Spicy Mince & Salsa Wraps

I’ve never really been a savoury mince kind a gal.  I remember going to a friends house after school and being horrified when her mother presented us with mince on toast!  A firm favourite for many, i know, but not for this lady … or at least thats what I thought... read more

Creamy Cauliflower Puree

There’s all this fuss about cauliflower these days, its proving to be a great substitute for rice, pizza bases and mash potato.  Aaaah… Mash Potato, how I love thee … unfortunately though, you do nothing for my waistline!  So I thought, let me see... read more

Gammon with a Maple Syrup, Honey & Mustard Glaze

Nothing says Christmas in South Africa, quite like Gammon, does it?  It’s one of those meals thats reserved solely for Christmas.   If I had Gammon at another time during the year, I’d feel as if I was cheating on Christmas … I’m sure some of... read more

Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon…

Ever seen the movie Julie & Julia? A foodie must see… Where the main character, Julie aspires to cook all 524 recipes out of the great Julia Child’s recipe book, within 365 days. She blogs about her journey and all the recipes as she goes along, earning herself a... read more

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


Inspired by my recent travels to Greece and coupled with the fact that aubergines are in season and in abundance at the moment, I couldn’t resist cooking up a Moussaka! It was delicious and so easy to make … Ingredients: Yield: 4 – 5 1 Finely Chopped Onion... read more


Who doesn’t enjoy a good Lasagne? This one is quick and easy but packs a delicious punch of flavour that will have you returning for more and more and more … Ingredients: Yield: 6 For the Mince 1kg lean beef mince 400grms chopped canned tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato... 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