Bakery style cookies

Crunchy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside. For me that describes the perfect cookie. These are chocolate cookies with chunks of almonds and orange zest. So chocolate, orange and almond cookies? 🤔. I added 350g of chocolate to the dough making sure you get a nice chunk of ooey gooey chocolate withContinue reading “Bakery style cookies”

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”

Cinnamon sugar french toast muffins

These little morsels are absolutely delicious and they were a huge hit with my kids. They’re perfect for Sunday’s brunch or breakfast on the go. Here’s how you can make em’ Make sure to spray your muffin pan very, very well with cooking spray so the French toast doesn’t stick. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1/2Continue reading “Cinnamon sugar french toast muffins”

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”

Churros

Ingredients for 30 churros 1 cup (235 mL) water ⅓ cup (75 g) butter 2 tablespoons Natura Golden castor sugar salt, to taste 1 cup (125 g) flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs cinnamon sugar, to coat chocolate, melted, to taste Method Preheat oven to 180˚C. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt theContinue reading “Churros”

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”