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August 4, 2020

Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta

Posted on July 29, 2020 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Beetroot Bulgar Wheat Salad with Feta

The Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta is just about the perfect meal.  It is delicious on its own or as a side dish to a delicious piece of grilled fish, meat or chicken. I make a big batch of Beetroot Bulgur Wheat Salad with Feta once a week. We are sorted for at least […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline

Posted on June 5, 2020 by in baked goods, vegetables

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline is utterly delicious. Never thought I would say this, but yes, pumpkin does work in a cheese cake. My Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline had the family baffled, they could identify all the familiar spices, but they pumpkin flavor was too subtle for them to guess. I thought it will be to pumpkin-ny, […]

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta

Posted on May 27, 2020 by in vegetables

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta

The Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta ended up being a winter salad. That, however was not the intention, but is was really, really good. My Cauliflower Gnocchi with Pancetta Salad had attitude. Lots of texture from the crunchy pancetta, the bitterness from the rocket and pesto and the cream cheese to bring it all together. In […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fried Tomato salad

Posted on January 15, 2018 by in salads, vegetables

Fried Tomato salad

Fried Tomato salad is definitively meeting healthy eating halfway. Fried Tomato salad has all the elements of a good salad. The crunch, creamy, bitter, tart and then it meets up the forbidden world of fried food. Yes, forbidden for many as we started the new year with resolutions to eat healthier. Usually after a December […]

Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad

Posted on December 8, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad

The Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad was met with much controversy on Facebook this morning. Some people LOVE gelatin salads and others absolutely hate it. This Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad brings back so many childhood Christmas memories. The good news is, these salads are back and quite trendy right now. Seriously, if I look at some […]

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 Goats Cheese

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 […]