavor and colorful. I will be happy to have it as a main meal, let alone a salad. Let’s face it, winters are for soups and stews and comfort food, not salads! It’s not that […]

Blue Cheese Potato Bake – Classic, yet so different!

Posted on May 16, 2017 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Blue Cheese Potato Bake

Blue Cheese Potato Bake is next level. The same comfort you get from a potato bake, but with the decadent flavor of blue cheese. My Blue Cheese Potato Bake is for, well, people who love blue cheese. There is no need in trying to sell this recipe to people who refer to blue cheese as […]