Welcome to the Marriage of Pumpkin & Rooibos (and Cinnamon)
Seriously, which South African does not like a good old pumpkin fritter? Or ‘pampoenkoekies’ as we call it in Afrikaans. Pumpkin fritters have ALWAYS been a staple food in Afrikaans households, as well as a favourite at Afrikaans weddings. The flavours are a perfect match! CONTINUE READING
Rice Cakes, so very versatile
Rice cakes are so versatile. Because they don’t really taste like much – not sweet or salty, you can eat them as is, or use it as a basis for you sweet or savoury healthy snacks. We don’t always have time in our busy schedules to drop what we are doing to go into the kitchen to make our daily snacks. Here is a healthier way to turn this all-round ‘vessel’ into a masterpiece. This recipe is perfect for those types of weeks. These rice cakes are easy to prepare in advance – it takes about 15 minutes. And once you have done your prep, you are all ready for the busy week ahead. CONTINUE READING
Hearty soups vs. crunchy salads
I know it is winter and we are all hungry for hearty, warm soups and stews and LOADS of bread to serve it with, but sometimes, in our house, we get tired of it and crave something raw, crunchy and light. Yesterday was a raw, light ‘n crunchy kinda day.
Smoothie Bowls & Salad Bowls
I am sure you have seen the smoothie bowl trend that has been making its rounds. These are just the savoury, vegetable brothers of those sweet, colourful bowls. Do yourself a favour and feast your eyes on these colourful delights – #smoothiebowls.
These attractive bowls of salad are packed with all the goodness of a typical salad, but presented in a different, somewhat neater, more orderly way. It is lovely and green and makes my husband happy! CONTINUE READING