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Potato Latkes with Bacon and Guacamole

Posted on October 7, 2011 by in vegetables

Potato latkes, potato fritters, potato pancakes……what’s in a name? In the end, what matters is that the key ingredient is potatoes and I think I might have told you before……I LOVE POTATOES! I love it in any form, shape or size….. I can rarely imagine a Sunday roast without roast potatoes on the side or […]

Healthy Vegetable Spring Rolls

Posted on August 1, 2011 by in vegetables

Biting into a greasy Vegetable Spring Roll must be one of my ultimate closet pleasures. Whenever I visit a food market or fete, I am absolutely driven by my craving for this delicious, but “deathly” Chinese snack. I must say though, that after about the third spring roll, quilt takes over and I worry myself […]

Jack Parows Braai Broodjie – When kitch becomes cool!

Posted on June 24, 2011 by in vegetables

Jack Parows Braai Broodjie! Has Nina gone mad? Why Jack Parows and what’s he got to do with a Braai Broodjie(toasted sandwich)? For those of you who don’t know,  Jack Parow is an Afrikaans rapper that has taken the country and the world by storm. Do I like his music? “No!” Do I like the […]

Pancakes with Creamed Spinach – A delicious Meatless Monday recipe

Posted on June 20, 2011 by in baked goods, vegetables, vegetarian

Are crêpes and pancakes the same? I  don’t know? Seriously, this debate or argument has been around for ages and I don’t think we have come to a conclusion yet. In my mind a crêpe is thinner than a pancake, a little more dainty and ladylike, but in essence a crêpe is a variety of […]

Caponata – Delicious in more ways than one!

Posted on June 15, 2011 by in vegetables

One could say that Caponata is the Italian version of Ratatouille, because it has similar ingredients such as egg plant and peppers, but that is definitely where the resemblance stops, because Caponata is typically a Sicilian dish served cold as an antipasto and  is now popular all over the world. It can be eaten warm […]

Beer-battered Onion Rings

Posted on September 13, 2008 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Beer-battered Onion Rings – my favorite side dish to order when we go out for burgers.  My best post ever on this site has been this beer batter fish. It made me realize that although we are all trying to adapt to a healthier lifestyle, there is something in all of us mere mortals that […]