Review: Bar Splendido – Tigers Milk

This past long weekend was superb! The weather played along giving us some much-needed rain and Sunday was a stunning summers day! It was so good Claud and I both agreed we cannot sit at home.

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What’s happening – chit chat

Heloooooo!

It’s been a while, this adult life thing ain’t fun(ny). My oven has also reached “pit of hell” levels with 50 degrees reaching 30000 degrees. So I thought to confirm that I am alive and, to not wander from this space, I’d write about what has been happening since my last blog post. Continue reading

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Good Morning!!

Summer has hit us smack bang in the face – finally! and also made me realise that I didn’t really work on that summer body in winter so I’m going to have to eat right, at least sometimes.

I really struggle with healthy snacks coz let’s be real… healthy snacks are not what we REALLY want to be eating. Continue reading

Fuss – Free Chocolate Tart

Hellooooo again, do you guys feel like the year rushed by only for it to have completely slowed down now? Ke Dezemba I am ready boss!

So with the festive approaching, I found a very easy chocolate tart you can whip up last minute for picnics, baby showers, hen parties especially when you don’t feel like slaving away in the kitchen. Continue reading

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

Weekend Things

House of H Review Cape Town

Friday past I was telling friends we need to visit Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants (FFMM) to check out different cuts of meat that are rare to find at the local shops and even more so in the Northern Suburbs. As luck would have it we found ourselves parked right opposite the exact butchery the following day in Woodstock and obviously had to pop inside. 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

Rant: The Good Food and Wine Show

Good Food and Wine Show Review

I think my luck has changed back into the green! I won tickets to the Good Food and Wine Show (GFWS) thanks to @CapeArgus and Lance Witten for the heads-up on his Twitter account. 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