Steamed ginger fish fillets

Steamed ginger fish fillets

Steamed fish fillets with  ginger and a Soy dressing are really tasty and have a fantastic oriental flavor. They take just 15 minutes to prepare, is a healthy meal and you will swear you are in your local Chinese restaurant. What you need 4 fish fillets (Hake,...
Meringues

Meringues

Meringues are the one of my other favorites that can become any number of desserts or sweet things to munch on. I have made thousands of meringues over the years and this is how I do it. If you like meringues and have never made an Eton Mess, you are missing out on...
Easy apricot crumble

Easy apricot crumble

This is a classic and very quick dessert that is very versatile. You can add a few strawberries or goosberries as well for a change and the crumble topping comes out with a nice crunch that is sweet and so very moreish. What you need 15-20 fresh apricots 2-3...
Snoek marinade

Snoek marinade

This is a really great narinade for Snoek but can be used on any game fish like yellowtail. It gives a sweetness that really really comes out beautifully when baked on a braai or in the oven. the quantities here are for a 1.2-1.5kg whole fish. What you need 100g...
Quick Mexican beef stir fry

Quick Mexican beef stir fry

Every now and then I really like something that has a bit of a bite but does not involve the many ingredients for a good curry so I turn to this amazing Mexican beef dish that is so simple and really delicious that I made yesterday. This is good for 4 servings. What...
Pumpkin and spinach penne

Pumpkin and spinach penne

here is a really nice light and healthy pasta dish as another attempt at cooking for the summer slim down. Roast pumpkin has so much natural fresh flavor that you will probably not need to season so taste before you do. What you need 500g pumpkin cubed 1 cooked packet...
Fantastic french toast

Fantastic french toast

When last did you make French toast? It’s so simple and a real treat that should be doused with syrup. Make more than you would normally, this is a real hit and not for the weight conscious. What you need 2 eggs 2 tablespoons caster sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla...
Salmon with honey and soy marinade

Salmon with honey and soy marinade

Salmon has become my fish of choice. I love the creamy texture and it lends itself to being marinated so well. This honey and soy sauce marinade has got to be the best flavor for salmon. If you are dieting or just feel like you want a healthier diet in general then...
Chocolate Martini

Chocolate Martini

Chocolate Martini’s are really great as a different after dinner drink (or anytime really) that will round off your dinner and have them sighing and slipping low down into their chairs. This makes 4 and I suggest you make batches of 4 if you need more. What you need...
Chocolate fudge icing

Chocolate fudge icing

This icing is probably the most decadent icing I have ever made and for chocolate lovers not worried about calories or fat, you are going to love it. Use it on the chocolate cake recipe, the easy chocolate cake or the chocolate brownie recipe. It makes enough for the...