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 »

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 »

Chocolate Drizzled Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Ingredients 680 grams cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup Sugar 1 2/3 cups Reese’s peanut butter chips (or chocolate chips, and add in 2 tablespoons of peanut butter) 1/4 cup milk 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Tennis Biscuit Crust  Chocolate Drizzle  Method Heat oven to 230 degrees celius. Beat cream cheese and Sugar in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth. Place peanut butter chips and milk in… Read more »

How to plan a food menu that will impress your guests

These days your guests are going to remember your event if the food was tasty! Because really tasty food creates happy feelings and you want your guests to leave your event having had a great time. This is not difficult to achieve but there are a few things to think about and a fair amount of administration… Read more »

Healthy Dinner Ideas

Why is healthy eating important? When combined with exercise, a healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level, and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis. People of diferent ages and activity levels have different calorie needs. How much you eat of a certain type of food, such as… Read more »

Healthy Lunch 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 »

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 »

Choosing to eat healthy is a choice

It is on most people’s new years resolutions to eat more healthily, but then they struggle to do so. I think they struggle to because most people have a lack of understanding about what healthy and unhealthy food looks like. The other reason is that a lot of people assume they cannot afford to eat… Read more »

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 »

Grain-free Apple Spice Coffee Cake

I decided yesterday I felt like baking a cake, and so I decided to try one of Danielle Walker’s recipe’s. As much as we can, Andrew and I try and eat more or less according to a paleo lifestyle, cutting out refined sugars and carbs however, we obviously don’t always stick to it. I was… Read more »

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  • Banting Series: Recommended Recipe

    Peanut Butter Crumbed Cauliflower Ingredients 50ml crunchy peanut butter 60ml salted peanuts, finely chopped 125ml hot milk 1 egg 1ml salt 5ml baking powder 1ml peri-peri powder 400g cauliflower, broken into fairly small florets oil for deep-frying 60g flour (coconut or almond flour) Method Mix the peanut butter and peanuts with the hot milk and cool slightly. Add the egg and mix. Sift… Read more »

  • Banting Series: Recommended Recipe

    Beef and Feta Burgers with Creamy Avocado  and Courgette, Pea & Mint Rostis Serves 2 | Preparation time 10 minutes | Cooking time 20 minutes WHAT YOU’LL NEED For the beef patties 500g beef mince 1/2 onion finely chopped or grated 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 75g feta, roughly crumbled 1 egg, lightly beaten Handful… Read more »

  • Banting Series: Recommended Blog Pages

    Hello! We are still busy with our 3 part series on healthy eating. In week one, we looked at the topic of Paleo. In week two we will be speaking about Banting. This week will be all about Banting so keep looking at our website, as well as our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rolling-Pin/1435078183370618 If you are currently enjoying the… Read more »

  • Paleo Series: What is the Paleo diet about?

    This week we have been speaking all about the lifestyle of Paleo. This blogpost contains a lot of the research you need to know about it. I would encourage you to spend the time reading it if you are interested in the diet. If you are not interested I would still encourage you to read it… Read more »

  • Paleo Series: Recommended Recipe

    Bacon Butternut Squash Soup   Prep time: 15 mins. Cooking time:1 hour Total time: 1 hour 15 mins  Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 large (1kg) butternut, peeled and cut into large chunks 3 whole carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 2-3 strips of bacon, chopped (personal preference – you welcome to leave… Read more »

  • Paleo series: Recommended recipe

    LEFT OVER ROAST CHICKEN SOUP WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES This soup is the solution to using up all of the extra vegetables from the roast as well as the leftover chicken. It’s a hearty soup and will warm your body right up on a cold day. INGREDIENTS: 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 carrots, peeled and cubed 1… Read more »

  • Paleo series: Recommended book

    A lot of people are trying really hard to change their eating lifestyle by cutting carbs out, increasing their fats, and cutting out refined sugars and preservatives. This month The Rolling Pin is going to be running a series where we talking about paleo, whole30 and banting. This week specifically is dedicated to the PALEO… Read more »

  • Meet the team

    Meet the Rolling Pin TeamWho or what is the Rolling Pin?  By now hopefully The Rolling Pin is a name that is starting to stick in people’s minds, and is not just a passing thought when they scan through their Facebook page perhaps. We are still relatively new, so we thought that it would be… Read more »

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