Saffron Rice & Meatballs

Saffron rice and Meatballs Ingredients500g lean beef mince2 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp smoked paprika1/2 tsp cumin powderSalt and black pepper to taste1 large egg3 tbsp dried bread crumbsOlive oil, for frying Saffron rice1 medium onion, chopped1 cup basmati rice, rinsed1 1/2 cups vegetable stockZest of 1 small lemon1/2 tsp turmeric powderA pinch […]

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Cheesy Mushroom Pasta

Cheesy Mushroom Pasta Ingredients200 g spaghetti2 tbsp EVOO40g butter300g Portabellini mushroomsSalt to tasteBlack pepper to taste3 sprigs of thyme1 tsp crushed garlic1/2 cup freshly grated parmesanFlat leaf parsley, to serveParmesan shavings, to serve MethodBring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti to the pot and cook per packet instructions. Reserve […]

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Chicken Fried Rice

It’s back to work for me this week, which means I am exhausted and can’t wait for the weekend! Oh, and it’s only Tuesday insert crying face emoji The one thing I am always looking forward to (except the weekend) is the food I’ll be cooking up I know I’m not the only one who […]

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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 red […]

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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 taste […]

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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 onion […]

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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 never […]

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