Category Archive: my easy cooking

Vegetarian Spaghetti Carbonara

The idea of a vegetarian Spagetthi Carbonara will surely send  shivers down  the spines of those who love this classic Italian dish. I know of one person in particular who will most probably… Continue reading

Meraai se Chicken Pie (Paai) on RSG

Meraai se Chicken Pie will feature on my radio slot tomorrow morning on RSG. I do not know who Meraai was or where this pie comes from, but it certainly is the best… Continue reading

Creamy, dreamy mushroom sauce!

This is the mushroom sauce you have always been dreaming of. Ser-i-aasssss, (Serious) people, you have to trust me on this one. My “critics” voted this the best sauce I have ever made… Continue reading

Food and the Fabulous Chicken Tagine on RSG

This Chicken Tagine by Ishay from Food and the Fabulous is a welcome belly warmer after all the Easter Buns, Chocolate treats and other sweet temptations like my first batch of Easter Macarons… Continue reading

Nutty Chicken Schnitzels with dried fruit chutney

My family loves chicken schnitzels, but because it is a bit of  a labor-of-love with-thing with the stages of egg wash, flour, egg wash again and then the crumbing, I very seldom make… Continue reading

Easy Easter Breakfast Buns or Roll on RSG

If you see the recipe for this my Easy Easter Breakfast Buns you will kick yourself and say: “Now, why did I not think of that?” Maybe you have and if so, drop… Continue reading

Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards – A memorable day!

The Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards Ceremony was held at the Slowfood market at Oude Libertas in Stellenbosch on Saturday 24 March 2012 and it marked a definite highlight of my… Continue reading

My Easy Chocolate Eclairs

My easy Chocolate eclairs? What makes this recipes so special that I can claim it for myself? Trial and error and 2 batches of  flop eclairs. In my family if you have learned… Continue reading

Budget Custard and Caramel Pavlova for end of the month blues!

Making a budget pavlova sounds like a bit of a contradiction doesn’t it? After all this is a rich and very elegant dessert, using only the best ingredients. Any dessert that is named… Continue reading

Ming-Cheau Lin cooks on RSG

Thinking of butterfingers bring visions of eating freshly cooked mealies with butter running down my fingers so when I read about this blog called Butterfingers, the last thing on my mind was Taiwanese… Continue reading

Pineapple Chicken Burgers with Mango Salsa

These tasty Pineapple Chicken Burgers were born out of  sheer necessity……. necessity to spend as little time in the kitchen and as much time in the pool as possible. Seriously, I cannot remember… Continue reading

Countdown to Christmas Menu – My Festive Roulade on RSG

Today we move from Starters on our Christmas Countdown Menu to desserts! Yes, your eyes are not misreading something, nor have you missed the “Main Course”, but last week on RSG I promised… Continue reading

Cheesy Pasta Shells in a rich tomato sauce

Making these stuffed pasta shells was my come back after a few days of non-cooking in My Easy Cooking HQ. If you are in the kitchen all day, every day, then trust me,… Continue reading

Italian Meatball Sub and other man stuff!

If you research the word “Sub” on the Internet, you get answers such as submarine, subscription, substitute, but the two explanations that I caught my attention were “sub”, referring to sub-woofer and “sub”… Continue reading

Fudgy Coffee Cake with Caramelized Pears

Confession time! I have always thought that coffee cake is something with a coffee flavor. So every time I read a recipe for coffee cake, I gently clicked away, because it is not… Continue reading

Chocolate-filled Shortbread on RSG

As if shortbread is not sinful enough, imagine little shortbread cookies with a heart of chocolate. Oh my word! How delicious can it be? Well, they are so delicious that it is very… Continue reading

Fettucine Alfredo and teaching an old dog new tricks!

Thinking of all the bastardized versions of Fettuccine Alfredo that I have seen on the Internet and horror upon horror all the bad ones I have served my poor (un-informed) family, I have… Continue reading

Shrimp/Prawns, call it what you like. Let’s just boil it!

I think my fascination with shrimp or prawns started when Bubba said to Forest Gump: “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it,… Continue reading

Lip smacking Roast Chicken Pasta Bake

The aroma of roast chicken drifting through my house fills me with nostalgia and a fuzzy feeling every time. There is something so hearty and homey about serving a roast chicken with all… Continue reading

Spicy Rice with Snap Peas, Feta and Mint

The Spicy Rice with Snap Peas, Feta and mint that I made tonight was not only really, really tasty, but it erased lots of bad images I had my mind of  Spicy Rice..Let… Continue reading