Merry Christmas all

Merry Christmas all

Merry Christmas all I have really enjoyed this year of cooking and want to thank all my subscribers and visitors for their input and kind words. You, my visitor are the life blood of this recipe site and without your visits and comments this would be a lonely space. I...
German baked cheesecake

German baked cheesecake

This Cheesecake recipe is really good. It has a rich lively filling with a few raisins that make it something extraordinary. There is something so appealing about a beautifully browned baked cheesecake with its rich and creamy center you just have to try this. The...
New Orleans bananas

New Orleans bananas

The year is almost over and this dessert screams good times. It has rum, bananas, rasins and cinnamon. It’s a really great way to end a dinner party and takes little effort to prepare. (4-6 people with ice cream.) What you need 4 large ripe bananas Handful of raisins...
Sweet butternut

Sweet butternut

I have been asked quite a few times how to get kids eating vegetables and actually enjoying them. Well, this butternut recipe includes apples with a little orange juice which naturally sweetens the vegetables and really tastes fantastic. Butternut with apple is a...
deep fried calamari

deep fried calamari

Here is another fantastic and simple calamari recipe, if you have any calamaro rings left over from marinating for you salad make some deep fried calamari rings to dip into tartare sauce as another calamari antipasti or as a meal with a side salad and a some crisp...
Marinated calamari

Marinated calamari

Marinated calamari is a fantastic Italian dish which is great on it’s own as an antipasti or sprinkled onto a salad for a summer lunch. It’s so hot out these days I thought I would give you all something really easy that also keeps in the fridge very well,...
Chicken pie

Chicken pie

Chicken pies are just great and this recipe is for 6 small pies or about 20 ramekin sized pies which are excellent for a snack instead of the usual snack types. Just load them onto a tray with teaspoons and believe me your guests will love them. I had similar little...
Baked Sesame salmon

Baked Sesame salmon

There is little like a fresh piece piece of Cape salmon covered in toasted sesame seeds for a hot summers day meal. this recipe is so easy and so quick it’s hard to believe. This is all about the fantastic flavour of salmon, enhanced a little but preserving that...
Thai green vegetable curry

Thai green vegetable curry

This Thai vegetable curry is mild with a coconut cream sauce that makes vegetables taste like nothing you have ever tasted before. There are so many of us who don’t eat enough vegetables and what I usually do is have Chinese food when I feel I need more...