Picnic Inspo – The Rhino and Lion Park

Fancy a picnic? The weather is warming up here in the Southern Hemisphere and with the lock down restrictions gently eased, we are all about spending time outside. The only time you will catch me outdoors , is if there is an opportunity for a picnic, braai or anything food related basically.  I wanted to…

One Pot Pasta- Italian Deli Online

Are you looking for a meal in 30 minutes? If you are, then you’re in the right place! I was given the opportunity to use some of the most amazing Italian products from Italian Deli online and create some recipes that are quick and delicious! This one pot pasta is dreamy, so much so that…

Chicken and Mushroom Phyllo Pie

Ever since bebe number 2 arrived , I hardly eat heavy Indian meals. I’m gravitating towards lighter meals (maybe cuz I’m eating all day anyway lol) This chicken and mushroom pie was playing on my mind for days. When I was 16 I would work for my brother in the mall , every morning King…

Easy Tacos

I’ve always loved me a good Taco night. Usually spent with my favourite people because I love an audience for meals too! There is another recipe for tacos on my blog which is a bit more intricate and has different ingredients but that’s if you’re going all out! If you want an easy yet delicious…

Gaajar Halwa

Gaajar Halwa is one of my favourite indian sweets. Some serve it as a starter while others serve it as dessert. Either way I’m a fan! Gaajar means carrot, this is basically slow cooked carrots with milk and aromatics until it caramelizes and breaks down into a thick paste like product. It takes a few…

Mongolian Beef

It’s safe to say that living in Dubai has exposed me to many different cuisines and tastes, as a result my culinary preferences have broadened drastically. The best part about living in the UAE is having everything halaal on your doorstep for you to try. Sadly, when coming back to South Africa after 7 years…

Saffron Falooda

While most people are hesitant to celebrate during these current times, I do feel like a little cheer is needed to lift the spirits. This Saffron Falooda is a happiness in a cup and the images itself make me feel a little jollier. I created this recipe about a year ago during Ramadhan and it…

Faaiza’s Masala Tuna

This Tuna recipe will help you make use of all that tuna you have stocked up  in your storage or pantry. Its great for breakfast, brunch or as a filling for sandwiches. This is a Sunday brunch staple that I grew up eating at my Aunts house. Her daughter in law Faaiza was always busy…

Pancake Tray Bake

Its day 10 of the nationwide lockdown here in South Africa,  efforts of flattening the curve against the spread of covid-19. Families are spending more time at home and have more time on their hands to experiment in the kitchen. However its starting to take its toll on the primary cook in the family (I’m…

Baked Beans Shakshouka

i am revisiting recipes from my blog to create content for my YouTube Page. I created this baked beans shakshouka ages ago on a family vacation. Self-Catering Vacays are always fun but one person (thats me) always gets kitchen duty. I love serving one pot meals when there are lots of people. It takes just…