Durban Bunny Chow

This curry recipe came from Grey Street in Durban, and was traditionally made not of bunnies, but mutton. During the Great Depression, all races in Durban, South Africa, went hungry like everyone else.

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

3 ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies!! How can a recipe get any easier than that? Better yet… it only takes 10 minutes to throw together so you can do it before the children come home.

warm chicken salad

Warm chicken salad

Warm Chicken Salad – Kids quite like the warm chicken with the colder leaves, and mine love chicken anyway. It takes me about 10 minutes to chop and make.

Vetkoek and mince

VETKOEK – a Hearty meal!

Place two or three pieces of the flattened dough at a time into the oil. Fry each side until golden brown.
Serve with savoury mince, cheese or jam. Vetkoek and mince is delicious!

Turkey Carbonara

But now we have all those Turkey leftovers from Christmas, and I was wondering if you could substitute the ham for the turkey in a Carbonara?

Oysters are great

Sometimes you just have to get out and have some oysters. Now I LOVE oysters, I could eat them every day i think. I think. Too much of a good thing may not be good.

Red peppers stuffed with mozzarella & pesto

Red peppers are lovely . I actually grew some this year, but they didn’t get big enough to stuff. So here’s a great idea for red peppers.

Schwartz Recipe Inspirations

Schwartz’s new Recipe Inspirations Kit

So…. when Schwartz asked me to try out their new Recipe Inspirations Kit – I jumped at the chance. They sent me a few packs, and I got cooking.

Cheddar cheese, potato and leek quiche

Potato and leek quiche
I’ve been delivered a few extra leeks this week, due to the bumper crop received by the Organic Farm delivery I use. I get a delivery twice a month, but even at that rate, I can’t eat that many leeks, so no I have to find other ways to use them up.


Winter minestrone

Had enough of all that food over Xmas? Overdone your eating on ham, turkey, sausages and meat in general? Here’s a vegetarian soup to help you through the cold windy days……

Slow cooker Lasagne

Never tried lasagne in the slow cooker? well, now is the time to try it. Now or never….. and now really is the best time with these chilly days.

Black kale with bacon, garlic + rosemary

Kale is a vegetable I only got introduced to after I started cooking fro the family. It’s a lovely fresh change to either spinach or something like cauliflower.


Pumpkin pancakes

Still looking for something to do with all that left over pumpkin? Here’s a recipe you never thought you’d need (or do!). Try it out and give our kids pancakes they never thought they’d eat!

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