Marinated Broccoli, Tomato & Mozzarella salad

Summer is in full force in Pretoria at the moment. The sky is brilliant blue, the Jacaranda trees are sporting brand new purple blooms and it is already ridiculously hot. When the season changes, [...]

Tomato salad with Basil dressing

Isn’t it funny how the simplest of foods can sometimes be the most calming and comforting? I’ve been on a bit of a roller coaster of emotions the last couple of weeks with the [...]

The Ultimate BLT-Sandwich

  It’s confession time. Along with all my other food obsessions, I can now add sandwiches, in every way, shape and form to that list. I’m not talking about a cheese sandwich on [...]

Roast Tomato & Basil Soup

Everywhere I lo lately I see tomato soup recipes and photo’s. This might be the reason why I was so amped to make it last week, and why my husband was so surprised to find out that [...]

Caprese Lamb Stacks

Yesterday, whilst thinking about dinner, I knew I wanted to do something with Lamb. But I was so not in the mood for the regular stuff I do with it. I was after some serious inspiration but none [...]

Tomato Braised Lamb Shanks on Polenta

Now, it might not be ‘comfort food’ season in South Africa but it certainly is in the Northern Hemisphere. And quite honestly, yesterday I needed comfort food. It was one of THOSE [...]

Chicken stuffed with Spinach & Cheese on Tomato Orzo + a book give-away

I’m still working on getting my mojo back 100% but I find it hard to concentrate on coing and recipe development when I have SO much other stuff on my plate. I’m planning a Nautical [...]