Margherita Tray Bake Pizza

This is the type of pizza I grew up with.  A quick-mix dough pressed into a baking tray and topped with tinned tomato & onion and lots of cheese. If it was a good time of the month, we would have the...

Old Fashioned Custard Cookies

Custard cookies (Vla koekies) are my absolute favourite biscuits of all time. As a child, we would find them at the local Tuisbedryf or at the till points at 7 eleven. Nowadays, it is only when we visit food...

Crispy Potato Skins with Bacon Crumbs

Yonks ago, "Mike's Kitchen" used to offer fried potato skins on their menu. What a tasty treat it was. Deep-fried golden deliciousness. I remember as a kid, I appreciated the fact that every bit of the potato...

Roasted Baby Potatoes: 3 Ways

My goodness, am I craving the humble potato!  All this LCHF/Banting hype just makes me want to rebel and eat a bowl of creamy mashed potatoes and inhale a platter of crispy roasted potatoes. I must be...

Porcini Mushroom Croquettes

This dish is inspired by La Mouette's most drool worthy and highly addictive truffle croquettes. When Nouvelle Mushrooms sent me a packet of their dried porcini mushrooms my first thought was Porcini...