I think Autumn is my spirit season. I love the chill in the air in the mornings and evenings, the fact that the sun is still warm and the days are still reasonably filled with daylight, and the food! Gorgeous, winter warming comfort food! I try to ignore my waistline in the colder months and … Continue reading Dumplings!
This is my go-to recipe for a hearty, warming lunch or dinner. A thick veggie soup with barley. I've changed it up recently, and I'm loving the adjustment of adding tomatoes, it just gives it a lovely tang. You will need: One large onion chopped fine Two stalks of celery sliced Two carrots, peeled and … Continue reading Thick Winter Veggie Soup
After living in a big city growing up and in Cape Town in my twenties, living in a small South African town has it's moments, when those moments hit we escape into "the valley" to a place called Padlangs and relax with our kids over some amazing food and slow relaxed atmosphere. Padlangs is in … Continue reading A little slice of heaven.
This recipe is from the Pick n Pay Fresh Living magazine earlier this year, the edition with the feature on eggs. It was so delicious! My hubby is usually the one who makes curries on the weekend but I was dying to try this one as my mom had already tested it out and said … Continue reading Chicken Biryani recipe.
Okay, I know, I'm like a stranger now, it's been such a long time since I've written anything. Can you forgive me? It's been a month of change, stress, detox and school holidays (thankfully not a month of those). We've navigated our way through the Easter holidays and Easter without too much chocolate and overeating. … Continue reading Let’s catch up.