Recipes

August 19, 2018

Jam-Jar Cheesecake Puddings

This is not a “cheesecake” as such, but the flavours are reminiscent. It is a super-speedy take on a cheesecake […]
August 18, 2018

Lemon Curd

  The tartness of lemons, combined with the sweetness of sugar, makes this an ever-popular filling for meringues, tarts, pies, […]
August 17, 2018

Saucy Date and Butterscotch

Pudding-in-a-Cup On a chilly evening, with a nip in the air; when you don’t have much time to make dessert, […]
August 16, 2018

Dark chocolate brownies

Dark chocolate brownies Makes 16 160g Medjool dates, pitted & soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes 100g (1/2 cup) […]
August 15, 2018

Salted Caramel Sauce

  One of the latest food fashions is to mix sweet and sour/savoury. This sauce is excellent, as it has […]
August 14, 2018

Vegetable Red-Thai Curry with Noodles

  Serves 2 30 ml olive oil 45 ml red Thai curry paste 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, […]
August 13, 2018

Classic Crunchies

  Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes INGREDIENTS 230gms butter 1Tbs golden syrup 2 cups of oats […]
August 10, 2018

Thai Squash and Sweet Potato Phyllo Tart

Serves 4 – 6 15 ml sunflower oil 30 ml red or green Thai curry paste 1 medium onion, peeled […]
August 7, 2018

Quick Mexican Tomato-Tortilla Soup

Quick Mexican Tomato-Tortilla Soup Serves 4 – 6 15 ml sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped 3 ml dried chilli flakes […]
August 6, 2018

Cherry-Red Roast-Tomato Starter

Serves 4 – 6 1 punnet Rosa baby tomatoes 25 ml olive oil Sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper 5 […]
August 3, 2018

Tabbouleh

Serves 8 – 10 250 ml bulgar wheat 375 ml boiling water 15 ml sea salt (Maldon sea salt is […]
August 2, 2018

Easy Spanish Tortilla

Easy Spanish Tortilla Serves 6 – 8 12 – 14 large eggs 8 potatoes, parboiled and chopped into thick slices […]
August 1, 2018

Quinoa with Butternut & Caramelized Onions

  Quinoa is a gluten-free grain. It originates in the Andean mountains of South America. It is high in protein, […]
July 31, 2018

Pistachio and Cranberry Cheese Roll

At certain times you need to entertain. This appetizer or starter certainly has a festive and colourful air about it. […]
July 30, 2018

Pawpaw & Avo Salad

Pawpaw & Avo Salad Wow! This salad is bursting with freshness and flavour; a must make when these fruits and […]
July 27, 2018

Foods you can braai instead of meat

Being a vegeterian, when I go over to dinner parties or to a braai people never know what to serve […]
July 26, 2018

White Gazpacho

500 ml bread cubes – use baguette, ciabatta loaf, or sliced, crustless, white bread 375 ml cold water, divided 80 […]
July 25, 2018

Rich Almond Tart

If you are a nut lover, then this is the sweet treat for you! Serves 8 – 10 Base: 125 […]