November 17, 2017

Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta

Talk about a fusion of world cuisines! Cubes of avocado are folded into chimichurri—an Argentinean sauce made of chopped parsley, […]
November 16, 2017

Sweet Potato Quesadillas

This fork-and-knife quesadilla is great topped with salsa and guacamole. Ingredients 2 Tbs. vegetable oil 1 small onion, finely chopped […]
November 15, 2017

Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Here’s a quick vegetarian version of the Brazilian national dish known as feijoada. This stew entices the eye with the […]
November 14, 2017

Roasted Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts

These roasted vegetables are enhanced with a fragrant mixture of rosemary, garlic and olive oil–start them a day ahead so […]
November 13, 2017

Prawns-To-Be-Wild, with Penne

This recipe is from our special friend, Anne Marie Chelin. We wish you good company with which to share this […]
November 12, 2017

Zanzibar Oven-Roasted Prawns

We have a holiday home in Zanzibar where, when we visit, we have to live off the local produce. Fish […]
November 11, 2017

Israeli Chicken and Apricots

With Richard’s Israeli heritage, it is only natural that he should love all foodie things coming from the Middle- East. […]
November 10, 2017

Oven-Baked Crunchy Chicken Strips

Sometimes it is good to have a recipe that looks after itself once the preparation is complete. This is just […]
November 9, 2017

Roasted Zucchini and Roasted Tomato Soup

This is one of Richard and Simone’s all-time favourites; a tasty, healthy starter, or a main meal, when adding some […]
November 8, 2017


A great dish for those watching their weight. I love the Mediterranean flavours coming through here: oranges, tomatoes, paprika, garlic […]
November 7, 2017

Spicy Lime Chicken-and-Noodle Salad

This chicken salad is crunchy and smooth, with exotic flavours. It has a preparation style which is not taxing at […]
November 6, 2017

Grilled Chickpea Polenta Cakes

INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Spanish onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed […]
November 5, 2017

Blueberry Yogurt Cake with Lemon Glaze

Cake 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, divided ¼ cup cornmeal 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup light […]
November 4, 2017

Green Bean Salad with Feta and Walnuts

 Ingredients 1 lb. green beans, trimmed (4 cups) ½ small head romaine lettuce, halved and thinly sliced (2 cups) 1 […]
November 3, 2017

Grilled Eggplant with Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients 1 large eggplant or 3 Japanese eggplants (about 1 1/2 lb. total), sliced into 1/2-inch-thick planks Salt and pepper 1 […]
November 2, 2017

Spinach and Gruyere Souffle

Ingredients 1 cup whole milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 large egg yolks 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. […]
November 1, 2017

Roast Sweet Potato Salad

INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon […]
October 30, 2017

Coconut, banana crumble cake

Cake: Butter 125 g Castor sugar 150 g Milk 60 ml Over-ripe bananas mashed 3 Self-raising flour 190 g Large […]