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Category Archives: Recipes

  • Please sir may I have some more Potato Soup

    I would love to win with the Hot Potato Blogger Challenge because potatoes have been a staple in my life. I remember my grandmother using potatoes to lengthen curries, bredies and stews, with the piles of potato peels tossed into … Continue reading

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  • Ultimate warm potato salad

    I would love to win with the Hot Potato Blogger Challenge because this salad is everything! It started out as an idea of a warm nicoise salad which is one of my favourites and then I thought how could I … Continue reading

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  • Ottolenghi’s Roasted Figs with Pomegranate Molasses & Orange Zest

    I love figs the deep purple or succulent green exterior, red center that’s sweet but subtly savoury – or is that just me?! This post could essentially stop there, I can eat a fig in any form as is split … Continue reading

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  • Baked Beans & Atchar in the Jozi Kitchen

    Sometimes only a simple dish and a R8.95 can of baked beans will do! A few days ago I had a craving for warmed baked beans in tomato sauce, but the South African classic version. You know the hybrid between the baked … Continue reading

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  • Strawberries & Cream in the Jozi Kitchen

    I know it’s not July and not Wimbledon yet, but I do have strawberries and cream in the Jozi Kitchen. I decided to try something new with a dessert I love, an Eton Mess. The reason I appreciate an Eton … Continue reading

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  • Tipple Tuesday – Martini Bianco on the rocks

    I discovered this Vermouth drink from my friend Robyn, she brought it over when we did the Woolworths Cook with Friends challenge (read all about it here). I was a skeptic at first because Robyn is a vodka on the … Continue reading

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  • Woolworths Cook with friends

    I received a challenge from Woolworths a couple of weeks ago to take up the Chicken Tapas Platter challenge on their new ‘Cook with friends’ app available on Apple and Android. This box arrived at my doorstep one evening and in … Continue reading

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  • Tipple Tuesday – Inverroche Gin & Tonic

    I came across Inverroche gin on my visit to Grootbos Nature Reserve (see my post on my Grootbos experience here). I will caveat that I am partial to a fragrant gin, with the black bottled Hendricks being my preferred and pantry … Continue reading

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  • Passion fruit Chai Ice Tea

    I am on Poppy Ntshongwana’s House of Poppy show on 5FM this afternoon at around 12pm talking tea appreciation in the What’s for Lunch slot. In the spirit of tea appreciation I thought I’d share an ice tea recipe I … Continue reading

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  • Grapefruit and Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

    A little while ago Acer asked me to do a little cooking demo at their A Touch More You blogger event held at Monaghan Farm. I decided to bake because I had really got the hang of it especially loaves like … Continue reading

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