Category Archive: easy cooking

3 course Sandwiches for Meatless Monday

“3 Course Sandwiches!” was my answer to his question. “What are we eating tonight?” After I’ve said it, there was this long prolonged silence which ended in a deep sigh. “Is there a… Continue reading

Snacks – Eggplant Antipasto Recipe

Snacks, snacks and more snacks….phew, I’m tired just thinking about it! It is the time of year where I wish I had a personal caterer who would, at the drop of a hat… Continue reading

Nina in hospital, testing food…

Nina is as ever at the cutting edge of local cuisine!! Hospital food being her topic of choice this week. Young Chloe’ our Batwoman in training had a 10 foot fall at the… Continue reading

Limoncello Cupcakes!

Limoncello Cupcakes! It sound delicious doesn’t it? The perfect treat to celebrate the arrival of Spring. Here in Cape Town however, the weather is pretty much one day hot and one day not,… Continue reading

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai Green Chicken curry features on our menu often, It is a breeze to make, affordable and delivers on flavor everytime. When making Thai Food, it is important to have all your ingredients… Continue reading

Mushrooms and Blue Cheese on Ciabatta – perfect for a back-to-school lunch!!!

Light lunches or a mid-day( at 2 o’clock when school comes out) snack is always a problem for me, because we have our dinner at night, so it can’t be too heavy, but… Continue reading

Easy cooking for effortless entertaining Part 2 – Paella on a budget!

If you have a swimming pool, you will always have friends and children in your home who do not normally live there. Please do not think that I am complaining…I love it, in… Continue reading

Easy Cooking for Effortless entertaining Part 2

It is Christmas Holidays and it is definitely crazy season too!!! I see more and more people in the shopping malls, frantically planning and buying to make this Christmas season more special than… Continue reading

Bread recipes – Let’s have a picnic with a Jamie Oliver creation!

I think if you sit down and start counting the bread recipes on the internet, you will end up in the millions, but every now and then, one of them jumps up at… Continue reading

Chicken and Mushroom supper !

Have you ever made a meal that you had not planned at all and then it turns out to be one of your best meals ever? Well, at the moment it feels as… Continue reading