Roast Chicken

Everyone needs a good roast chicken recipe to keep on hand. Its perfect for guests or for those days when you need something easy yet flavorful and delicious to feed the fam. A good roast pairs well with any side and you can even freeze it and keep it stored in the freezer for those…

Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

I’m that type of person that sees 20% cloud cover and automatically starts making comfort food. I love cold, rainy and over cast weather and along with it home made soup and stringy toasted cheese.   The perfect tomato soup needs different flavour dimensions, in this recipe i used garlic, fresh basil and balsamic vinegar….

Instant Pot Pasta sauce

Homemade pasta sauce is legitimately the easiest to make if you have an instant pot. This is a pretty basic sauce that doesn’t have any veggies in it except canned tomatoes. It’s a big batch which can be frozen into individual serving sizes for your convenience.   Normally pasta sauce can take hours to make…

Instant Pot Dhal

There are certain foods that one avoids making, simply because it just takes way too long. Yellow dhal is one of those things. Typically used in Indian cooking, yellow oil dhal either requires pre-soaking or long boiling time. well not anymore.   If you have been living under a rock in 2019 let me introduce…

BAKE IT ROYAL- HERITAGE DAY

if you follow me on instagram , you would’ve noticed a series of nostalgic home-made dishes straight from my moms kitchen. Including a selection of treats and bakes that we only trust Royal Baking powder with. I remember growing up with tons of traditional foods and while heritage day for many means braai or pootjie,…

Mutton Curry

I have taken a step back from the blog as work and Instagram have been taking up a lot of my time. however, I have received numerous requests from non-social media followers to resume blogging. So here I am!   As a welcome back I have decided to post the recipe for my mutton curry…

The Stylish Bakers

I have mentioned The Stylish Bakers in a post before and since then I have had the pleasure of meeting the dynamic sister duo. If you’re an instagrammer you should be following @thestylishbakers . Faaiza and Aneesa are two beautiful and talented women that have taken the insta world by storm. Faaiza and Aneesa’s fame sprouted when…

Cheaters guide to big breakfasts- Frittata​

So here’s the thing. We are a BIG family and breakfasts are always tricky. I personally hate eating alone, especially when everyone has already devoured all the food and has left you with that one cold egg with the wrinkly egg yolk. There’s always that one person that is left in the kitchen flipping eggs…

Masala Lamb Chops

My mom used to make these chops so often when we were growing up but I never actually tried to make it until now. I often find myself going back to her recipes , its my favorite form of comfort food.   A few tips from mom, it’s best to choose a lamb chop rather than a…

Cous Cous for Brunch

I have never actually been one that would lean towards eating cous cous. However, I recently decided to give it a go and I (and the guests) were pleasantly surprised at the outcome. My guests have become the test subjects of my spontaneous and adventurous recipes, that’s the price you pay when visiting me I’m…