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Asparagus with Creamy Camembert Sauce

Posted on November 10, 2015 by in cheese, vegetables

asparagus

Asparagus, oh the luxury of Spring and Summer! During the year, we have to settle for the tinned variety or if the cravings overtake common sense the imported ones, but come September and October we can feast on fresh asparagus. It seems to me that most people like to keep it simple. Yesterday on a […]

Top 5 Vegetarian Recipes

Posted on August 13, 2015 by in vegetarian

tomatoes

Top 5 vegetarian recipes, so good even the carnivores amongst us will yield to the temptation. We often eat meatless meals and no, we are not vegetarian. In fact we, we love meat, a good steak is hard to beat and we still buy lamb in bulk (if we can afford it) Sometimes my family […]

Roasted Root Vegetables with basil and lemon salt

Posted on July 16, 2015 by in Uncategorized

Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted root vegetables are foods from mother nature and little has to be done to them, they are just that good. Roasted root vegetables like parsnips, sweet potato, potato, pumpkin, beetroot, onions, there are so many to mention. They all have such incredible flavor and sweetness, that a drizzle of olive oil and some TLC […]

Cashew Pesto Springrolls

Posted on February 19, 2015 by in baked goods

Cashew Pesto

Cashew Pesto, for me the creamier family member of pesto made with almonds. Cashew Pesto is divine stirred into a bowl of steaming hot pasta or the success to a really delicious sandwich! I know it may seems to you that it is mind over matter which nuts you are using, cashews are better in […]

Onions – stuffed with cheese and nutty goodness!

Posted on January 14, 2015 by in vegetarian

onions

Onions are an essential part fo the Holy Trinity of cooking. Together with bell peppers,and celery in equal quantities mirepoix and forms the base of many recipes in many cuisines. Onions bring flavor to so many dishes, yet they are always on the back ground as part of the flavor base, the jus or the […]

Picnic loaf and sensible picnic-ing!

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

picnic

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 […]

Waffle on, waffle on…….

Posted on August 29, 2014 by in baked goods, vegetarian

waffle

Waffle is just awesome bread, said John Green. Waffle is important! “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” ― Leslie Knope  Just a silly quote I found on the internet. What I do remember though is our annual trips to Cape […]

Easy Vegetable Recipes

Posted on August 20, 2014 by in rsg, vegetables

sandwiches

Easy Vegetable Recipes to the rescue! Easy Vegetable Recipes I have plenty of! Why? Because they are easy and uncomplicated, as vegetable recipes should be! I hear so often parents complain, “My children do not eat vegetables, they refuse to eat this and that…..”! My husband was like that? My children ate vegetables from such […]

Spaghetti with Black Olives, Anchovies and Mint

Posted on August 6, 2014 by in pasta, rsg, vegetarian

spaghetti

Spaghetti is one of the most commonly used pastas in the entire world, I actually thought it was the most popular pasta, but it isn’t! Spaghetti is the second most popular pasta worldwide…….. can you guess which pasta takes the No.1 spot? Fusilli, or better known as the  “corkscrew pasta”, is apparently consumed most out […]

Portobello Mushrooms stuffed with spinach or ham!

Posted on August 5, 2014 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello Mushrooms are the big daddy of mushrooms! Portobello mushrooms are just  grown-up button mushrooms, yip, I did not know that! These meaty beauties have a scientific name, Agaricus bisporus and when they are yound and almost all white, we know them as button mushrooms, but when they are all big and grown up, we […]