The Pumpkin turns into a Prince
The combination of pumpkin and sun-dried tomato is really remarkable. The cream cheese brings in a creamy element, the rocket contributes to the freshness, earthiness, and peppery element of the salad. The toasted almonds adds a crunch, and the heat of the chilly flakes lifts the whole dish.
If you know you’ll be under a lot of pressure to prepare a salad for Friday night’s dinner party, this is a really basic deconstructed salad to prepare, but very compelling in flavour. A bonus is that you can start prepping the day before your dinner party. Adjust the recipe according to the number of guests, there really is no wrong or right when it comes to the ingredients.
My Mama’s food knowledge is endless!
My mother made something very similar when we were visiting them earlier this year (read about our trip to KZN here). That specific evening we hosted a big get-together for our friends we have not seen in ages. Needless to say, everyone enjoyed this dish, especially my vegetarian friend, Henelle. Watching my mother cook this dish, I noticed how simple it was to prepare. My mother gave me the recipe, but somewhere along the line, it got lost. I played around with this dish a few Meat-free Mondays and came up with my own version. CONTINUE READING
We are trying very hard to limit our added sugar and bread intake. I am constantly trying to get my hands on easy recipes for food that we are ‘allowed’ to eat. These flapjacks take a few minutes to prepare and are gluten-free with no added sugar, which makes them a great breakfast or as a snack throughout the day. The kids will also love these pink flapjacks – with no colourants! CONTINUE READING