Category: Main Course

Homemade burgers

Homemade burgers

It is that time of year when everyone thinks: ‘Let’s have a BBQ!’ Go all out and make your own burger patties. You won’t regret it…

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The Ultimate Comfort Food: Baked Chicken Fingers and Rice

Chicken Fingers and Rice bake

I went to Nursery between the ages of 3-6 and I still remember how every Friday was baked fish finger and rice day.  ‘Til this day I love it still.

Homemade Gnocchi

Homemade gnocchi

You had me at potato dumplings…

Homegrown Garden Pesto

Homegrown garden pesto

Pesto can be so versatile.  And, if done right, it can be very healthy too!

Buttermilk Lasagna

Buttermilk Lasagna

I had a glitch with my online shopping today.  The result?  I had to be very resourceful with what I had in the fridge, freezer and cupboard when it came to making dinner tonight!

Buttermilk Chicken Katsu Curry

Buttermilk Chicken Katsu Curry

I am sure that there are as many recipes for Chicken Katsu Curry as there are people in this world. After loads of research I’ve finally put together a recipe that the hubby approve of! 

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.

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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