April 21, 2017


When we entertain, it is handy to serve something that improves in flavour when made in advance. Tabbouleh is just […]
April 20, 2017

Simone’s Zanzibarian Aubergines

A quick and simple side dish, absolutely delicious and very easy to make. Aubergines (brinjals) are often called the ‘poor […]
April 19, 2017

Quinoa Confetti Salad

Quinoa is a gluten-free grain. It originates in the Andean mountains of South America. It is high in protein, minerals […]
April 18, 2017

Easy Spanish Tortilla

This is a very special recipe to me. The first time I went for dinner to my in-laws’ home, Maggie […]
April 17, 2017

Baked Risotto

I love risotto, but for some reason my patient attempts at stirring away over a stove have never produced the […]
April 16, 2017

Cheese Puffs

These little puffs are just the ticket when you need something small and savoury. Do eat on the day of […]
April 15, 2017

Apple Roses – Quick, cost effective treats!

Ingredients  1 frozen puff pastry sheet 2 red apples Half lemon, juice 1 tablespoon of flour, to sprinkle the counter […]
April 14, 2017

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

400g plain chocolate, broken into squares 180g golden syrup 100g butter or margarine (100ml) 2 packets digestive biscuits or 1 […]
April 13, 2017

Winter Warmer

500 g fresh salmon fillets, skin on, cut into 4 Marinade: 30 ml soy sauce 10 ml sesame oil 1 […]
April 12, 2017

Smashed Potato

This is a different way of doing a potato bake! You boil new potatoes in their skins and then when […]
April 11, 2017

Artichoke Lasagne

Richard’s mum, Margaret, loves artichokes, and with her in mind; this recipe was devised. This has since become a family […]
April 5, 2017

Duck Breast Salad

One of Simone’s most favourite meals is duck, cooked any way. This recipe is especially good, using duck breasts; combining […]
April 4, 2017

Coconut-Curry Chicken

We love the flavour of this chicken dish. It is great for us, as we can make it ahead of […]
April 3, 2017

Butter Chicken

When we entertain, we are always on the lookout for easy recipes which will appeal to most of our guests. […]
March 30, 2017

Smoked Salmon, Spinach and Tomato Pasta

Pasta is such a simple thing to cook and to turn into an easy meal. This recipe is no exception, […]
March 28, 2017

Fresh Fish with Chilli-Tomato-Lime Jam

Lip-smackingly good! This is food with real flavour. The cumin in the batter gives the fish a lift. Together with […]
March 27, 2017

Crispy-Crunchy Fish Bites

When there are just two of you, you look for something quick and easy to prepare, something which is nutritious […]
March 26, 2017

Zucchini Noodles with Basil-Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Fresh, raw zucchini noodles tossed with basil pesto and cherry tomatoes make a light, healthy meal. Make this recipe for […]