Creamy potato bake

Creamy potato bake

A creamy potato bake makes any braai, this we know so why not make it as a veg any time. Make this potato bake with a steak, a few pieces of roast chicken, a piece of grilled salmon, anything really. It’s so delicious I just cannot get enough of it. Give it a...
Cheese baked potatoes

Cheese baked potatoes

These are another winter favorite of mine, crisped skins and soft fancied up insides. These baked potatoes are great on their own or as a side dish to one of the stews or roasts that I have made recently. They take a little while because you double bake them, but...
Prima Vera pasta

Prima Vera pasta

This vegetarian pasta is really fresh, takes just a few minutes to prepare and is an ideal light lunch. You can add a mixture of whatever fresh herbs you have around the house, mint is really good to add to the flavor along with the parsley. I have not included it in...
Easy potato wedges

Easy potato wedges

These are really great, mess free and can be done in the oven or on the braai. I have used basil pesto to make these but you can change the flavour to whatever you like really. They go perfectly with meat or chicken so serve them with you protein and a salad for a...
Aloo Gobi – califlower and potato curry

Aloo Gobi – califlower and potato curry

Having given up smoking recently I have become a lot more health conscious, not least of which is the weight I am bound to pick up if I keep substituting smokes for food. Well this was really great, vegetarian, spicy, delicious which we had as a side dish but could...
Christmas leftover ham and mango salsa

Christmas leftover ham and mango salsa

This mango salso recipe goes so well with smoked ham or gammon and for we who live in hot climates, it makes a sublime cold lunch, perfect for leftover gammon from Christmas. Use this recipe as a guideline, you can add spring onions finely sliced instead of red onion,...
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...
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...
Gnocchi supreme recipe

Gnocchi supreme recipe

I just love Gnocchi and this recipe has a creamy vegetarian sauce that I often add small chicken pieces or chicken mince to if I want some extra substance. The sauce is quite extraordinary with the pine nuts flavor really adding some depth to it. It’s a very...