Category Archive: Food

Fruit and Veggie inspiration

Het jy jouself al vind staan voor ‘n rak gevul met vars groente by jou plaaslike markie, gevries, jy staan letterlik en verstaar jou? Have you ever cought yourself in the veggie isle at… Continue reading

Cooked Beetroot with fresh Basil leaves – Recipe

You might not yet know this about me, but I love markets, food markets specifically. There is something about fresh produce staring at you with so much promise. Promise of new ideas to… Continue reading

Vanilla cupcake recipe with Lemon buttercream icing

A cupcake is a cupcake is a cupcake… says who? We (both my husband and myself) have recently celebrated many birthdays at work and I must say, we are OVER cupcakes. But. We had these again and got reminded how tasty and what a treat a cupcake can be. Read the rest of the post for a real simple recipe that will definitely not let you down.

Seared steak – Steak prepared the South African way – Braai

Soft, juicy steak prepared the South African way. Meaning… roasted over an open fire, pretty much a barbeque, but we name it braai in Afrikaans and take note, braai is a verb (said… Continue reading

Steamed Artichoke – Recipe

“A woman is like an artichoke, you must work hard to get to her heart.” – Inspector Jacques Clouseau in The Pink Panther (2006) Have you ever eaten an artichoke? They are deliciously… Continue reading

Preparing your own cheese

I have found this article and think it would be amazing to prepare your own cheese! The article was originally posted on

November 10 is National Vanilla Cupcake Day

You will never believe it, I just baked a whole batch of Vanilla Cupcakes for a get together tomorrow evening. I still need to frost it and decided to see what is going… Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash/Pumpkin

I love butternut and grew up knowing it as pumpkin, only to find out recently it is actually a squash. Interesting. Never the less, it is still one of my favourites and quite… Continue reading

Pea Soup

It is spring in South Africa, but winter has decided to linger a little longer, so I have grabbed the opportunity to make soup, probably for the last time this year. I made… Continue reading

Creamy Blue Cheese with Mushroom, Chicken and Bacon Tagliatelle

My housemate used to make this recipe way back when we started to work right after university. It is one of my favourites. I find it extremely funny that she of all people… Continue reading

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