April 27, 2017

Baked Mushroom & Barley Risotto

Mushrooms make a great meal and combined with barley make a risotto with a difference; a plus is that it’s […]
April 26, 2017

Coconut-Banoffee Pavlova

The great thing about this famous dessert is that the meringue can be made way ahead of time, and filled […]
April 25, 2017

Vegetable Red-Thai Curry with Noodles

Vegetables form a very important part of our diet. This curry supplies us with great taste and variety. It is […]
April 24, 2017

Thai Squash and Sweet Potato Phyllo Tart

We love the fresh taste of Thai curries, coconut milk, and coriander, added to Simone’s favourite sweet potato and squash; […]
April 23, 2017

Healthy Oat Crunchies with Sunflower Seeds

These crunchies are especially good with the addition of sunflower seeds, lots of lovely oats and coconut which helps to […]
April 23, 2017

Roasted Vegetable Lasagne

Always a hit with family and friends, try this veggie lasagne for a change. This is a great easy recipe […]
April 22, 2017

KitchenAid Waffle Recipe

[ultimate-recipe id=”15816″ template=”default”]   For more waffle recipes, have a look at my Pinterest board, filled with decadent waffle recipes
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 […]