Thai Chicken & Veggie Noodle Salad

My first post of the year is on a healthy note. We all know I'm an avid food hedonist and will eat anything no matter what the calorie, carb or allergen content but I have to say since turning 33 recently, I...

Boozy Banoffee Trifle

It has become a tradition (and an order from my ouma) for my husband to make his mom's version of traditional trifle every Christmas eve. You know... instant custard, red and green jelly layered with sherry...

Peanut Butter Cookies

If I was a cookie, I think this would be it. Salt-of-the-earth, a little rough around the edges, unpretentious, nutty and I'd like to think, someone you'd want to have in your life forever, hahaha! It's no...

Homemade Creamy Ricotta Cheese

Have you ever tried making your own ricotta cheese? Well, let me tell you, it is so easy and such a gratifying experience. My recipe makes a somewhat creamier version and it is such a delight served as a sweet...

French-Style Potato Salad

With the festive season fast approaching, it's time to haul out some of my favourite recipes. Our family summer lunches aren't complete without some sort of potato salad. I have a weakness for my mother-in...

Creamy Sweetcorn & Coriander Soup

With the weather not being able to make its mind up, this smooth and creamy sweetcorn soup with fresh coriander is perfect for sunny or rainy days.  Delicious served chilled or hot, this soup base is...