Quick & Easy

Steak Pie

  My Mom-in-law is a fantastic cook, we are always excited when we are invited round for lunch or dinner at Mom & Dad’s house. It’s always a big family affair, with all the siblings and their spouses and their children chatting away and laughing… I’m... read more

Frying the Perfect ‘Sunny Side Up’ Egg

  In that moment, when a perfectly fried egg is placed before you, there is nothing better… the outside world seems to fade away and for the next 5 minutes (or less) it’s just you and that egg … or is that just me? *blush* My absolute worst is when I... read more

Caesar Salad

Photography by Darren Bester   Yield: 4 Ingredients  8 Quail eggs 8 slices Parma Ham Baby Gem Lettuce or Crisp Lettuce or Cos Lettuce 8 Ciabatta Bread Slices Parmesan Cheese for garnishing For the dressing:  1 egg 1 clove garlic 2tsp Dijon Mustard 2 tbsp lemon... read more

Smoked Salmon with Wasabi Cream on Pumpkin Seed Rye

Photography by Darren Bester   Yield: 20 – 25 Ingredients 3–4 Tsp Wasabi Powder 5 – 6 Tbsp Creme Fraiche 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice Maldon Salt & Black Pepper to taste 4 – 5 Sunflower Seed Rye Bread cut into small rounds 225grms Smoked Salmon Dill Sprigs to... read more

Bite Sized Caprese Salad Skewers

Photography by Darren Bester   Yield: 20 – 24  Ingredients 12 Mini Rosa Tomatoes, halved 12 Bocconcini halved (fresh bite size mozzarella balls) 4 – 5 Fresh Basil leaves shredded Olive Oil Salt & Pepper to taste Cocktail Sized Fork Skewers Method:  Marinade... read more

Curry in a hurry …

This recipe is a quick fix for a Butter Chicken Curry craving because it can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes, thanks to the store bought curry paste mix … *blush* why mess with a tried and tested formula? Especially if it means less dishes after a long day... read more