Category: Course

The Ultimate Potato Salad

My Ultimate potato salad

There are a few staples that you will always find at a South African braai: pap, sous, greek salad, garlic bread and potato salad.  This is my ultimate potato salad recipe.

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Sweet potato bake

Creamy Sweet Potato bake

My sister-in-law’s sweet potato bake hits just the right spot!

Fluffy basmati rice

Rice

Whilst growing up my mother only cooked brown rice.  By the age of ten I was an expert in cooking brown rice.  Then I move to the UK, met my hubby and a new chapter in my life started: Basmati rice…

Chicken Pasta bake with Cream of Tomato Soup

Chicken pasta bake with Cream of Tomato Soup

This used to be my most favourite Tuna and Spinach tagliatelle dish of all time.  Then I became allergic to fish and moved to the UK where spinach tagliatelle are hard to come by so I had to adapt…

Unconventional Spaghetti Carbonara

Unconventional Spaghetti Carbonara

I can (and often do!) eat spaghetti for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Why is it unconventional?

Creamy honey-mustard chicken bake with tarragon

Creamy honey-mustard chicken bake with tarragon

Word of warning: This creamy deliciousness is not for the dieters amongst us!

Pancakes! Pancakes!

I love the rain. When it rains in South Africa we eat pancakes. I love pancakes. This year I’ve incorporated traditions from both sides of the equator.

Christmas Nostalgia (part 2)

Oh no! I cannot believe it is nearly February. Nearly a twelfth into the New Year and I’m still in the Christmas spirit!

Christmas Nostalgia (part 1)

The shops are getting ready for the Easter Fever, but I still feel a bit of the Christmas nostalgia lingering in the air.

Potjiekos

Sometimes I miss being little.  On Saturday evenings we would often sit outside as my dad makes a potjie. There are as many recipes out there as there are potjies, but of course, my dad’s Drunken Chicken Potjie is the best!

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