South African Classic – Bobotie Pie

Ingredients 2 onions, chopped 2 tablespoons cooking pil 2 tablespoons curry powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 kg beef mince 1 white bread 250 ml milk 3 eggsContinue reading “South African Classic – Bobotie Pie”

Cream of fresh tomato soup

How adorable is this idea? A fresh panini, hollowed out and stuffed with cheese, pop the panini into the oven till the cheese gets all gooey and top up with cream of fresh tomato soup….heaven on a plate I tell ya.Here’s how you make itRecipe: Ina GartenIngredients3 tablespoons good olive oil1 1/2 cups chopped redContinue reading “Cream of fresh tomato soup”

Cajun prawns in alfredo sauce

A delicious one pot wonder. Ingredients 350g dry pasta such as fettuccine 400g large shrimp uncooked, shells removed 1 tbsp cajun seasoning 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp butter 1 small onion chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 1 can diced tomatoes 3/4 cup heavy cream 50g Parmesan cheese grated 1/4 tsp salt or to tasteContinue reading “Cajun prawns in alfredo sauce”

Chicken & Prawn Breyani

Ingredients to prep rice 2 cups rice 2 whole cinnamon sticks 3 green elachi pods 1/2 tsp tumeric powder Teaspoon of salt Method for Rice Precook the rice by boiling with the cinnamon sticks, elachi, tumeric and salt. Strain and set aside. Method for Chicken & Prawn 1 kg prawns 500g chicken fillets 1 onionContinue reading “Chicken & Prawn Breyani”

Fool proof roti

I’ve tried making rotis for years, sometimes they came out perfect and other times they were as stiff as a pizza base. But did you know adding baking powder to your regular mixture would ensure you get perfectly soft, delcious rotis everytime? You didn’t? well neither did I. Here’s a cool recipe which has neverContinue reading “Fool proof roti”

Marinara Sauce

I usually get really nervous when I have to prepare my own sauces especially for pastas as I’m a huge fan of Italian food but I hate putting on pants and going out to get some… sigh… what’s a girl to do? So I decided to put on my apron instead and try making myContinue reading “Marinara Sauce”

Moong Dhal curry

Tonights dinner is this hearty Indian dish made with mung beans better known as Moong Dal. This recipe calls for a wealth of spices such as turmeric, ground cumin, coriander and masala making this dish absolutely delicious and nutrient rich. Here’s what you’ll need to make this delicious dish Ingredients 1 cup moong dhal (boiledContinue reading “Moong Dhal curry”

Tex-Mex Chicken Fries

How good does this look? Really guys! I came up with this cool recipe which is 100% low carb because of my lifestyle, it always feels like I’m eating the same thing every week so I decided to spice things up a bit by making my own version of chicken fries minus all the carbs!Continue reading “Tex-Mex Chicken Fries”

Mince Kebab Chutney

Cold winter evenings call for a steaming bowl of kebab chutney and a side of buttery roti. Homemade kebabs are my absolute favourite, adding in lots of fresh garlic and coriander this meal is 100% banting friendly. Kebab Chutney For Kebabs 1 kg lean mince (beef, mutton or chicken) 1 tablespoon ginger/garlic 2 tablespoons tomatoContinue reading “Mince Kebab Chutney”

Jamie Oliver’s Fish Pie

Its 3pm and dinner is all done! Pretty impressed with myself, Monday blues and all. I got this recipe from the @jamieoliver Website and it is absolutely moreish (but when isn’t it?) Perfect dinner to ward of the Monday blues. INGREDIENTS 5 large spuds peeled and diced (about 3 cm) 500 gm smoked haddock slicedContinue reading “Jamie Oliver’s Fish Pie”