November 18, 2018

Giving you More for Meatless Monday

Posted on October 29, 2018 by in easy cooking, easy cooking recipes, easy recipes, eggs, events, pasta, recipe book, sa bloggers, spices and sauces, vegetables, vegetarian

Easy Mushroom Ramen

Meatless Monday: it’s one of my favourite days, and some of my favourite recipes of Nina’s are in fact, meatless. But, before we get into the swing of things, I think I should open with a disclaimer and introduce myself. Hi to all of Nina’s regular readers, my name is ‘Q the Intern’ and I […]

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 […]

Spinach Soup with Tempura Cheese

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in soups, vegetarian

Spinach Soup with Tempura Cheese

Spinach Soup to combat the cold weather. Not really combat, we need the cold and rainy weather desperately, but you know what I mean. Spinach Soup is like a Vitamin Boost, just goodness, nothing more. The Vitamin Boosts I’ve had in the past, does not taste half as good as this soup though. I like […]

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 Butternut Salad – wholesome goodness on a plate.

Posted on April 28, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Roasted Butternut Salad

My roasted butternut salad is a hit. Every time I make it, people want to know the secret. My roasted butternut salad has no secret, really. It is just proof that good wholesome ingredients, treated with love and care, do not need much else. I love roasted vegetables. Frankly, I will be happy to eat […]

Two Minute Noodle Salad – it’s a keeper!

Posted on April 13, 2017 by in vegetarian

Two Minute Noodle Salad

This Two Minute Noodle Salad I can eat every single day. So many Two Minute Noodle recipes online, but most of them are loaded with expensive ingredients which no longer makes it a rand stretcher. Look, I know I will be in trouble with the purists about the nutritional value of two minute noodles, but […]