Category Archive: snacks

Chef Caro from Food24 cooks jam on RSG

The first time I met Chef Caro from Food24 was at some or other launch and I remember thinking: “What a life, to do just food every day?” I thought that all the… Continue reading

Por favor for Mexican Spud Skins!

Deep fried spud skins! Come on people really? Can you think of anything more tempting than that? YES, I can! Spud skins with a Mexican Twist, in other words  smothered in Tomato salsa… 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

One can of tuna – Tuna Pinwheels

Who would have imagined that a humble can of tuna could cause such a stir. I have had such a response to the first of my series, One can of tuna – Tuna… Continue reading

Jack Parow ‘s Braai Broodjie – When kitch becomes cool!

Jack Parow‘ s Braai Broodjie! Has Nina gone mad? Why Jack Parow and what’s he got to do with a Braai Broodjie(toasted sandwich)? For those of you who don’t know,  Jack Parow is… Continue reading

Chocolate Brownies without Chocolate?

Chocolate Brownies without chocolate? You’ve got to be kidding me! Oh no, I kid you not, I think I finally cracked it! You see this quest of mine has been going on for… Continue reading

Chocolate Truffles for your lover!

These chocolate truffles are so seductive and decadent, they should have featured on this blog around Valentine’s Day. Sadly(or shall I say gladly) I had other chocolate addictions at the time, I made… Continue reading

Risotto Balls – I think I found a new Vegetarian Favorite!

Risotto Balls all crispy and golden in color on the outside and soft and gooey AND cheesy on the inside…it is what foodie dreams are made of. Seriously, if you think risotto is… Continue reading

Middle Eastern Falafels for Meatless Monday

Falafels are always the first thing I look for when arriving on a market. We are blessed with many markets in and around the Western Cape and trust me at all these markets… 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

A Chicken Sandwich with a Moroccan inspiration.

Share A chicken sandwich is just one of the old favorites that one never grows weary of. Whenever we have roast chicken, my family’s first response is: “Yeah, chicken mayo for our lunchboxes”. Through… Continue reading

Fritters have never tasted this good!

Fritters must be the easiest snack in the world to make. Seriously, if you can grate something( and we all can do that), then you can make fritters. When I searched for the… Continue reading

Easy snack recipe!

Show me an easy snack recipe and I am always eager to try it. For those days when you lack inspiration and oompf for the kitchen, these recipes are ideal. If this easy… Continue reading

Easy Snacks – Pea Pesto on Toasted Bruschetta

These easy snacks have saved my b…..(you know what) several times in the last few weeks. Although I am getting up earlier and earlier every morning, my days seem to just not be… Continue reading

Sandwich Recipe – Antipasto Sandwich for me please!!!

Another sandwich recipe? Can this blog possibly post another sandwich recipe? My answer is yes, yes, yes!!!! Our school year has approximately 195 school days and I have 3 members of my family… Continue reading

Snack recipes – S’mores!

Snack recipes, if you have kids in the house, are a must. Although we try and keep the snacks healthy and nutritious during the week, it is ok over weekends to indulge into… Continue reading

Ciabatta with Rocket, Black Mission Figs, Prosciutto and Goat’s Cheese

Remember our virtual trip to Thailand, well today we are off to Italy, because when I think Italian food, I think…….fresh produce, quality ingredients, sexy food etc! I think every foodie dreams of… Continue reading

A Birthday Party for my son…but fun was had by all.

To plan a birthday party so shortly after the holiday season can be challenging to say the least. The first thing that I had to consider was that at age 11 boys are… Continue reading

Easy cooking for effortless Entertaining Part 1 – Salad on a stick!

Salad on a stick? Yes, it doesn’t get any easier than this! This is then my last post about Starters or Snacks and the beauty of this post is that it has no… Continue reading

Grilled Halloumi Cheese with Citrus Salsa

I have always loved cheese, all kinds really.I know that my knowledge on cheese is so inferior to some of you fellow bloggers out there,that is why I have embarked on a quest… Continue reading