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Curry Recipes

The love for curry in my home has originated from my dad, who still to this day, will make himself a curry for dinner about 2-3 times a week. The same chicken curry, over and over, with slight variance in heat, but he loves eating his chicken curry and that’s great! When I got married,… Read more »

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Triple Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

Ingredients For the Crust 24 Oreo cookies-finely crushed 1/4 cup unsalted butter-melted For Cheesecake Filling 900 grams cream cheese – room temperature 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon cocoa powder 4 eggs – room temperature 280 grams bittersweet chocolate-chopped For Chocolate Topping 3/4 cup heavy cream 170 grams bittersweet chocolate – finely chopped 1 Tablespoon granulated… Read more »

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Heathy breakfast ideas

Eating breakfast, lunch and dinner is a good idea to make sure that you are getting  the correct nutrients into your body so that you can function at your best everyday. It is quite a popular theme these days for people to skip breakfast and/or lunch and then compensate for it by eating a massive… Read more »

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Almond and Cacao Energy Balls

I am someone who needs to eat smaller portions, but more regularly throughout the day. These date balls have been a lifesaver. They are absolutely delicious and so healthy too! This batch made about 28 date balls. This recipe is from Deliciously Ella. Ingredients 200g almonds (1 cup) 400g medjool dates (2 cups) 4 tablespoons… Read more »

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Week night dinner: Bolognese

This is your normal bolognese mince, but with a gourmet hearty twist. Don’t let the word g.o.u.r.m.e.t put you off – give it a try, it is not difficult and I think you will welcome the flavour burst you create through using these added ingredients. Ingredients: 500g Beef mince Pasta, shell shaped Olive oil, 2… Read more »

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A traditional South African dish: BOBOTIE

What is Bobotie?  Bobotie is a delightful South African dish that is filled with beef mince, spices and aromatics with an egg topping. It is a favourite in most South African homes, and it is traditionally served with a side of yellow rice with raisins in it. Why is it a traditional dish? It’s commonly… Read more »

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Greek Evening!

As a family we LOVE to cook! Sometimes just so that we can try a new cuisine, we will turn our whole evening into that cuisine, hence the title GREEK EVENING. One day Andrew sent me a link to an authentic Greek guy called Akis Petretzikis (His name is SO Greek! He’s the real deal… Read more »

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Sugar cookie recipe

  This recipe is sweet, but not too sweet, and light, rolls perfectly, bakes nicely, stays soft, freezes well, decorates great,…and of course it’s pretty easy! Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract (I use clear) About a half hour before making… Read more »

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Greek Yogurt Chocolate Fudge Ice lollies

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chocolate almond milk, cow’s milk, or non-dairy milk of your choice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Greek Yogurt (Full-fat recommended for creamiest results) Method In a small sauce-pan over medium-low heat melt the chocolate chips, stirring constantly, until completely melted. Add in the… Read more »

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Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews 1/2 cup fresh dates, pitted 3/4 cup coconut oil, olive oil, or butter 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoon coconut flour 2 cup blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup pecans, finely diced 1/2 cup dates, finely diced Instructions… Read more »