Tips and Tricks

Good Morning! I hope you are enjoying my consistency as much as I am? Today I will share a few tips and tricks I’ve learnt since moving out and having to cook most days. Continue reading

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Pasta la Vista

Bacon Pasta Recipe

Hey!!! Last week I was ill and housebound, the first day was a nightmare, thought I was dying a slow, agonizing death. The following day was a lot more bearable and I could taste things again.

For lunch I decided to make pasta; Claud is carb conscious so we hardly have pasta for supper. Inspired by Gordon Ramsay I threw together this easy mushroom and leek pasta. I added bacon… of course. The below quantities made enough for about 3 – 4 servings. Continue reading

Peppermint fridge tart recipe

South African Peppermint Tart Recipe

Hey guys, thanks for coming to take a look at my latest post which is super easy and yummy – two words which I think, all of us LOVE to hear.

Fridge tarts are the best for those who are a bit apprehensive about making desserts which require time in the oven, so I am thinking maybe I will load a few more of my favourites.

Peppermint tart is a classic South African dish and I doubt there is any person who can resist a bite… Continue reading

Pancake a, b, c

Easy Pancake Recipe

Easy Pancake Recipe

After getting my Facebook Page sorted and Instagram account linked to this website, I am feeling confident about posting more recipes.

Jamie Oliver posted a pancake video on Instagram which only requires 3 ingredients and I was longing to give it a try. This was my First pancake attempt ever! I jazzed it up with a layer of Nutella, strawberries drizzled with honey, a lick of icing sugar and a dash of cream… It was F A B U L O U S! Continue reading

Easiest Dessert ever!!

Nutella Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

As promised, I have another Nigella inspired recipe and this one is REAL simple to make.

It’s a chocolate cheesecake and requires only 6 ingredients. British folk or I assume it’s only British folk because of all the Come Dine with Me shows I watch use “digestive biscuits” as a base for their cheesecakes but I am unsure what would be the equivalent for us so I used tennis biscuits. Continue reading

Too easy – Homemade pickled beetroot and homemade mayo

I was off sick all last week, I’m still in recovery mode but back at work grrr! Being home alone was pleasant as I got to rest which was LONG overdue.

I decided to throw together 2 simple condiments; firstly coz I ran out of my fav – Hellmans Mayo and secondly I had an excess of beetroot with no direction. Continue reading