Chakalaka

What’s a good meal without a proudly South African vegetable relish? For as long as I can remember we would have chakalaka at every braai. My mom is the master of this relish in our family but as I grew older I took over from her and maybe tweaked it abit but it still tastes…

Avocado sauce

Decided to take my love for avo to another level. Tried out this green sauce, with just a few ingredients it’s pretty amazing. You can use it as a dip, pasta sauce or even on a sandwich. Ingredients  1 Avocado 1 Cup Parsley 2 Tsp Garlic, minced 1 Tsp Chilli 1 Tsp Cumin Juice of…

Lentil Chilli 

Hello good people it’s been a while. Life happens when life happens but that’s the joy of it right? I’ve actually been cooking non stop but never could catch a moment to capture everything:’). I’ll be sharing more of quick meals. So I made this Lentil chilli with chickpeas the other night, I’ve become such…

Beef stew and dumplings

My dads favourite meal. I really enjoy this hearty home cooked meal especially in winter, i’m sure you will too 🙂 Ingredients Stew 800 g Beef, cubed 1 Onion, chopped 1/2 Yellow pepper, chopped 5 ml/ 1 tsp Garlic, minced 5 ml/ 1 tsp Paprika 10 ml / 2 tsp Curry powder 10 ml/ 2…

Chickpea curry

If you love hot food and curries then you will definitely enjoy this. For a meatless meal it really went down well, it had the right amount of heat. You can serve it with some white rice or tortilla cups, as a snack or starters. Enjoy!  Ingredients  Vegetable oil  1 onion, chopped 1/4 yellow pepper, chopped 1…

Butter chicken wanna be

The plan was to make a butter chicken recipe but seems like I was missing quite a few ingredients from what I would normally use hence the “wanna be” part. Firstly I used margarine instead of butter, I then went on to find some of the spices I needed I didn’t have and I used…

Creamy white cheddar gnocchi

I remember watching the cooking channel and there it was this glorious thing which resembled pasta and as a pasta fan I knew I had to try it out. I made it with some baby spinach, mushroom and white cheddar cheese as I would with my pasta dishes you can use Parmesan as well but…