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August 23, 2019

Chef tricks to try at home

Posted on July 29, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

chef tricks

Chef tricks – so easy it will make your head spin. Not only are these tricks and hints easy, it is quick and saves you a whack of time when you entertain. People often ask me: “How do chefs do it?” How do they get that jus so delicious? How do they make their vegetable […]

Top 5 Potato Recipes

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

top 5 potato recipes

Top 5 Potato Recipes and you can find them right here! Can you EVER have enough potato recipes and how dare I say Top 5 potato recipes? I love potatoes and yes, I know I am making all the LCHF  members and banting brigade cringe, but I love it! In any form or shape, it […]

Potato Stacks with Parmesan and Thyme

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Potato Stacks

Potato stacks are the perfect  side dish for your Sunday roast and they are so, so good! They are the new roast potatoes, the new kids on the block! Potato stacks are by no means my own invention, Pinterest has loads of mouthwatering photos of them! However potato stacks are new to me, but now […]

Squash with Cheese and Bacon

Posted on February 26, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

squash

Squash – oh my word, I am treading on dangerous grounds when I cook squash for supper. My husband hates them and I am to blame! Squash Shame, that’s what I suffer from and I needed to redeem myself! You see, when we just got married, I was in “pleasing mode”! So one night I […]

Tomato Stew with Summer Vegetables

Posted on November 4, 2014 by in lamb, vegetables

tomato stew

Tomato stew in summer? Stews are for winter when it is cold and miserable outside and you want something to enjoy in front of a warm fire place! Tomato Stew is  my all time favorite stew! I love stews, curry, bean stew, lamb stew and the South African Classic Waterblommetjie Stew! I am somewhat ashamed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sweet Potato, leek and Biltong Soup

Posted on May 14, 2014 by in rsg, soups, vegetables

sweet potato

Sweet Potato has become the new potato in our house! I cannot remember when last did I eat a potato quite frankly! Sweet Potato, being a better carbohydrate choice, has shot up in popularity since Tim Noakes dropped the LCHF way of eating! I must say, I was skeptic as I love potatoes in any […]

Food that inspires me to cook!

Posted on March 31, 2014 by in baked goods, vegetables

food

Food has become such an integral  part of our lives! Yes, we do eat 3 times a day, but what I mean by this statement is that it has infiltrated in almost all areas of our lives. A few years back, a car was advertised with a half naked blond draped over the bonnet, these […]

Low-carb beef tamales and grilled cobs of corn!

Posted on February 28, 2014 by in beef, vegetables

low-carb

Low-carb is a buzz word at the moment. People are going crazy with the idea of dropping the bad carbohydrates and replacing it with all the so-called forbidden fatty meats and cheese. Low-carb to me in essence means, I must drop the bad carbohydrates, the cakes, pies, pasta and my all time favorite POTATOES! Of […]